Vanderbilt University
Vanderbilt University was founded in 1873 with a $1 million contribution from 'Commodore' Cornelius Vanderbilt and is located in the heart of Nashville, Tennessee. As a world-renowned research university, it offers a unique blend of education and research. Vanderbilt University offers a wide range of bachelor's, master's, and doctorate degrees, as well as postgraduate certificate programmes. Some of the most popular degrees are MBA, Social Studies, Engineering, Special Education, and Educational Administration.

Cost of attendance

International students willing to study in Vanderbilt University are required to spend 60,000-70,000 USD per year including tuition fees, books and living costs in US.


The university has 38 residence halls and apartments, as well as 24 fraternity and sorority houses, with a total capacity of 5,901 students. The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons includes ten accommodation options for first-year students. The upper-class housing consists of 14 houses for students to live in. Residential colleges and living-learning communities are further choices for upper-class housing. 94 percent of undergraduates prefer to live on campus. Central air conditioning, University cable television service, wireless connection to the campus network, camera surveillance, vending machines, custodial service in common area baths and corridors, and other amenities are available in all resident halls and can be accessible using the Commodore card. The cost of on-campus housing is approximately $6,000 (per semester) and the meal plan is $2,810. (Per Semester). The typical monthly rent for off-campus living is between 650 and 850 USD.

Acceptance rate

The total number of students enrolled at the university are 13131. Vanderbilt has 1,405 international students from 91 different countries and 6 continents. The acceptance rate is 10.0 % and offers a highly competitive admission policy.


Vanderbilt University's campus is a mile and a half from downtown Nashville and spans 340 acres with 179 buildings. There are around 500 student clubs and organisations at the campus. Within the college, there are 15 sororities and 13 fraternities. There are 44 percent male students and 56 percent female students among the total of 13,131 enrolled pupils. Nashville, Tennessee, is located within walking distance of the busy downtown and is also known as "Music City, USA."


Vanderbilt University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award bachelor's, master's, professional, and doctoral degrees.

Jobs and Placement

The university's career centre provides services such as career coaching, workshops, career fairs, field tours, and so on to help students find the suitable jobs. Networking, interview preparation, professional social media and online portfolio, negotiations, CVs, resumes, and cover letters are all offered to students. Approximately 63 percent of graduates are working, with the remaining 23 percent seeking higher degrees. The average income paid to Vanderbilt University graduates is 80,000 USD. ACCENTURE, Deutsche Bank,, Boeing, Capital One, Bank of America, Genentech, pwc, and CITI Bank are among the top recruiting firms at the university.

QS Ranking

#218 in the world by QS World University Rankings 2022

The Ranking

In Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022, the university has been ranked #=113 in the world.

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