The cost for undergraduate students to attend Vanderbilt University for an academic year can be broken down into $50,800 for tuition, $1,270 for fees, $1,294 for books and supplies, $16,910 for room and board and $2,874 for other expenses. The cost for in-state and out-of-state students is the same.
Tuition and Fees
|Books and supplies||$1,294|
|Room and board||$16,910|
|Any alternative tuition plans offered by institution||No|
|Tuition guaranteed plan||No|
|Prepaid tuition plan||No|
|Tuition payment plan||No|
|Other alternative tuition plan||No|
68% of undergradate students at Vanderbilt University received financial aid. The distribution of financial aid types at Vanderbilt University consists of 63% receiving grant or scholarship aid of $44,291 on average, 15% receiving pell grants of $4,697 on average, 62% receiving institutional grants or scholarships of $42,932 on average, and 11% receiving federal student loans of $4,886 on average.
Average Grant/Scholarship Aid
Awarded any Financial Aid
|Aid Type||Number Receiving||Percent Receiving||Average Aid Received|
|Grant or scholarship aid||1,010||63%||$44,291|
|Institutional grants or scholarships||990||62%||$42,932|
|Federal student loans||172||11%||$4,886|
Average Net Price
Net prices changes by family income and financial need. Net price typically increases with increase in family income because of higher amounts of financial aid available to students belonging to lower income families. Students in the lowest $0 – $30,000 family income bracket paid net price of $3,156 compared to net price of $6,017 in the $30,001 – $48,000 family income bracket, $8,086 in the $48,001 – $75,000 family income bracket, $14,890 in the $75,001 – $110,000 family income bracket and $36,667 in the $110,001 and more family income bracket.
|Family Income||Net Price Paid|
|$0 – $30,000||$3,156|
|$30,001 – $48,000||$6,017|
|$48,001 – $75,000||$8,086|
|$75,001 – $110,000||$14,890|
|$110,001 and more||$36,667|
Net price reflects the actual cost to attend after accounting for finanical aid. Net price includes tuition, books, living costs, and other expenses after subtracting federal financial aid received by students.
The cost for a 4 year bachelors degree at Vanderbilt University is $311,567. The cost reported is aggregated over 4 years and includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, room and board, and other miscellaneous expenses. The year to year increases in tuition and cost of living are accounted by applying a rate of increase of 4% which is based on the average rate of increase in the last 2 years as reported by Vanderbilt University. The actual net cost paid by students could be lower because financial aid is not accounted for in this cost. The cost for in-state and out-of-state students is the same.
4-year Sticker Price