Vanderbilt University


Vanderbilt University

Vanderbilt University


Vanderbilt offers undergraduate programs in the liberal arts and sciences, engineering, music, education and human development, as well as a full range of graduate and professional degrees. The combination of cutting edge research, liberal arts, nationally recognized schools of business and divinity and a distinguished medical center creates an invigorating atmosphere where students tailor their education to meet their goals and researchers collaborate to solve complex questions affecting our health, culture and society.

Vanderbilt provides a gateway to greatness, drawing the best and brightest students from across the nation and around the world. Vanderbilt alumni can be found in Congress, on the judicial bench, in the pulpit, heading corporations, conducting innovative medical research, writing for and appearing on the stage and screen, and playing in the NFL and major league baseball.

The Basics

Settinglocated approximately 1.5 miles (2.4 km) southwest of downtown in the West End neighborhood of midtown Nashville.
School TypeUSA University
TuitionUS$41,000 – $42,000
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Year Founded1873
Admission RequirementHK F.6
Academic CalendarFall
Level OfferedUndergraduate, graduate and professional programs
EnrollmentApproximately 12,000 students
International Students5%
Student-Teacher Ratio8:1

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Academic Programs

Area and ethnic studies, Biology/life sciences, Communication/ Journalism, Computer and Information sciences, Education, Engineering, English, Family and consumer sciences, Foreign languages and literature, History, Interdisciplinary Studies, Mathematics and Statistics, Philosophy and religious studies, Physical sciences, Psychology, Public administration and social services, Social sciences, Visual and performing arts


Research Facilities and Resources: Laboratory Facilities, Clinical Facilities, Animal Research Facilities, Electronics and Machine Shop, Graphic Artist Facilities

Sports facilities: Brownlee O. Currey Jr. Tennis Center, Centennial Sportsplex, Cross Country Training Venues, Hawkins Field, Vanderbilt Legends Club, Memorial Gym, Smyrna Bowling Center, Soccer/Lacrosse Complex, Vanderbilt Stadium, Vanderbilt Track

Support Facilities:McGugin Center, Hendrix Room, John Rich Complex, Stratton Foster Academic Center, Training Room, Weightrooms

Students Life

Student Organizations: Active Citizenship and Service (OACS), Best Buddies, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Vanderbilt, Camp Kesem Vanderbilt, Disability Law Society (DLS), Entertainment and Sports Law Society, Field Hockey Club, Fashion for a Cause, Greater China Business Club (GCBC), Health Heart Start, International Student & Scholar Services, Japanese Cultural Foundation, Kung Fu Club, Religious Life etc.

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