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Costs: On-Campus or Off-Campus

          The estimated costs for full-time undergraduate students attending Vanderbilt University for academic year 2023-2024 are as follows:

On-Campus or Off-Campus

Tuition $61,618
Housing $13,484
Food $7,570
Books, Course Materials, Supplies, & Equipment Allowance $1,194
Student Services Fee $1,554
Student Health Fee $774
Personal Expenses Allowance $3,396
Transportation Allowance Varies



First-Year Fee $980
Transcript Fee (one-time payment) $100
Blair Technology Equipment Fee (First-Year Music Majors) $598
Engineering Fee & Laptop Allowance (First-Year only) $2,800
Engineering Fee (Engineering Upperclass only) $1,100
Residential College Fee (Upperclass: E. Bronson Ingram, Moore, Zeppos, Rothschild, & Warren) $824

Modest annual increases can be expected. Students should also allow for travel expenses and health insurance. Participation in the Vanderbilt-sponsored health insurance plan is mandatory unless the online insurance waiver is submitted by August 15. The 2023-2024 health insurance cost for domestic students is $2,397 and for international students is $3,977. More information about the health insurance can be found at