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Dates and Deadlines

Exams

Applicants should take exams (GRE, GRE Subject,TOEFL, IELTS) no later than November in order to have scores for Fall admissions deadlines.

Applications

Application deadlines vary by program, so please directly contact your program of interest to confirm a specific application deadline date.  The Fall application deadline for many Graduate School programs is January 15, but some programs have earlier or different deadlines.  If a deadline date falls on a weekend, the deadline becomes the next business day.

You can find a list of Graduate School program contacts here.

Decisions 

Admissions decisions

 

3/31/2018

Response to admission offers

 

4/15/2018

Official Transcripts and Exam Scores

Unofficial transcripts and test scores are acceptable for initial consideration, in most programs. For admitted students, Vanderbilt must receive official GRE (and if applicable, TOEFL or IELTS) scores and official transcripts before students register for classes.