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 2021-2022 the graduate school tuition & fees are $52,162 in average for all students.

It offers one hundred ninety-six graduate programs: 118 Master's, 66 Doctorate, 12 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 1,612 students have been conferred Master's degree and 667 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 Students6,480 students
1,963 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)$52,162
Student to Faculty8:1 (12.50%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 196 Graduate Programs
118 Master's, 12 Doctorate, 12 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 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 $52,162 for all students.The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $2,150.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: March 14, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Amounts
Tuition$51,600
Fees$562
Cost per Credit$2,150
Books & Supplies$1,194
Room & Board$18,376 (On-Campus)
Personal Expenses$3,002 (On-Campus)
On-Campus Total$74,734
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)
2017-20182018-20192019-20202020-20212021-2022
Tuition & Fees$46,297$47,686$49,124$50,624$52,162

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Vanderbilt University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 569 major areas - 107 Master's , 58 Doctorate , 11 Post-Master'. 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
Total1,612667-41
Men632286-2
Women980381-39
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
Visual And Performing Arts
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
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
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Communication and Journalism
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 13,537 students enrolled in Vanderbilt University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 6,480 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 2,586 male and 3,894 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 5,326 full-time and 1,154 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 1,963 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 2,380 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total6,480
Men Students2,586
Women Students3,894
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total6,480
Full-time Students5,326
Part-time Students1,154
By race/ethnicity 4,069 White, 506 Black, and 358 Asian students are attending at Vanderbilt University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
Total6,480
American Indian /
Native American
19
Asian358
Black506
Hispanic458
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
10
White4,069
Two or more races207
Un-Known122
84 students are younger than 22 and 601 students are older than 65. The school has 4,361 students aged between 22 and 30 and 1,434 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total6,480
21 & Under84
22-241,903
25-292,458
30-34970
35-39464
40 & Over601
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, 1,963 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 2,380 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment6,480
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,963
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses2,380
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses2,137
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,963
Tennessee Resident385
Other State In U.S.969
Outside of U.S.10



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