Vanderbilt University Rankings Profile
Vanderbilt University is a leading private university, and its Peabody College of Education has been considered the leading teaching college in the country by many. The University was founded in 1873 and is named after Cornelius Vanderbilt, the railroad tycoon, who provided the initial endowment. In 1978, Vanderbilt merged with Peabody College, which itself was founded in 1785.
|Commodores, named after the nickname of university founder “Commodore” Vanderbilt.
|Black and Gold
|Southeastern Conference (SEC)
RealRank Ranking Categories
|Private university with high tuition.
Key: Platinum: Elite Class; Gold: Very good; Silver: Successful, with room to improve;
Bronze: Mid to low range; NI: Needs improvement.
|Core Science Breadth
|Arts, Social Sciences & Humanities Breadth
|Human Sciences / Education
|Public Health / Urban Policy