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Department of Religion Graduate School Vanderbilt University

  • Nashville, TN
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 49%51%
    student ratio
  • 95
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • January 15
    fall application deadline
  • 11%
    acceptance rate
  • 2 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Religion Master of Arts (MA)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 14
    • Doctoral Degrees 16
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees 1 and Required
    • Doctoral Degrees 2, Required and final and qualifying exams
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

11% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 209
    • Accepted 23
    • Acceptance Rate 11
    • Enrolled 11
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic Not Reported
    • Application Fee - International Not Reported
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 570 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitCSS Profile and FAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsJanuary 15
    • Types of financial support availableTuition Waivers, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students95
    • Female Percentage49%
    • Male Percentage51%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students95
    • Part-time Percentage1%
    • Full-time Percentage99%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino2%
    • Black / African American24%
    • White / Caucasian63%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian5%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown5%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty6
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage33%
    • Male Percentage67%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchHebrew Bible, New Testament, church history, theology, ethics
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Religion

Graduate School
Vanderbilt University

Nashville, TN 37240-1001
United States

Dr. Jimmy Byrd

Director of Graduate Studies/Assistant Dean

Phone: 615-343-3976
Fax: 615-343-9957
Email: james.p.byrd@vanderbilt.edu

Marie McEntire

Administrative Assistant

Phone: 615-322-2776
Fax: 615-343-9957
Email: marie.mcentire@vanderbilt.edu



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