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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. 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
What one word or phrase best describes the students at this school?
Based on 28 responses
  • Driven
    50%
  • Down-to-earth
    11%
  • Friendly
    7%
  • Intellectual
    32%
Poll
What word or phrase best describes your program?
Based on 28 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    46%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    7%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    39%
  • Collaborative
    7%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
93%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 28 responses
Poll
89%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 28 responses
Poll
79%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 28 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your degree in total?
Based on 28 responses
  • Less than $25,000
    18%
  • $25,000 - $50,000
    7%
  • $50,000 - $75,000
    25%
  • $75,000 - $100,000
    29%
  • More than $100,000
    21%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 28 responses
  • $50,000 - $75,000
    11%
  • $100,000 - $125,000
    4%
  • More than $150,000
    7%
  • Did not graduate yet
    79%
75%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 28 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
$60,043
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$975
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$699,671
National
$281,900

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