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Vanderbilt 14th in 2019 ‘U.S. News’ rankings; named one of nation’s best values

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.

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Vanderbilt ranks No. 1 for Great Financial Aid

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."

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VU’s high-quality natural sciences research output rises according to 2018 Nature Index

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.

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Vanderbilt is No. 10 in Thomson Reuters’ ‘World’s Most Innovative Universities’

Sep. 28, 2017—The ranking is based on a number of indicators, including patent filings and research paper citations.

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Vanderbilt University climbs ‘U.S. News & World Report’ rankings to reach No. 14

Sep. 12, 2017—Vanderbilt rose to 14th place this year, its highest ranking to date, after holding at No. 15 the two previous years.

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Four Vanderbilt graduate, professional schools score in top 20 in ‘U.S. News’ rankings

Mar. 14, 2017—"U.S. News & World Report" rankings are out for graduate schools and programs. See how Vanderbilt did this year.

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Vanderbilt No. 13 on Kiplinger list of “Best Value” private colleges

Oct. 26, 2012—Vanderbilt rose six places to No. 13 on Kiplinger Personal Finance’s 2012-13 Best Value Private Universities ranking.

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Vanderbilt named top 20 ‘good-value university’ by Kiplinger’s

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.

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Vanderbilt No. 17 for third straight year in U.S. News poll

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.

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