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Costs: Remote Education Only (With Parent(s))

On-Campus or Off-Campus (Not With Parent(s))                     

The estimated costs for full-time undergraduate students attending Vanderbilt University for academic year 2020-2021 are as follows:

Remote Education Only (With Parent(s))

Tuition $52,780
Housing Allowance for Living at Home $1,800
Meals Allowance for Living at Home $3,150
Books and Supplies $1,194
Student Services Fee $1,377
Personal Expenses $3,022



Transcript Fee (one-time payment) $100
Engineering Fee & Laptop Allowance (Engineering Freshmen only) $2,600
Engineering Fee (Engineering Upperclass only) $1,000

Students should also allow for health insurance. Participation in the Vanderbilt-sponsored health insurance plan is mandatory unless the online insurance waiver is submitted by August 1. International students may not waive with alternative coverage. The 2020-2021 health insurance cost for domestic students is $2,355 and for international students is $3,655. More information about the health insurance can be found at