Vanderbilt University

Academic Highlights

  • Vanderbilt has four undergraduate schools: College of Arts and Science, Blair School of Music, Peabody College of Education and Human Development, and School of Engineering.

  • Each undergraduate school offers programs through which students can earn combined baccalaureate/master’s degrees in five years.

  • The student-to-faculty ratio is 7:1 and 91% of classes have fewer than 50 students.

  • Over 50% of undergraduates participate in research.

  • Immersion Vanderbilt calls for each undergraduate student to undertake an intensive learning experience in and beyond the classroom with choices in four pathways: civic and professional, creative expression, international, and research.

  • About 70% of students complete an internship while at Vanderbilt. 

  • The Wond'ry, a new center for innovation and entrepreneurship, facilitates collaborative work environments, houses makerspaces, and sponsors curricular programming.

  • Students take advantage of 120 study abroad programs in more than 35 countries on six continents.