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Vanderbilt Community Thrives Amid COVID-19 Challenges

Jun. 24, 2020—“Unprecedented era,” “trying times,” “uncharted territory.” We’ve all read these words a hundred times. Yes — the world we live in today looks different than it did a few months ago, but amid these challenges, the resilience of the Vanderbilt community remains unshaken. At Vanderbilt, our faculty, staff, and students continue to do what they...

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Vanderbilt Releases Return to Campus Plan for Fall 2020

Jun. 17, 2020—Vanderbilt is looking forward to welcoming students back to campus as we plan to resume in-person classes for the 2020–2021 academic year. Since the outbreak of COVID-19 and transition to remote learning in the spring 2020 semester, university officials have been working in close consultation with Vanderbilt University Medical Center and our School of Nursing as...

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Vanderbilt Admissions Cares – Updated Information

Jun. 6, 2020—By Douglas L. Christiansen, Vice Provost for University Enrollment Affairs and Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid and John O. Gaines, Director of Admissions The Office of Undergraduate Admissions at Vanderbilt University stands with the Black community and condemns acts of police brutality, racism, and injustice. We are saddened and enraged by the recent senseless...

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Vanderbilt Admissions Cares

Jun. 3, 2020—The leaders of our office would like to share their thoughts regarding recent events. By Douglas L. Christiansen, Vice Provost for University Affairs and Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid and John O. Gaines, Director of Undergraduate Admissions   The Office of Undergraduate Admissions is proud to represent Vanderbilt University, an institution that is taking...

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Congratulations Class of 2020!

May. 7, 2020—The Office of Undergraduate Admissions is excited to congratulate the graduating Class of 2020! Four years ago we welcomed this exceptional group of students as incoming first-year students, and now we wish them the best in their next steps as Vanderbilt alumni. While the in-person Commencement ceremony has been postponed to 2021, Vanderbilt has honored the...

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Introducing New Blogger Sarah Dalton

Apr. 27, 2020—Hi, I’m Sarah Dalton, the new communications coordinator in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions! Before joining the OUA team, I was the publications coordinator for the Ph.D. program in law and economics at Vanderbilt Law School. I’m looking forward to contributing to the Vandy Admissions Blog! Like many Vanderbilt students, I moved to Nashville after...

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Class of 2024 Decisions Available Online March 25

Mar. 25, 2020—This afternoon, we released decisions for Regular Decision applicants through MyAppVU. You can see the full details of our online decision release below. Online Decision Release Notes: Beginning at 5:00 p.m. Central Time today, Regular Decision applicants have been able to log in to their MyAppVU portal to access decisions. MyAppVU is THE WAY to find out...

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Updates from the Vanderbilt Office of Undergraduate Admissions

Mar. 10, 2020—(Updated May 19, 2020)  We understand that families in many areas are dealing with the impacts of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). If your family has been impacted, please know that our thoughts are with you. Vanderbilt University officials are closely monitoring the situation, and you can see the latest updates at vu.edu/coronavirus.  Below are...

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Class of 2024 – Early Decision by the Numbers

Feb. 26, 2020—Earlier this month, we released Early Decision II admissions decisions to applicants to the Class of 2024. That wrapped up our Early Decision phase of admissions, so we are now able to share the summary statistics about the newest Vanderbilt students. Our Class of 2024 is shaping up to be an incredibly talented and accomplished group...

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Understanding College Admissions Decisions Plans – Early Action, Early Decision, and Regular Decision

Oct. 13, 2019—If you’re a high school senior starting the process of applying to college, you may be thinking about decision plan to use. Colleges offer varying decision plans with different deadlines, different levels of commitment, and different dates when you’ll find out admissions decisions. We’re here today with an overview of some of the main types...

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This Summer, Get a PreVU of Vanderbilt

Apr. 25, 2019—Registration for PreVU, Vanderbilt’s summer campus visit program for rising high school seniors, is now open – don’t miss out on your chance to PreVU Vanderbilt this summer! Here on campus, the signs of spring are everywhere, from the blossoms on the trees to the students getting ready for finals. Commencement is just weeks away,...

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Why Vanderbilt?

Mar. 30, 2019—Congratulations to Vanderbilt’s Class of 2023 admits! You’ve just been selected from our most competitive applicant pool in Vanderbilt history and we’re thrilled to welcome you to be a part of our Commodore family. As you face the important decision about where to go to college, we would like to share with you why some...

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