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 2023 was the single most challenging year to be admitted to Vanderbilt University ever. For the Class of 2023, 32,967 students applied to Vanderbilt University of which 2,088 students were accepted, yielding an overall acceptance rate of 6.3%. Overall applications decreased by 2.2% over last year (2022 to 2023) from 33,700to 32,967.