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Vanderbilt University

131 21st Avenue S
Nashville, TN 37203-1181
(615) 322-6452

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Fall 2020 Application Information
Application Deadline: April 1
Application Fee: $50
Admissions Statistics 2020 2017
Acceptance Rate 23.7% 38.1%
LSAT Score (Median) 167 165
LSAT Score (25th-75th percentile) 161-168 161-168
GPA (Median) 3.80 3.67
GPA Range (25th-75th percentile) 3.61-3.87 3.50-3.83
Bar Exam Statistics 2020 2017
State in which most graduates took bar exam: NY TN
School's bar passage rate: 95.0% 93.2%
State overall bar passage rate: 75.7% 72.2%
School bar pass rate vs. state bar pass rate: +19.3% +21.0%
Employment Statistics 2020 2017
Graduates employed at graduation: 79.8% 82.5%
Graduates employed 10 months after graduation: 88.3% 87.1%
Tuition and Expenses 2020 2017
Tuition: $57,558 $51,360
Room and Board: $15,710 $14,376
Proportion of full-time students receiving grants: 92.1% 90.9%
Median grant amount among full-time students: $25,000 $22,500
Average indebtedness of those who incurred debt: $120,622 $114,447
Proportion of graduates who incurred debt: 67.6% 69.7%
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Students & Faculty 2020 2017
Total Students: 577 538
Men: 48.9% 51.1%
Women: 51.0% 48.9%
White: 67.1% N/A
Black: 10.1% N/A
Hispanic: 6.4% N/A
Asian: 7.5% N/A
Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 7.4 : 1 N/A
Total Faculty: 133 N/A
Male: 61.7% N/A
Female: 38.3% N/A
Minority: 15.0% N/A
Full-Time Starting Salaries 2020 2017
Private Sector (Median): $180,000 $130,908
Public Sector (Median): $65,287 $56,000
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Library Resources 2020 2017
Volumes and equivalents: 656,173 654,986