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Vanderbilt University

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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Commodore Cornelius Vanderbilt had a vision of a place that would ?contribute to strengthening the ties that should exist between all sections of our common country? when he gave a million dollars to create a university in 1873. Today, that vision has been realized in Vanderbilt, an internationally recognized research university in Nashville, Tennessee, with strong partnerships among its 10 schools, neighboring institutions and the community. 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 and a distinguished medical center creates an invigorating atmosphere where students tailor their education to meet their goals and researchers collaborate to solve complex problems 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, heading corporations, conducting innovative medical research, writing for and appearing on the stage and screen, and playing in the NFL. An independent, privately supported university, Vanderbilt is the largest private employer in Middle Tennessee and the second...
=182
2014
=216
2015
=203
2016
  • 46.30
    Overall Score
  • 37.7
    Academic Reputation
  • 100
    Faculty Student
  • 35.8
    Citations per Faculty
  • 34.5
    International Students
49
2014
=24
2015
32
2016
=25
2017
  • 79.40
    Overall Score
  • 74.5
    Academic Reputation
  • 93.8
    Citations per Paper
  • 53.7
    Employer Reputation
  • 90.3
    H-index Citations
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
4,108
International
217

Number of students

12,012
Postgraduate 43%
Undergraduate 57%

Number of international students

1,538
Postgraduate 55%
Undergraduate 45%
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.