Vanderbilt University

Nashville, TN
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Vanderbilt University

2101 West End Avenue
Nashville, TN 37240
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4.464275 Based on 7 Reviews
Career Preparation
A-
Students and Culture
A
Facilities
A+
Activities and Groups
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Degree Overview

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.

1144 Human and Social Sciences Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
African-American/Black Studies
 
5
 
 
 
American/United States Studies/Civilization
 
5
 
 
 
Ancient Studies/Civilization
 
4
 
 
 
Anthropology
 
10
5
 
2
Asian Studies/Civilization
 
9
 
 
 
Classical, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology
 
9
 
 
 
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
 
2
 
 
 
Clinical Child Psychology
 
 
4
 
 
Cognitive Science
 
34
0
 
0
Community Organization and Advocacy
 
 
9
 
 
Community Psychology
 
 
3
 
2
Developmental and Child Psychology
 
28
 
 
 
Divinity/Ministry
 
 
43
 
 
European Studies/Civilization
 
1
 
 
 
German Studies
 
1
 
 
 
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies
 
0
 
 
 
History, General
 
43
2
 
12
History, Other
 
27
 
 
 
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services, Other
 
 
2
 
 
Jewish/Judaic Studies
 
1
 
 
 
Latin American Studies
 
1
2
 
 
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
 
207
18
 
1
Philosophy
 
24
3
 
2
Political Science and Government, General
 
110
5
 
3
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing
 
 
48
4
 
Psychology, General
 
60
6
 
8
Psychometrics and Quantitative Psychology
 
 
6
 
 
Public Policy Analysis, General
 
42
 
 
 
Religion/Religious Studies
 
4
14
 
12
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
 
1
 
 
0
Science, Technology and Society
 
8
 
 
 
Social Sciences, General
 
223
 
 
 
Sociology
 
27
7
 
3
Theology/Theological Studies
 
 
18
 
 
Women's Studies
 
14
 
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

945 Healthcare Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing
 
 
68
0
 
Audiology/Audiologist
 
 
 
 
24
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
 
 
2
 
12
Critical Care Nursing
 
 
100
12
 
Emergency Room/Trauma Nursing
 
 
18
24
 
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing
 
 
128
8
 
Health Services Administration
 
 
26
 
 
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
 
 
21
 
 
Health/Medical Physics
 
 
1
 
4
Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing
 
 
24
1
 
Medical Informatics
 
 
12
 
 
Medical Scientist
 
 
39
 
 
Medicine
 
 
 
 
100
Nurse Midwife/Nursing Midwifery
 
 
48
0
 
Nursing Administration
 
 
2
4
 
Nursing Practice
 
 
 
 
55
Nursing Science
 
 
9
1
5
Pediatric Nurse/Nursing
 
 
70
5
 
Pharmacology
 
 
 
 
11
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing
 
 
48
4
 
Public Health, General
 
 
31
 
 
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other
 
 
0
 
 
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
 
 
0
 
 
Women's Health Nurse/Nursing
 
 
24
4
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

695 Business Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
 
 
29
 
 
Accounting and Finance
 
 
20
 
 
Applied Economics
 
 
 
 
2
Business Administration and Management, General
 
 
64
 
0
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
 
 
72
 
 
Development Economics and International Development
 
 
0
 
 
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
 
 
15
 
 
Economics, General
 
297
3
 
9
Finance, General
 
 
66
 
 
Investments and Securities
 
 
1
 
 
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
 
 
48
 
 
Operations Management and Supervision
 
 
41
 
 
Organizational Behavior Studies
 
 
28
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

672 Education and Liberal Arts Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
 
13
1
 
 
Child Development
 
15
10
 
 
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
 
 
25
 
 
Creative Writing
 
 
4
 
 
Curriculum and Instruction
 
 
19
 
 
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
 
1
 
 
 
Education Policy Analysis
 
 
13
 
 
Education, General
 
10
 
 
 
Education, Other
 
0
 
 
 
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness
 
 
3
 
 
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
 
 
20
 
20
Elementary Education and Teaching
 
17
11
 
 
English Language and Literature, General
 
60
8
 
6
Foreign Language Teacher Education
 
2
 
 
 
French Language and Literature
 
13
2
 
1
German Language and Literature
 
6
0
 
3
Health Teacher Education
 
 
0
 
 
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration
 
 
42
 
28
Hispanic and Latin American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
 
 
1
 
 
International and Comparative Education
 
 
12
 
 
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
 
 
9
 
 
Music Teacher Education
 
5
4
 
 
Portuguese Language and Literature
 
 
0
 
 
Reading Teacher Education
 
 
7
 
 
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
 
1
 
 
0
Russian Language and Literature
 
2
 
 
 
Secondary Education and Teaching
 
10
22
 
 
Spanish Language and Literature
 
67
2
 
1
Special Education and Teaching, General
 
13
51
 
13
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
 
27
 
 
 
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
 
 
23
 
 
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other
 
 
4
 
8
Teaching English As a Second or Foreign Language/Esl Language Instructor
 
 
17
 
 
Urban Education and Leadership
 
 
20
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

622 Mathematics and Science Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Biochemistry
 
22
0
 
14
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
 
 
0
 
12
Bioinformatics
 
 
6
 
2
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
 
 
 
 
14
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
 
13
2
 
10
Biostatistics
 
 
12
 
10
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
 
 
1
 
10
Chemistry, General
 
20
4
 
13
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
 
10
 
 
 
Epidemiology
 
 
 
 
1
Financial Mathematics
 
 
66
 
 
Geology/Earth Science, General
 
14
3
 
1
Human/Medical Genetics
 
 
 
 
0
Mathematics, General
 
126
1
 
7
Microbiology, General
 
 
3
 
12
Molecular Biology
 
33
 
 
 
Molecular Physiology
 
 
0
 
12
Neuroscience
 
113
3
 
18
Oncology and Cancer Biology
 
 
0
 
5
Pathology/Experimental Pathology
 
 
0
 
1
Physics, General
 
18
1
 
9

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

477 Engineering Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
 
124
8
 
24
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
 
 
 
 
28
Chemical Engineering
 
39
3
 
10
Civil Engineering, General
 
23
11
 
3
Computer Engineering, General
 
14
 
 
 
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
 
29
8
 
11
Engineering Science
 
33
 
 
 
Engineering, Other
 
 
1
 
 
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
 
 
0
 
5
Materials Science
 
 
1
 
7
Mechanical Engineering
 
77
8
 
10

147 Computer Technology Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer Science
 
114
25
 
8
Management Information Systems, General
 
 
0
 
 

70 Art and Design Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Brass Instruments
 
5
 
 
 
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
 
2
 
 
 
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
 
12
 
 
 
Fine/Studio Arts, General
 
7
 
 
 
Keyboard Instruments
 
3
 
 
 
Music Theory and Composition
 
7
 
 
 
Music, General
 
6
 
 
 
Music, Other
 
9
 
 
 
Percussion Instruments
 
2
 
 
 
Stringed Instruments
 
13
 
 
 
Voice and Opera
 
4
 
 
 

10 Agriculture Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
 
10
 
 
 

10 Trades and Careers Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Woodwind Instruments
 
10
 
 
 

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Check out the online programs offered at Vanderbilt University.

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Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Nursing Administration
 
 
 

Accreditation Information

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Specialized Institution Accreditations
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
  • Nursing (CLNUR) - Clinical Doctorate
Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education
  • Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses
American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
  • Law (LAW) - Professional schools
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS)
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
  • Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
  • Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs (Vanderbilt University/VA Internship Consortium)
  • Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
  • Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
  • Clinical doctoral program in Audiology
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
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
Council on Education for Public Health
  • Public Health Programs (PHPG) - Graduate level program offered outside a school of public health
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

* Source data obtained from U.S. Department of Education's Office of Post-secondary Education (OPE)

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?

3.8571428571429 Based on 7 Reviews
  • Alumni
    Psychology, BA, Class of 2013

    Career center, networking dinners, help with careers as an alumni

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Biology, Class of 1983

    mentoring, career fair for seniors, alumni interviews

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Biomedical Engineering, Class of 2011

    Career Center, online network for alumni

    3 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

    5 Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Students and Culture

What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?

4.5714285714286 Based on 7 Reviews
  • Alumni
    BS, Class of 2005

    A bit privileged but ultimately good and hard working

    4 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.

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Biology, Class of 1983

    about 50% Greek and very social for all; serious students and diehard life-long alumni

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    B.S. In Child Development, Class of 2005

    Interesting mix of typical southern college students and forward-thinking change makers

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    philosophy, Class of 2006

    Wonderfully open, focused on the pursuit of knowledge, the ideal learning experience

    5 Rated January 2016
A+ Excellent
Facilities

What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.

4.7142857142857 Based on 7 Reviews
  • 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.

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Biology, Class of 1983

    top notch facilities and great scholarship potential

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    B.S. In Child Development, Class of 2005

    State of the art, Eco-friendly, Constantly improving and innovating

    5 Rated January 2016
A+ Excellent
Activities and Groups

What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?

4.7142857142857 Based on 7 Reviews
  • Alumni
    Psychology, BA, Class of 2013

    Huge sorority/ frat culture. Lots of opportunities to form your own student groups/ culture, though.

    5 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

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Biomedical Engineering, Class of 2011

    lots of clubs, greek life etc

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    B.S. In Child Development, Class of 2005

    SEC sports Sororities/fraternities Organizations that make a difference locally and globally

    5 Rated January 2016
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