Vanderbilt University is a private institution that was started in 1873. It has a undergraduate enrollment of 6,886, its environment is urban, and the campus size is 333 acres. It uses a semester-based academic year. Its tuition/fees are $54,158
Vanderbilt University offers a diverse array of student activities. situated in Nashville, or Music City, there are plenty of off-campus options for dining, shopping, music and entertainment. On campus, Greek organizations play a big role in social life, with approximately 40 percent of learners affiliated with Greek life. All undergraduate learners at Vanderbilt are required to live on campus, and freshmen live together in The Commons, which has many LEED Gold and Silver certified buildings. The Commodores, named for Vanderbilt founder “Commodore” Cornelius Vanderbilt, have teams in the NCAA Division I Southeastern Conference. More than 40 percent of learners take advantage of Vanderbilts study abroad programs, which are offered in more than 40 countries.
Vanderbilt is comprised of 10 schools and colleges covering disciplines from the humanities to music to engineering. Among its graduate programs are the top-ranked Peabody College of Education and Human Development, which also offers undergraduate programs, and the highly ranked Owen Graduate School of Management, School of Engineering, Law School, School of Medicine and School of Nursing. Vanderbilt is also well known for its undergraduate Blair School of Music, and the Vanderbilt University Medical Center is ranked one of the best in the nation. Former chairman and CEO of Time Inc. Ann Moore, former NFL quarterback Jay Cutler and novelist James Patterson all received degrees from Vanderbilt.