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Vanderbilt University

PhD Program in Special Education

Nashville, TN

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Overview

Vanderbilt University / PhD Program in Special Education is located in Nashville, TN, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 8

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

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required
Qualifying examinations

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

45
Applied
6
Accepted
5
Enrolled
13%

Applying

0
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 570
TOEFL IBT score: 88

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Traineership

Student Body

45
Total Graduate Students
2%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.44%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 82%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 4.44%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 6.67%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (8%)
Female (91%)

Faculty

17
Total faculty
Full-time - 17
Part-time - 0
Male (6)
Female (11)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Early language and social skills development, learning and behavior disorders, autism and developmental/intellectual disabilities, low vision and blindness, giftedness and diversity
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Nashville, TN  37240-1001
United States
Contact Dr. Joseph Wehby
Chair
Email: joseph.wehby@vanderbilt.edu
Phone: 615-322-8150
Fax: 615-343-1570

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