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-eight graduate programs: 114 Master's, 62 Doctorate, 12 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameVanderbilt University
TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Address2101 West End Avenue, Nashville, TN
Graduate School Students6,245 students
494 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)$49,124
Student to Faculty7:1 (14.29%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 188 Graduate Programs
114 Master's, 12 Doctorate, 12 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 373 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
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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
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

Graduate Student Population

Total 13,131 students enrolled in Vanderbilt University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 6,245 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 2,480 male and 3,765 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 5,219 full-time and 1,026 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 494 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 545 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total6,245
Men Students2,480
Women Students3,765
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total6,245
Full-time Students5,219
Part-time Students1,026
By race/ethnicity 3,808 White, 490 Black, and 346 Asian students are attending at Vanderbilt University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
Total6,245
American Indian /
Native American
17
Asian346
Black490
Hispanic377
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
6
White3,808
Two or more races191
Un-Known120
102 students are younger than 22 and 496 students are older than 65. The school has 4,296 students aged between 22 and 30 and 1,351 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total6,245
21 & Under102
22-241,947
25-292,349
30-34940
35-39411
40 & Over496
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, 494 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 545 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment6,245
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses494
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses545
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses5,206
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses494
Tennessee Resident96
Other State In U.S.380
Outside of U.S.13



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