Vanderbilt University is a private research university right in the heart of Nashville, Tennessee. We’re a diverse community dedicated to learning, creativity and collaboration inside and outside the classroom. Vanderbilt is known for both excellent academic programs and an outstanding quality of student life. With our nearly 70 undergraduate majors in four schools, more than student organizations, and endless research and internship opportunities, Vanderbilt consistently ranks among the top 20 national universities by U.S. News & World Report. Here’s a quick look at Vanderbilt by the numbers.