Sep. 14, 2020—Vanderbilt has been recognized as one of the nation’s top universities in "U.S. News & World Report’s" 2021 Best Colleges rankings. Vanderbilt is 14th among national universities, up one spot from last year.
Sep. 9, 2018—Vanderbilt retains its highest-ever No. 14 spot on "U.S. News & World Report's" annual college rankings, and is named the seventh best value in the nation.
Aug. 7, 2018—Vanderbilt garnered additional high marks in the annual "Princeton Review" survey, including for "happiest students," "best quality of life" and "most beautiful campus."
Jun. 7, 2018—The Nature Index tracks author affiliation information from articles published in 68 prestigious natural science journals and ranks institutions according to their rate of inclusion in those journals.
Sep. 28, 2017—The ranking is based on a number of indicators, including patent filings and research paper citations.
Sep. 12, 2017—Vanderbilt rose to 14th place this year, its highest ranking to date, after holding at No. 15 the two previous years.
Mar. 14, 2017—"U.S. News & World Report" rankings are out for graduate schools and programs. See how Vanderbilt did this year.
Oct. 26, 2012—Vanderbilt rose six places to No. 13 on Kiplinger Personal Finance’s 2012-13 Best Value Private Universities ranking.
Oct. 27, 2011—Vanderbilt University was lauded for combining excellent academics with great economic value by Kiplinger's Personal Finance in its December issue. Vanderbilt was ranked No. 19 in a list of the top 200 private universities.
Sep. 13, 2011—Vanderbilt University was named the 17th best national university in the United States by U.S. News & World Report, the third consecutive year it has held that position.