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Vanderbilt University
  • Graduate School
  • NASHVILLE, TN

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Vanderbilt is a private graduate school in Nashville, Tennessee. It has a large graduate student body with an enrollment of 5,963 graduate students. Of the 98 graduate programs offered at Vanderbilt University, only 1 is offered online or through graduate distance education programs. The most popular graduate school programs at Vanderbilt University are Law, Business, and Pediatric Nursing. 15% of its graduate students are part-time graduate students.

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Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
5,963
Part-Time Grad Students
888
Research Assistants
803
Teaching Assistants
431
Racial Diversity
  • White
    64%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    13.4%
  • African American
    6.9%
  • Hispanic
    5.3%
  • Asian
    5%
  • Multiracial
    3%
  • Unknown
    2.1%
  • Native American
    0.2%
  • Pacific Islander
    0.1%

Student Life

Poll
Which word or phrase best describes the students at your graduate school?
Based on 18 responses
  • Driven
    44%
  • Down-to-earth
    17%
  • Friendly
    11%
  • Intellectual
    28%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 18 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    50%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    11%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    33%
  • Collaborative
    6%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
100%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 18 responses
Poll
89%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 18 responses
Poll
89%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 18 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree in total?
Based on 18 responses
  • Less than $25,000
    22%
  • $25,000 - $50,000
    6%
  • $50,000 - $75,000
    22%
  • $75,000 - $100,000
    17%
  • More than $100,000
    33%
Poll
How much do you make post-graduation?
Based on 18 responses
  • $50,000 - $75,000
    11%
  • $100,000 - $125,000
    6%
  • More than $150,000
    6%
  • Did not graduate yet
    78%
83%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 18 responses

Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade unavailable
  3. Nightlife
    grade A+
Median Household Income
$54,150
National
$69,021
Median Rent
$1,649
National
$1,163
Median Home Value
$702,477
National
$244,900

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