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Transfer Admissions Update

Apr. 30, 2018—Last week, we released our first round of transfer decisions – congratulations to our newest admitted Commodores! Transfer applications have increased this year, and our applicant pool is full of impressive students. Your stories, backgrounds, academic abilities, and your fit for the Vanderbilt community clearly stood out to us during the application review process. While...

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Application Deadlines Approach

Dec. 21, 2017—2017 has been a big year for Vanderbilt:  Graduating the Class of 2017 and welcoming the Class of 2021; celebrating the life of alumnus and civil rights pioneer Perry Wallace; marveling at a total solar eclipse. You can see more of the highlights from a remarkable year in this great year-in-review video. The end of the year isn’t...

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Financial Aid Q&A – Get Your Questions Answered

Dec. 4, 2017—Do you have questions about affording college? Should you complete the FAFSA and CSS Profile? Want to learn more about Vanderbilt’s financial aid process or have questions about the Net Price Calculator? Vanderbilt financial aid officers are standing by with answers! The Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships is offering extended hours so that you...

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Register Now for Black & Gold Days

Nov. 20, 2017—Registration is now open for Black & Gold Days, a campus visit program designed especially for high school freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and their families. We may be in the midst of application season for current seniors, but we’re still thinking about those of you who are in the earlier stages of your college search process,...

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Financial Aid Application Process and Deadlines

Oct. 25, 2017—Financial aid applications became available October 1, and before you know it, the deadlines will be here! Don’t worry — I’m here to share with you how the financial aid process works at Vanderbilt. For U.S. citizens and eligible non-citizens, we require the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the College Scholarship Service (CSS) Profile...

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Facebook Live Q&A with the Directors of Admissions and Financial Aid

Oct. 18, 2017—“What do you look for in a college essay? “How do outside scholarships affect my financial aid” “How do I know if Early Decision is right for me?” It’s time to get answers to your admissions and financial aid questions! This Friday, October 20, at 4:00 p.m. Central Time, Director of Undergraduate Admissions, John Gaines,...

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Vanderbilt’s Net Price Calculator

Oct. 12, 2017—During your college search process, the question of how much will it cost is sure to come up. Well, you don’t have to wonder about college costs, because we have a tool to help:  the net price calculator. This tool allows you to input information about yourself and your family’s finances to find out an...

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Road Shows – We’re Coming to Visit You!

Jul. 21, 2017—It’s time for the return of the Vanderbilt Road Show, which means we’re hitting the road to visit you! Over the next few weeks, Vanderbilt admissions counselors will be traveling to more than 45 locations across the country for presentations about Vanderbilt and the admissions process. There’s still time to register for the Road Show...

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Transfer Admissions – What you need to know

Apr. 20, 2017—We are thrilled to have just sent out our first wave of transfer decisions on Tuesday – congratulations to our newly admitted Commodores! Your stories, life experiences, academic achievements, and potential to contribute to our campus community were exciting to see in your applications. You possess many of the same impressive traits we see in our...

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Google Hangout: Financial Aid

Dec. 27, 2016—Our colleagues in the Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships recently recorded a Google Hangout to discuss financial aid and scholarships. Hosted by Senior Assistant Director of Financial Aid and Scholarships Chanell Thomas, the video is a great overview of Opportunity Vanderbilt, our financial aid program that has been recognized as one of the...

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Merit Scholarship Deadlines Approaching

Dec. 8, 2016—Vanderbilt’s merit scholarship deadlines are approaching! Applications for the Ingram Scholarship, the Cornelius Vanderbilt Scholarship, and the Chancellor’s Scholarship should be completed by January, 1 2017. Students who would like to be considered for several additional merit scholarships are encouraged to submit the Cornelius Vanderbilt Scholarship application. Vanderbilt’s three signature merit scholarships – the Ingram, Cornelius Vanderbilt,...

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Road Shows Bring VU to You

May. 27, 2016—This summer, we’re bringing Vanderbilt to you with the Vanderbilt Road Show! Our admissions counselors will hit the road to nearly 25 cities for the first leg of the tour this June. Then in late July and August we’ll head out to visit even more cities. Vanderbilt Road Shows are a great way for you...

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