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How to Build a First-Year Class

How to Build a First-Year Class

Vanderbilt’s Office of Undergraduate Admissions is communicating with as many as 1 million students, ranging from ninth grade (some even younger) through 12th grade. Knowing how and when to target the largest possible set of high-potential applicants—using a full range of interactions—to build the best first-year class possible takes strategic planning and smart execution.

Look, Ma—I’m In

Look, Ma—I’m In

Incoming Vanderbilt students still get the thrill of ripping open a thick packet telling them they’ve been admitted. Only now, in the era of all things digital, the vast majority of applicants first learn about the decision through their own personalized Vanderbilt Admissions website.

Vanderbilt Admits Just 11.6 Percent of Applicants

Vanderbilt Admits Just 11.6 Percent of Applicants

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

The Big Search: What It Takes to Find the Best Mix of Vanderbilt Students—with Care, Thought and Purpose

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.

One Alumni Family, Three Different Vanderbilt Admissions Experiences

One Alumni Family, Three Different Vanderbilt Admissions Experiences

Being denied admission to Vanderbilt was more painful for us than our kid’s first trip to the emergency room. We agreed to write this in the hope that our family’s story might be helpful to some fellow alums.