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Ph.D. Admissions and Financial FAQs

What is the GRE code for Peabody?
1871

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I want to contact a specific department for further information, how do I find the right person?
Refer to our departmental contacts list. If you still need help, contact the graduate admissions office at (615) 322-8410 or toll-free at 866-PC ADMIT.

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What is the tuition for the Ph.D. program of study?

All admitted Ph.D. students receive funding for up to five years of study. Those invited to join us will receive a financial package which includes full tuition, a monthly stipend competitive with any college of education in the nation, and health insurance. Based upon presented qualifications, the college will nominate select students for additional honor scholarships and fellowships awarded by both the college and the graduate school. These merit awards supplement the baseline college award.

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I am interested in visiting the campus. How can I arrange a guided tour?
Campus visits are encouraged. Contact the department you are interested in applying to directly to arrange your visit.

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Where can I find additional resources for international students?
International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS) provides advice, counseling, and advocacy regarding immigration, cross-cultural, and related personal matters. In addition, they host activities and events, oversee the English Language Center, and much more.

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Why do I get information from Peabody College but make application to the Graduate School of Vanderbilt University?
The Graduate School is the administrative arm of all PhD Programs at Vanderbilt. Thus, you make application to the Peabody doctoral programs through the Graduate School, although the decision whether or not to admit you rests with faculty within Peabody. Once enrolled, students in the program are subject to the academic regulations and requirements of the Graduate School as well as those in the Peabody promulgate. In addition, certain key milestones,such as the qualifying examination and the dissertation defense, areadministered through the Vanderbilt Graduate School..

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