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Vanderbilt brings back legacy admissions as factor in admissions

January 12, 2020

After Vanderbilt began considering alumni relation as a factor in admission after previously dropping the practice, one alumnus has begun a public campaign for Vanderbilt to stop considering legacy admissions, pledging $5,000 if Vanderbilt agrees to end legacy admissions.

How Vanderbilt collects and uses data on prospective students

How Vanderbilt collects and uses data on prospective students

October 21, 2019

Last week, a Washington Post article shed light on the ways that 44 universities nationwide collect and employ student data to inform admissions decisions and direct recruitment efforts towards potentially attractive candidates. Vanderbilt is included in this list, althoug...

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Vanderbilt admissions to begin superscoring the ACT

October 17, 2019

Vanderbilt will now consider prospective students’ superscored ACT results in the admissions proce...

Total number of applications for class of 2023 increases by 9 percent from last year

Total number of applications for class of 2023 increases by 9 percent from last year

April 22, 2019

Each year, the applicant pool reviewed by the Vanderbilt Admissions Committee becomes greater in size and cal...