Jul. 31, 2020—Late spring and early summer are often one of the busiest times for Vanderbilt’s Office of Undergraduate Admissions. 2020 has looked much different, with the office shifting to virtual visits and informational webinars in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nov. 7, 2019—Vice Provost Douglas L. Christiansen, who oversees undergraduate admissions and enrollment management, offers a few tips here for helping your child execute a successful college search process.
Nov. 14, 2018—Vanderbilt's Class of 2022 has several notable distinctions, including being the most selective in the university's history with a 9.6 percent acceptance rate of all students.
Oct. 9, 2017—The entering freshman class is the most diverse and academically accomplished to date, the result of university leadership's commitment to making a Vanderbilt education affordable and accessible.
Nov. 21, 2016—Douglas L. Christiansen, Vanderbilt University’s chief enrollment strategist, has been elected to a second term as chair of the board of trustees for the College Board.
Dec. 17, 2015—The Vanderbilt University Class of 2019 is finishing up its first semester on campus this week, and it does so as the most selective, academically qualified, and ethnically and geographically diverse entering class in school history.
Jul. 31, 2015—Vanderbilt University’s admittance rate for incoming first-year students once again fell to a new low this year, continuing a trend toward higher application volumes and greater selectivity.
The Big Search: What It Takes to Find the Best Mix of Vanderbilt Students—with Care, Thought and Purpose
Jul. 31, 2015—No longer content to live in the shadow of any other institution, today Vanderbilt vies for the absolute best students anywhere in the world, attracting them with academic, cultural and financial-aid offerings that make even the most determined Ivy aspirants think twice.