Vanderbilt Medical Giving
VUMC Educational Programs
As an academic medical center, it is not enough for us to tackle the major health care challenges of today. At Vanderbilt, we educate aspiring health care professionals who will solve the health care problems of tomorrow - in our community and throughout the world.
- Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
- Vanderbilt University School of Nursing
- Other Educational Programs
The School of Medicine is committed to the education of physicians who are firmly grounded in the basic medical sciences, will provide compassionate care to their patients based upon their evaluation and application of the latest scientific research, and will become leaders and scholars in their fields.
- Dean: Jeffrey R. Balser, M.D., Ph.D.
- 2009-2010 Enrollment: 452
- Tuition: $39,400
- Website: http://medschool.vanderbilt.edu/
Profile of the First-Year Medical School Class (Fall 2009)
- 55 women and 56 men
- 15 students underrepresented in medicine
- Residents of 32 states and 8 countries with undergraduate degrees from 61 different colleges and universities
- Average MCAT score: 11.3
- Average GPA: 3.8
- 71% of graduates from the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Class of 2010 carry some debt, and the average debt among these graduates is $126,700.
- For academic year 2010-2011, every medical student will receive a minimum institutional scholarship of $2,000 regardless of demonstrated need.
Today's complex health care system requires the availability of a critical core of nurses who are prepared for advanced and sophisticated clinical practice. These include, but are not limited to, the roles of primary care nurse practitioner, specialty care nurse practitioner, nurse midwife, clinical nurse specialist, clinical nurse leader, and health systems manager.
Administration & Overview
- Dean: Colleen Conway-Welch, Ph.D., R.N., C.N.M., F.A.A.N., F.A.C.N.M.
- Website: http://nursing.vanderbilt.edu
- Nursing students: 864
- Pre-specialty program: 162
- M.S.N. students: 580
- Special students: 57
- D.N.P. students: 65
- Ph.D. students: 22
- Last year, 126 Pre-Specialty program students received $691,235 in scholarships and tuition assistance.
- 218 specialty students received $1,381,847 in scholarships and tuition assistance.
- 34 Doctorate in Nursing Practice students received approximately $98,000 in tuition assistance from the school's operating fund.
- 8 Ph.D. students received approximately $195,000 in tuition assistance.
"My scholarship has been an incredible blessing."