Vanderbilt University

Acceptance Ratio 10.75%
Yield(Enrollment Ratio) 45.91%
Applicants 32,442
Admitted 3,487
Enrolled 1,601

Applying To Vanderbilt University

The acceptance ratio is 10.75% last year at Vanderbilt University where total 32,442 students applied and 3,487 were accepted. Next table presents general admission information for applying to Vanderbilt University.

Open Admission Policy

Calendar System and Accepted Credits

Vanderbilt University accepts . Next table describes credits that Vanderbilt University accepts.

Calendar SystemUn-Known
Dual Credits
Credits for Life Experiences
Advanced placement (AP) Credits

Average SAT/ACT Scores

602 applicants (38% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 1,076 applicants (67%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score is 1,590 and 25th percentile score is 1,420. For ACT scores, 75th percentile score is 105 and 25th percentile score is 94. Next table shows detail SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at Vanderbilt University.

25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Critical Reading700790
SAT Math720800
SAT Writing
ACT Composite3235
ACT Math3035
ACT English3235
ACT Writing
[chart]SAT Scores at Vanderbilt University
[chart]ACT Scores at Vanderbilt University

Acceptance Rates and Headcounts

For year 2016-2017, total 32,442 students (14,023 men and 18,419 women) applied to Vanderbilt University and 3,487 (1,731 men and 1,756 women) students were accepted. Among them, 757 men and 844 women were enrolled into the school. Following table shows the Vanderbilt University Admission Statistics including admission ad enrolment rates. The admit rate is 10.75% and enrollment rate is 45.91%.

Acceptance Ratio 10.75% 12.34% 9.53%
Enrollment Ratio 45.91% 43.73% 48.06%
[chart]Vanderbilt University Acceptance Ratio

Application Requirements

Vanderbilt University requires 6 articles and recommends 2 articles to their applicants. Next table summarizes the application requirements at Vanderbilt University

High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Formal Demonstration of Competencies
Admission Test Scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Required ✓ Recommended ✗ Neither Required nor Recommended
***All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education, academic year 2016-2017.