Vanderbilt University

Nashville, TN
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Vanderbilt University Reviews

Based on 28 Reviews
2101 West End Avenue Nashville, TN
College Review
Career PreparationA-
Students and CultureA
FacilitiesA+
Activities and GroupsA+
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Excellent
Study Areas, Degree Popularity

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at Vanderbilt University

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
African-American/black Studies
5
American/united States Studies/civilization
7
Ancient Studies/civilization
3
Anthropology
15
4
4
Asian Studies/civilization
5
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
9
1
Cognitive Science
21
Community Organization and Advocacy
21
Community Psychology
3
8
Comparative Literature
0
Developmental and Child Psychology
35
Divinity/ministry
47
European Studies/civilization
8
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/chicano Studies
1
History, General
57
10
8
History, Other
29
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services, Other
2
Jewish/judaic Studies
1
Latin American Studies
7
5
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other
188
15
2
Philosophy
37
2
13
Political Science and Government, General
108
1
3
Psychiatric/mental Health Nurse/nursing
41
Psychology, General
89
7
17
Public Policy Analysis, General
27
Religion/religious Studies
7
15
13
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
6
1
Science, Technology and Society
2
Social Sciences, General
191
Sociology
21
8
7
Theology/theological Studies
31
Women's Studies
3
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Adult Health Nurse/nursing
40
Audiology/audiologist
10
Audiology/audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/pathologist
1
4
Critical Care Nursing
68
Emergency Room/trauma Nursing
9
Family Practice Nurse/nursing
65
Health Services Administration
29
Health/health Care Administration/management
22
Health/medical Physics
12
5
International Public Health/international Health
7
Maternal/child Health and Neonatal Nurse/nursing
21
Medical Scientist
18
Medicine
120
Nurse Midwife/nursing Midwifery
23
Nursing Administration
4
Nursing Practice
57
Nursing Science
7
3
Pediatric Nurse/nursing
66
Pharmacology
10
Psychiatric/mental Health Nurse/nursing
41
Public Health, General
20
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other
0
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse
0
Women's Health Nurse/nursing
34
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
40
Accounting and Finance
12
Applied Economics
4
Business Administration and Management, General
76
0
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
71
Development Economics and International Development
38
Economics, General
258
5
2
Finance, General
108
Human Resources Development
0
Investments and Securities
2
Marketing/marketing Management, General
38
Operations Management and Supervision
38
Organizational Behavior Studies
66
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
25
0
Child Development
29
19
Counselor Education/school Counseling and Guidance Services
36
Creative Writing
5
Curriculum and Instruction
17
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
4
0
Education Policy Analysis
20
Education, General
7
Education, Other
2
Education/teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness
4
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
0
15
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision
0
Elementary Education and Teaching
17
14
English Language and Literature, General
81
7
4
Foreign Language Teacher Education
3
French Language and Literature
13
1
3
German Language and Literature
3
1
1
Health Teacher Education
1
Higher Education/higher Education Administration
29
5
International and Comparative Education
22
Latin Language and Literature
0
Liberal Arts and Sciences/liberal Studies
6
Music Teacher Education
4
4
Portuguese Language and Literature
0
Reading Teacher Education
5
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
6
1
Russian Language and Literature
4
Science Teacher Education/general Science Teacher Education
0
Secondary Education and Teaching
21
21
Spanish Language and Literature
45
3
3
Special Education and Teaching, General
11
46
8
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
30
Speech-Language Pathology/pathologist
20
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other
0
4
Teaching English As a Second or Foreign Language/esl Language Instructor
9
Urban Education and Leadership
16
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Biochemistry
1
5
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
0
13
Bioinformatics
5
1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
16
Biology/biological Sciences, General
24
1
11
Biostatistics
4
0
Cell/cellular and Molecular Biology
0
17
Chemistry, General
26
11
13
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
8
Epidemiology
12
3
Geology/earth Science, General
7
8
Human/medical Genetics
7
Mathematics, General
81
11
5
Microbiology, General
2
6
Molecular Biology
40
Molecular Physiology
0
8
Neuroscience
91
1
16
Oncology and Cancer Biology
1
10
Pathology/experimental Pathology
0
8
Physics, General
11
4
12
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
71
6
11
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
16
Chemical Engineering
57
3
8
Civil Engineering, General
16
15
6
Computer Engineering, General
7
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
28
15
10
Engineering Science
31
Environmental/environmental Health Engineering
2
6
Materials Science
1
7
Mechanical Engineering
70
9
6
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Banking, Corporate, Finance, and Securities Law
8
Law
186
Programs for Foreign Lawyers
39
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer Science
43
18
9
Management Information Systems, General
0
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Brass Instruments
4
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts, General
7
Film/cinema/video Studies
10
Fine/studio Arts, General
9
Keyboard Instruments
2
Music Theory and Composition
4
Music, General
4
Music, Other
14
Percussion Instruments
1
Stringed Instruments
5
Voice and Opera
4
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
8
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Woodwind Instruments
2
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Online Programs

Check out the online programs offered at Vanderbilt University

Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Nursing Administration

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

School Accreditation Information
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship
Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education
Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS)
Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Clinical doctoral program in Audiology
Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
Council on Education for Public Health
Public Health Programs (PHPG) - Graduate level program offered outside a school of public health
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
Nursing (CLNUR) - Clinical Doctorate
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
Law (LAW) - Professional schools
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs (Vanderbilt University/VA Internship Consortium)
Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools
Theology (THEOL) - Freestanding schools, as well as programs affiliated with larger institutions, offering graduate professional education for ministry and graduate study of theology
Liaison Committee on Medical Education
Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools
Alumni & Student Reviews
A- Excellent
Career Preparation
What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?
Based on 7 Reviews
Alumni
BS, Class of 2005
Alumni network
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Psychology, BA, Class of 2013
Career center, networking dinners, help with careers as an alumni
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Biology, Class of 1983
mentoring, career fair for seniors, alumni interviews
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Biomedical Engineering, Class of 2011
Career Center, online network for alumni
Rated January 2016
Alumni
B.S. In Child Development, Class of 2005
Alumni Association Networking events, internships, opportunities to work in research labs, mentoring with those in relevant fields
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Economic Issues, Class of 2010
Courses and programs
Rated January 2016
Alumni
philosophy, Class of 2006
N/A
Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Students and Culture
What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?
Based on 7 Reviews
Alumni
BS, Class of 2005
A bit privileged but ultimately good and hard working
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Psychology, BA, Class of 2013
Somewhat preppy on the whole, but with pockets of other types of students. Easy to find your niche if you look. The culture is pretty work hard/ play hard, but it really depends on your friend group.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Biology, Class of 1983
about 50% Greek and very social for all; serious students and diehard life-long alumni
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Biomedical Engineering, Class of 2011
smart, diverse
Rated January 2016
Alumni
B.S. In Child Development, Class of 2005
Interesting mix of typical southern college students and forward-thinking change makers
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Economic Issues, Class of 2010
Diverse
Rated January 2016
Alumni
philosophy, Class of 2006
Wonderfully open, focused on the pursuit of knowledge, the ideal learning experience
Rated January 2016
A+ Excellent
Facilities
What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.
Based on 7 Reviews
Alumni
BS, Class of 2005
Top notch
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Psychology, BA, Class of 2013
Dining halls are pretty great, lots of food variety on the meal plan. Classrooms and computer labs are good. Dorms could use some improvement, but they are gradually being upgraded.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Biology, Class of 1983
top notch facilities and great scholarship potential
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Biomedical Engineering, Class of 2011
great!
Rated January 2016
Alumni
B.S. In Child Development, Class of 2005
State of the art, Eco-friendly, Constantly improving and innovating
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Economic Issues, Class of 2010
Top of the line
Rated January 2016
Alumni
philosophy, Class of 2006
Clean, well appointed
Rated January 2016
A+ Excellent
Activities and Groups
What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?
Based on 7 Reviews
Alumni
BS, Class of 2005
Greek life, athletics
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Psychology, BA, Class of 2013
Huge sorority/ frat culture. Lots of opportunities to form your own student groups/ culture, though.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Biology, Class of 1983
plenty of groups to join and a great student center on campus with a little bit for everyone
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Biomedical Engineering, Class of 2011
lots of clubs, greek life etc
Rated January 2016
Alumni
B.S. In Child Development, Class of 2005
SEC sports Sororities/fraternities Organizations that make a difference locally and globally
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Economic Issues, Class of 2010
Student groups
Rated January 2016
Alumni
philosophy, Class of 2006
Radio station
Rated January 2016