Vanderbilt University

Vanderbilt University, West End Avenue, Nashville, TN, United States

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Vanderbilt University (also known informally as Vandy) is a private research university founded in 1873 and located in Nashville, Tennessee. It was named in honor of shipping and rail magnate Cornelius Vanderbilt, who provided the school its initial $1 million endowment despite having never been to the South. Vanderbilt hoped that his gift and the greater work of the university would help to heal the sectional wounds inflicted by the Civil War.

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Endowment: $4.134 billion (2015)

Administrative staff: 4,102

Students: 12,686

Undergraduates: 6,851

Postgraduates: 5,835

Male students 48 : 52 Female students

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Clinical, pre-clinical & health
Social Sciences



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Applied for MBA Economics in Vanderbilt University for August, 2019 intake. The application was subm...


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Why Does Their Website Say That This Is A Former Initiative?

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