Vanderbilt University is a highly competitive school and its admissions statistics make Vanderbilt University one of the 50 most competitive schools for undergraduate admissions globally. Similar to the trends across all top schools, Vanderbilt University acceptance rates have continued to decline over the past 8 years and will almost certainly continue to do so into the future.
The Class of 2022 was one of the most challenging years to be admitted to Vanderbilt University ever. For the Class of 2022, 33,700 students applied to Vanderbilt University of which 3,100 students were accepted, yielding an overall acceptance rate of 9.2%. Overall applications increased by 7% over last year (2021 to 2022) from 31,488 to 33,700.