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As a mid-sized, private university located in the heart of Nashville, TN, Vanderbilt is known for both excellent academic programs and an outstanding quality of student life. With our nearly 70 undergraduate majors in four schools, 510+ student organizations, and endless research and internship opportunities, Vanderbilt consistently ranks among the top 20 national universities by U.S. News & World Report.  

The links below are meant to address the primary concerns of parents, including affordability, safety, and the larger questions of what Vanderbilt can offer your child and why Vanderbilt is worth the investment.

We encourage you to browse the rest of our site, visit campus, and contact us with questions during this important and exciting time.