Vanderbilt University Graduate Schools

Vanderbilt University (referred to as Vanderbilt) is a Private, 4 years school located in Nashville, TN. It is classified as Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at Vanderbilt University is $46,297 in average. The school has 5,963 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 12,824 including undergraduate students.

Vanderbilt University Graduate School Overview

Vanderbilt University (referred to as Vanderbilt) is a Private, 4 years school located in Nashville, TN. It is classified as Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
Vanderbilt UniversityDirectory Information
School NameVanderbilt University (referred to as Vanderbilt)
Address2101 West End Avenue, Nashville, TN 37240
Phone615-322-7311
Webhttps://www.vanderbilt.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.vanderbilt.edu/Admissions/applyNow.php
Financial Infohttps://www.vanderbilt.edu/financialaid
The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at Vanderbilt University is $46,297 in average. The school has 5,963 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 12,824 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 166 graduate programs through Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 1 programs are available online classes.
Vanderbilt Graduate School 2020 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$46,297
Student Population5,963
Offered Degrees/ProgramsMaster's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs166 graduate programs
(1 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio7 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Vanderbilt University is $46,297 in average for academic year 2019-2020. The tuition per credit hour is $2,026.
Vanderbilt 2020 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Tuition$48,624
Required Fees$500
Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition$2,026
Vanderbilt University offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On Vanderbilt University campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services at Vanderbilt
Distance Learning (Online Classes)1 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Navy, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

Vanderbilt University 2020 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For academic year 2019-2020, the graduate school tuition & fees of Vanderbilt University is $46,297. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 3.02% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduate Tuition & fees at Vanderbilt University
TuitionFees
2015-2016$43,620$430
2016-2017$44,496$438
2017-2018$45,840$457
2018-2019$47,208$478
2019-2020$48,624$500
For academic year 2019-2020, the living costs are $16,909 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Vanderbilt University. On-campus living costs are increased by 3.93% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Living Costs at Vanderbilt University
Living On-Campus
Room & BoardOther Expense
2015-2016$14,670$2,780
2016-2017$14,962$2,788
2017-2018$15,584$2,850
2018-2019$16,234$2,802
2019-2020$16,910$2,874
For academic year 2019-2020, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $2,026 at Vanderbilt University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 3.00% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour Vanderbilt University
Tuition
2015-2016$1,818
2016-2017$1,854
2017-2018$1,910
2018-2019$1,967
2019-2020$2,026
The law school tuition at Vanderbilt University is $60,050 for academic year 2019-2020. For medical school, the average tuition & fees is $58,749. Next table shows the tuition & fees for law school and/or medical schools at Vanderbilt University.
2019-2020 Law School/Medical School Tuition at Vanderbilt University
TuitionFees
Medicine$58,249$500
Law$59,550$500

Graduate Programs at Vanderbilt

Vanderbilt University offers 171 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 2,171 students have completed their study at Vanderbilt University.
Offered Degrees at Vanderbilt University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree10411,477
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship500319
Doctor's degree - other60343
Post Master's Degree11132
Total17122,171

Vanderbilt University offers 171 programs through Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 2,171 students have completed their studies.
  • 1,477 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 343 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 32 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 5 completers-
Latin American Studies5-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 23 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Computer Science23-
Education [+] 262 completers-
Education0-
Curriculum and Instruction32-
Educational Leadership and Administration19$48,500
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration20-
Urban Education and Leadership14-
International and Comparative Education18-
Special Education and Teaching55$44,300
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness3-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services34$44,000
Elementary Education and Teaching12-
Secondary Education and Teaching16-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)0-
Health Teacher Education0-
Music Teacher Education4-
Reading Teacher Education10-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor25-
Engineering [+] 56 completers-
Engineering0-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering8-
Chemical Engineering2-
Civil Engineering14-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering16-
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering9-
Mechanical Engineering7-
Engineering (other)0-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 6 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
German Language and Literature1-
French Language and Literature0-
Portuguese Language and Literature0-
Spanish Language and Literature1-
Hispanic and Latin American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics4-
Work and Family Studies [+] 17 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences0-
Child Development17-
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services (other)0-
Legal Studies [+] 60 completers-
Law0-
Programs for Foreign Lawyers60-
Banking, Corporate, Finance, and Securities Law0-
English Language And Literature [+] 10 completers-
English Language and Literature4-
Creative Writing6-
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities [+] 8 completers-
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies8-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 21 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences0-
Biochemistry0-
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology2-
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology1-
Microbiology5-
Molecular Physiology0-
Pathology/Experimental Pathology1-
Oncology and Cancer Biology1-
Biostatistics4-
Bioinformatics6-
Neuroscience1-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 51 completers-
Mathematics2-
Financial Mathematics49-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 16 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Cognitive Science0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)16-
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 13 completers-
Philosophy3-
Religion/Religious Studies10-
Theology And Religious Vocations [+] 62 completers-
0-
Theology/Theological Studies31$34,000
Divinity/Ministry31-
Physical Sciences [+] 14 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry3-
Geology/Earth Science5-
Physics6-
Materials Science0-
Psychology [+] 21 completers-
Psychology8-
Psychometrics and Quantitative Psychology2-
Community Psychology2-
Clinical Child Psychology9-
Human Services [+] 49 completers-
0-
Community Organization and Advocacy16$42,000
Education Policy Analysis33-
Social Sciences [+] 49 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology4-
Economics9-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics20-
Development Economics and International Development6-
Political Science and Government0-
Sociology10-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 0 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (2 completers) 468 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist20-
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist0-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management29$123,700
Medical Scientist22-
Public Health24$104,300
Health/Medical Physics10-
Health Services Administration33-
Medical Informatics4-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse0$89,500
Nursing Administration5-
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing21-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing66-
Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing23-
Nurse Midwife/Nursing Midwifery21-
Nursing Science5-
Pediatric Nurse/Nursing65-
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing42-
Critical Care Nursing48-
Emergency Room/Trauma Nursing8-
Women's Health Nurse/Nursing22-
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (other)0-
Business [+] 261 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management49$119,200
Operations Management and Supervision30-
Business Administration, Management and Operations (other)18-
Accounting28$64,100
Accounting and Finance12-
Finance45$112,500
Investments and Securities0-
Organizational Behavior Studies45-
Management Information Systems0-
Marketing/Marketing Management34$108,100
History [+] 5 completers-
History5-
Total1,477
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 12 completers-
Computer Science12-
Education [+] 38 completers-
Education0-
Educational Leadership and Administration16$97,300
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration9-
Special Education and Teaching5-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)8-
Engineering [+] 56 completers-
Engineering0-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering11-
Chemical Engineering9-
Civil Engineering6-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering17-
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering7-
Mechanical Engineering6-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 10 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
German Language and Literature4-
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics0-
French Language and Literature2-
Spanish Language and Literature4-
English Language And Literature [+] 6 completers-
English Language and Literature6-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 89 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences6-
Biochemistry4-
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology7-
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology8-
Microbiology14-
Human/Medical Genetics4-
Molecular Physiology9-
Pathology/Experimental Pathology2-
Oncology and Cancer Biology6-
Pharmacology5-
Biostatistics4-
Bioinformatics3-
Epidemiology3-
Neuroscience14-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 8 completers-
Mathematics8-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 1 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Cognitive Science0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)1-
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 10 completers-
Philosophy2-
Religion/Religious Studies8-
Physical Sciences [+] 33 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry22-
Geology/Earth Science0-
Physics8-
Materials Science3-
Psychology [+] 22 completers-
Psychology20-
Community Psychology2-
Social Sciences [+] 22 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology2-
Economics3-
Applied Economics2-
Political Science and Government7-
Sociology8-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 6 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist1-
Nursing Science5-
Business [+] 0 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management0-
History [+] 6 completers-
History6-
Total319
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences (other)0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 165 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Audiology/Audiologist9-
Medicine79-
Health/Medical Physics4-
Nursing Practice73-
Total343
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 32 completers-
Nursing Administration0-
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing3-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing0-
Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing1-
Nurse Midwife/Nursing Midwifery0-
Nursing Science0-
Pediatric Nurse/Nursing7-
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing7-
Critical Care Nursing5-
Emergency Room/Trauma Nursing6-
Women's Health Nurse/Nursing3-
Total32

Graduate Student Population at Vanderbilt

For academic year 2019-2020, total 5,963 students enrolled into Vanderbilt University graduate schools where it has total 12,824 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 5,075 full-time and 888 part-time students. By gender, 2,423 male and 3,540 female students are attending Vanderbilt University graduate schools. Next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status for Vanderbilt University.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
Vanderbilt University
TotalMaleFemale
Total5,9632,4233,540
Full-time5,0752,2062,869
Part-tme888217671
Next tables summarize the students population by race/ethnicity at Vanderbilt University.
There are 3,741 White (62.74%), 471 Black/African American (7.90%), 326 Hispanic (5.47%), 317 Asian (5.32%), and 1,108 students with other races. 799 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at Vanderbilt University
TotalMaleFemale
Total5,9632,4233,540
American Indian/Native American1596
Asian317136181
Black/African American471156315
Hispanic326124202
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander532
White3,7411,4532,288
Two More17363110
Un-Known1164274
Non-resident Alien799437362
Vanderbilt University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 252 graduate students (4.23% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 574 graduate students (9.63% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. Next table summarizes the online student population for Vanderbilt University.
Distance Learning Student Population at Vanderbilt University
Number of Students
Total5,963
Enrolled Online Exclusively252
Enrolled Some Online Courses574
Not in Online Courses5,137
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Vanderbilt University. 1,958 students are aged 20 to 24 (32.84% of total students), 101 students are aged above 50 (1.69%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Vanderbilt University.
Graduate Student Population By Age at Vanderbilt University
TotalMaleFemale
Total5,9632,4233,540
Age 20-21682444
Age 22-241,8906541,236
Age 25-292,3171,0781,239
Age 30-34885406479
Age 35-39382137245
Age 40-4932090230
Age 50-64983365
Over 64312

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