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Number Received Financial Aid (All Undergraduate) 4,594
Percent Received Financial Aid(All Undergraduate) 67%
Average Aid Amount $41,444
Number Received Financial Aid (Freshmen) 1,150
Percent Received Financial Aid (Freshmen) 72%

Financial Aid Information at Vanderbilt

For the academic year 2019-2020, a total of 4,594 students (67% of undergraduate students) received one or more financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans. The average financial aid amount is $41,444. For freshmen (Full-time, first-time degree-seeking undergraduate students), 1,150 students (72% of enrolled students) received financial aid.
The 2021 undergraduate tuition & fees at Vanderbilt University is $54,158, for reference.

All Undergraduate Students Financial Aid

For the academic year 2019-2020, a total of 4,594 students (67% of all students) have received grants or scholarships and the average received aid amount is $41,444. It includes federal, state, local, institutional, or other sources of grant aid. The following table describes the financial aid statistics by aid types at Vanderbilt University for all undergraduate students.
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid at Vanderbilt University
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Federal, state, local, institutional or other grant aid4,59467%$41,444
Pell Grants1,01315%$4,302
Federal Student Loans85912%$5,807

Beginning Students Financial Aid

a total of 1,150 beginning students (72% of all freshmen) have received any financial aid and 1,078 students (67% of all freshmen) awarded any student loans. The headcount includes the number of full-time, first-time degree-seeking beginning undergraduate students. The below table shows the number and amount by the source of financial aid at Vanderbilt University.
Beginning Students (Freshmen) Financial Aid at Vanderbilt University
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Student Financial Aid1,15072%-
Grants or Scholarship from All Sources1,05766%$43,796
Federal Grants25216%$6,092
Pell Grants24715%$4,637
Other Federal Grants1046%$3,750
State/Local Grants16010%$5,426
Institutional Grants1,02764%$42,735
Student Loans20813%$9,367
Federal Student Loans19112%$5,069
Other Student Loans352%$28,004