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History, Affiliation & Rankings
Established in 1873, Vanderbilt University is a private university situated in Nashville, Tennessee. The university is affiliated with the nonprofit Vanderbilt University Medical Center and accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Vanderbilt University is consistently ranked among the top universities in the United States. Several of its programmes are also ranked among the top 10 courses offered in the country. The QS World University Rankings 2022 ranks Vanderbilt University 218th and the U.S News & World Report 2021 ranks it 14th among the top universities in the US, 9th among the 'Best Value Schools', and 12th in its 'Best Undergraduate Teaching' ranking.
Infrastructure, Campus & Courses
Vanderbilt University is a 340.7-acre park-like campus, located in the heart of Nashville city, Tennessee. It has a total of 179 buildings including 10 schools offering a wide range of courses that comprises 70 undergraduate major programs and graduate programs and professional courses in the fields of engineering, arts and sciences, music, education and human development, business, medicine and more. The state-of-the-art laboratories, athletic facilities, health and wellness centres are some of the services available on the university campus that help in the overall development of students. Vanderbilt is also home to over 300 tree and shrub varieties and was recognised as an arboretum in 1988.
Accomplishments & Alumni
Vanderbilt University not only offers standard degree programmes but also contributes significantly to research work, innovation and discoveries that have a global impact. It also inspires and motivates students to join a university that has some of the best professors and brightest minds. Vanderbilt University has an alumni community of 147,396 people living worldwide. Some of the prominent alumni of Vanderbilt University include Nobel Peace Prize-winning social entrepreneur Muhammad Yunus, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of All the King's Men Robert Penn Warren, American astronomer Edward Emerson Barnard and Former CEO of Time Inc. Ann S. Moore. Apart from this, there are several other CEOs, physician attorneys, ambassadors, leaders, attorneys, sportspersons who are Vanderbilt graduates.
Student Diversity & Visiting Companies
More than 12,000 students study at Vanderbilt University among which around 8.8% are international students. Vanderbilt University has a dedicated team of experts who help students gain clarity about the future. Students at the university can connect with industry experts for career guidance and advice at any point during their programme. As per the university, more than 99% of students who used its services were satisfied with them. Every year, Vanderbilt University also conducts events where students and employers can interact with each other. Students can get in touch with professionals working in desired companies and industries, which further helps them in finding employment and internship opportunities.
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