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Financial Information

All summer fees will be formally established by the Board of Trust in early May. Tuition rates will be published by the Office of Student Accounts.

May Session

Tuition for May Session is charged at the regular summer session rate. There are additional program fees for Maymesters Abroad.

Summer Session

Arts and Science, Blair, Engineering, and Peabody Undergraduates

Undergraduate Tuition is TBD per credit hour.

Division of Unclassified Studies 

Division of Unclassified Studies Students

School of Engineering

Tuition for Master of Engineering students is TBD per credit hour.

Graduate School

Graduate students are charged TBD per credit hour. The minimum charge for students in residence not registered for hourly credit is $200.

Peabody College

Summer tuition for post-baccalaureate professional and special students is available here.

All summer fees will be formally established by the Board of Trust in early May. Fees and charges will be published by the Office of Student Accounts.

Application fee for DUS: $50
Student Service fees*
One time transcript fee (all new students): $100

* As stated in the student handbook the Student Service Fees are mandatory.  ALL students will be charged the fee without exception (including students taking four hours or less, students on internship, Division of Unclassified Studies students, etc.). Study Abroad students and students registered in 100% Fully Online Programs will automatically receive a waiver for the fees. These waivers will not be done by student petition. Instead, Student Accounts will coordinate with the Rec Center to create and provide a list of students in these programs to be waived. Waivers will NOT be considered for any other reason.

In addition to the above-referenced fees, students enrolled in individual or group lessons at Blair are charged an instruction fee for the lesson. Music fees are not refundable if the course is dropped after the Change Period. Instruction fees are subject to change without notice. Those fees will be set in early May and are posted in the Schedule of Courses.

Rates for tuition and fees are set annually each May by the Board of Trust and are subject to change without notice. Tuition, fees, and all other university charges must be paid no later than the first day of classes. In the event of nonpayment, students may be excluded from classes and other university activities.

Students who withdraw from the university for any reason after the beginning of a term may be entitled to a partial refund in accordance with a schedule provided by the Office of Student Accounts. For details on the refund schedule, please visit the Office of Student Accounts.

Music fees are not refundable if the course is dropped after the Change Period.

Students who would like to continue enrollment during the summer terms should contact the Office of Student Financial Aid to inquire about student loan eligibility. A student will be considered for need-based grant assistance if the student is required by his or her school to attend summer school or will be able to graduate early by attending one summer term. Visiting or transient students are not eligible to receive Vanderbilt institutional or federal financial assistance. DUS students do not qualify for financial aid from Vanderbilt.

Vanderbilt students may receive additional information by contacting the Office of Student Financial Aid, 2309 West End Avenue, Nashville, Tennessee 37203. Telephone: (615) 322-3591 Email: finaid@vanderbilt.edu.