106
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Vanderbilt University / Department of Special Education is located in Nashville, TN, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Education (M Ed)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 43

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

127
Applied
74
Accepted
51
Enrolled
58%

Applying

0
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 31st December 31st Yes
Spring deadline November 1st November 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

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
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

106
Total Graduate Students
9%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
90%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.83%
Black or African American 3.77%
White or Caucasian 78%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 4.72%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 7.55%
Unknown 0.94%

Gender

Male (8%)
Female (91%)

Faculty

38
Total faculty
Full-time (26)
Part-time (12)
Male (10)
Female (28)

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