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OUA Staff on Mailing Day 2017 Members of the Office of Undergraduate Admissions on Mailing Day 2017

The Vanderbilt Office of Undergraduate Admissions recruits, selects, and enrolls students for the undergraduate programs at Vanderbilt University. We seek intellectually curious, academically talented students who will contribute to the campus life and the community beyond Vanderbilt.

Vanderbilt Admissions Counselors

Vanderbilt admissions counselors are assigned based on an applicant’s high school location. For prospective students and families, your counselor is your first contact for all questions and inquiries.  See our listing to find your Vanderbilt admissions counselor.

Vanderbilt Office of Undergraduate Admissions Leadership

  • Douglas Christiansen, Vice Provost for University Enrollment Affairs, Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid
  • John Gaines, Director of Undergraduate Admissions
  • Amy Smith, Senior Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions
  • Tricia Blumenthal, Senior Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions
  • Jason McGrath, Senior Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions