Graduate Programs Overview

Vanderbilt University is a Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years school located in Nashville, Tennessee. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $49,124 in average for all students.

It offers one hundred eighty-five graduate programs: 113 Master's, 62 Doctorate, 10 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 1,610 students have been conferred Master's degree and 674 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameVanderbilt University
TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Address2101 West End Avenue, Nashville, TN
Graduate School Students5,963 students
252 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)$49,124
Student to Faculty7:1 (14.29%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 185 Graduate Programs
113 Master's, 10 Doctorate, 10 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 graduate tuition & fees at Vanderbilt University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. The tuition & fees is $50,624 for all students.The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $2,026.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Amounts
Tuition$50,082
Fees$542
Cost per Credit$2,026
Books & Supplies$1,194
Room & Board$17,670 (On-Campus)
Personal Expenses$3,022 (On-Campus)
On-Campus Total$72,510
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)
2016-20172017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021
Tuition & Fees$44,934$46,297$47,686$49,124$50,624

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Vanderbilt University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 185 major areas - 104 Master's (1 online programs), 56 Doctorate , 11 Post-Master'(1 online programs). The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Total1,610674-32
Men611298-6
Women999376-26
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Work and Family Studies
Legal Studies
English Language And Literature
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Philosophy And Religious Studies
Theology And Religious Vocations
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Human Services
Social Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Philosophy And Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Social Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Legal Studies
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 12,824 students enrolled in Vanderbilt University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 5,963 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 2,423 male and 3,540 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 5,075 full-time and 888 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 252 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 574 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total5,963
Men Students2,423
Women Students3,540
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total5,963
Full-time Students5,075
Part-time Students888
By race/ethnicity 3,741 White, 471 Black, and 317 Asian students are attending at Vanderbilt University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
Total5,963
American Indian /
Native American
15
Asian317
Black471
Hispanic326
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
5
White3,741
Two or more races173
Un-Known116
68 students are younger than 22 and 421 students are older than 65. The school has 4,207 students aged between 22 and 30 and 1,267 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total5,963
21 & Under68
22-241,890
25-292,317
30-34885
35-39382
40 & Over421
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Vanderbilt University, 252 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 574 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment5,963
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses252
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses574
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses5,137
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses252
Tennessee Resident42
Other State In U.S.210
Outside of U.S.0



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