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Class of 2021 – Regular Decision Summary Statistics

Mar. 30, 2017—This week we announced admissions decisions for the Regular Decision portion of the Class of 2021, and put admit packets in the mail to newly admitted Commodores. Those packets are on their way across the country and around the world to an amazingly talented group, and we’re excited to welcome them to the Vanderbilt community. You...

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Class of 2021 – Early Decision Summary Statistics

Feb. 17, 2017—We’ve finished the Early Decision phase of our admissions process for the Vanderbilt Class of 2021, crunched the numbers, and now we have some summary statistics about our newest ‘Dores. Our Early Decision admits are an incredibly talented, diverse, and engaged group, and we are thrilled they’ll be joining our campus community this fall. Judging...

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Applying as an International Student

Dec. 17, 2015—The college application process can be an intimidating experience, especially if you are considering leaving your home country to study in the United States. Don’t worry, though, because our international admissions team has the tips and advice to help you through the process of applying to Vanderbilt as an international student. Here are the top...

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8 Tips for Attending College Fairs

Sep. 16, 2015—As a counselor who has been attending college fairs for several years now, I can honestly say that I’ve been asked everything under the sun I expect to hear the more typical (but important) questions about class size, campus environment, major and minor offerings, SAT and ACT requirements, application process and of course “how do I get in?” But there are always those questions that take me by surprise.

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What is the Middle 50%?

Sep. 15, 2015—Today we take a look at standardized testing and "the middle 50%." What is it and how can you use it to better understand selective college admissions.

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ED II Decisions Available Online January 30

Jan. 30, 2015—Admissions decisions for Early Decision II will be available at 5:00 p.m. on January 30. Plus, get a look at the statistical profile of the Early Decision Class of 2019.

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Frequently Asked Questions (regarding your Vanderbilt application)

Jan. 12, 2015—Here is an easy source for your frequently asked questions regarding your Vanderbilt admissions application for the 2014-2015.

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Vanderbilt Applications Now Available

Aug. 1, 2014—Prospective Commodores, it’s time to take the first step in making your college dream a reality: applications are now available through the Common Application and the Universal College Application.

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EDII Decisions Available Online February 8

Feb. 7, 2014—Admissions decisions will be available online through your MyAppVU portal beginning February 8.

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What We Look For In An Application

Feb. 3, 2014—Carolyn lays out the five major components that each of our admissions counselors looks for and values in a Vanderbilt application.

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Early Decision II Letters Mailed

Feb. 8, 2013—Carolyn highlights the academic and personal accomplishments of the first admitted students of the Class of 2017.

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New Year’s Resolutions for Current High School Students

Jan. 13, 2012—Carolyn Pippen on what students in grades 9 - 12 can be doing to prepare for college.

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