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In an effort to reduce the density on campus, our physical office will be closed from November 23 - January 21. Our phones will be open Monday - Friday from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm CST during the follwing dates:

November 23 - 24

November 30 - December 21

January 4 - 21

Our staff will be working remotely during this time, and you can contact us by completing this contact form.  We will respond as quickly as we can. We appreciate your patience during this time.

Documents may be mailed to our office at the following address:

Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships 

PMB 407810     

2309 West End Ave.

Nashville, TN 37240-7810                                                                                             

Opening Doors for Future Commodores Through Opportunity Vanderbilt

Providing for college is one of the largest single investments a family will make, and we strongly believe that a Vanderbilt education is well worth the investment. Opportunity Vanderbilt reflects our belief that a world-renowned education should be accessible to all qualified students regardless of their economic circumstances. 

We make three important commitments to U.S. Citizens and eligible non-citizens to ensure that students from many different economic circumstances can enroll at Vanderbilt:

  1. Since talent and promise recognize no social, cultural, economic, or geographic boundaries, our admissions process is need-blind for U.S. Citizens and eligible non-citizens. 
  2. Vanderbilt will meet 100% of a family’s demonstrated financial need. 
  3. Financial aid awards do not include loans. Instead of offering need-based loans to undergraduate students, Vanderbilt offers additional grant assistance. This does not involve income bands or "cut-offs" that impact or limit eligibility.

Opportunity Vanderbilt's three commitments place Vanderbilt among a small number of U.S. universities to adopt these philosophies and allocate the resources necessary to make a premier college education a reality for students and their families.