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COLLEGE PROFILE

Vanderbilt University

Nashville, TN

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
Summer SessionOffered
General Catalog/BulletinOnline Catalog

UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION

Undergraduate Majors
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Ancient Studies/Civilization
  • Anthropology
  • Asian Studies/Civilization
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Brass Instruments
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry, General
  • Child Development
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Cognitive Science
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Science
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Education, Other
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering Science
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • European Studies/Civilization
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language and Literature
  • History, General
  • History, Other
  • Jewish/Judaic Studies
  • Keyboard Instruments
  • Latin American Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Molecular Biology
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music, Other
  • Neuroscience
  • Percussion Instruments
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Policy Analysis, General
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Russian Language and Literature
  • Russian Studies
  • Science, Technology and Society
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Stringed Instruments
  • Voice and Opera
  • Women's Studies
  • Woodwind Instruments
 
Most Popular DisciplinesSocial sciences, Engineering, Interdisciplinary studies
Combined Liberal Arts/
Professional Degree Programs
Business administration, engineering, nursing, English, French, German, history, Latin American Studies, mathematics, philosophy, political science, psychology, and medicine, health and society
Special ProgramsAccelerated program, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Student-designed major, Teacher certification, Internships, Washington semester
Study AbroadOffered
Online DegreesNo online degree programs

CURRICULUM AND GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
ComputerNot required
Foreign LanguageRequired
Math/ScienceRequired for all students

FACULTY AND INSTRUCTION

Full-Time Faculty920
Part-Time Faculty259
Full-Time Faculty with
Ph.D./Terminal Degree
96%
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 28% of classes
10-19 students: 38% of classes
20-29 students: 13% of classes
30-39 students: 9% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
50-99 students: 7% of classes
Over 100 students: 2% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab
Class Size
2-9 students: 18% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 51% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 30% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 0% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 0% of discussion sections/labs

ADVANCED PLACEMENT

International BaccalaureateAccepted
Advanced Placement (AP) ExaminationsAccepted for placement and credit
Sophomore StandingNot available

ACADEMIC RESOURCES

Libraries
Library Available on CampusYes
Holdings4,741,036
Computing
Computer OwnershipStudents not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on CampusNot Reported
Internet/E-mail AccessNot reported

ACADEMIC SUPPORT SERVICES

Remedial Instruction 
TutoringAvailable
Services for Learning
Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically
Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL EDUCATION

Master's Degrees Offered
Executive Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Theological Studies, Master of Education of the Deaf, Master of Medical Physics, Master of Science, Master of Public Policy, Master of the Education of the Deaf, Master of Science in Clinical Investigation, Master of Marketing, Master of Accountancy, Master of Divinity, Master of Management, Master of Business Administration, Master of Laws, Master of Education, Master of Arts, Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Engineering, Master of Laboratory Animal Science
Master's Programs of Study
  • Accounting
  • Acute Care/Critical Care Nursing
  • Adult Nursing
  • Allopathic Medicine
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Anthropology
  • Astronomy
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Biophysics
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Cancer Biology/Oncology
  • Cell Biology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Child and Family Studies
  • Civil Engineering
  • Classics
  • Clinical Research
  • Communication Disorders
  • Computer Science
  • Counselor Education
  • Developmental Biology
  • Economic Development
  • Economics
  • Education--General
  • Educational Policy
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Elementary Education
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English
  • English Education
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Management and Policy
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Finance and Banking
  • Foreign Languages Education
  • French
  • Geology
  • German
  • Gerontological Nursing
  • Health Physics/Radiological Health
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Higher Education
  • History
  • Human Development
  • Immunology
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • International and Comparative Education
  • Latin American Studies
  • Law
  • Liberal Studies
  • Management Strategy and Policy
  • Marketing
  • Materials Sciences
  • Maternal and Child/Neonatal Nursing
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Molecular Physiology
  • Nurse Midwifery
  • Nursing Informatics
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Nursing--General
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Organizational Management
  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Portuguese
  • Psychiatric Nursing
  • Public Health--General
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Reading Education
  • Religion
  • Science Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Special Education
  • Theology
  • Theoretical Chemistry
  • Urban Education
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Women's Health Nursing
  • Writing
Doctoral Degrees Offered
Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Nursing Practice, Doctor of Education, Doctor of Audiology, Doctor of Medicine, Juris Doctor, Doctorate in Medical Physics
Doctoral Programs of Study
  • Acute Care/Critical Care Nursing
  • Adult Nursing
  • Allopathic Medicine
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Anthropology
  • Astronomy
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Biophysics
  • Cancer Biology/Oncology
  • Cell Biology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Child and Family Studies
  • Civil Engineering
  • Communication Disorders
  • Computer Science
  • Counselor Education
  • Developmental Biology
  • Economic Development
  • Economics
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Policy
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Elementary Education
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English
  • English Education
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Management and Policy
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Foreign Languages Education
  • French
  • German
  • Gerontological Nursing
  • Health Physics/Radiological Health
  • Higher Education
  • History
  • Human Development
  • Human Genetics
  • Immunology
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • International and Comparative Education
  • Law
  • Materials Sciences
  • Maternal and Child/Neonatal Nursing
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Molecular Physiology
  • Multilingual and Multicultural Education
  • Nurse Midwifery
  • Nursing Informatics
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Nursing--General
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Organizational Management
  • Pathology
  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Pharmacology
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Portuguese
  • Psychiatric Nursing
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Policy
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Reading Education
  • Religion
  • Science Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Special Education
  • Theoretical Chemistry
  • Urban Education
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Women's Health Nursing
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Average 3.80 4.24 719 700 31
Low 1.00 2.50 500 540 16
High 4.00 5.00 800 800 36
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