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Vanderbilt University

Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences

Nashville, TN

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Overview

Vanderbilt University / Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences is located in Nashville, TN, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of the Education of the Deaf (MDE) Education of the deaf
Doctor of Audiology (Au D) Audiology
Master of Science (MS) Speech-language pathology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Speech-language pathology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Audiology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 7

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
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Final and qualifying exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

21
Applied
7
Accepted
4
Enrolled
33%

Applying

0
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

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
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Traineership

Student Body

31
Total Graduate Students
12%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.23%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 80%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.23%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (32%)
Female (67%)

Faculty

21
Total faculty
Full-time - 21
Part-time - 0
Male (14)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Child language
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
3,581,119

Location & Contact

Address Nashville, TN  37240-1001
United States
Contact Dr. Anne Marie Tharpe
Chair
Email: anne.m.tharpe@vanderbilt.edu
Phone: 615-936-5103
Fax: 615-936-5014

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