|place||Nashville , Tennessee|
|Chancellor||Nicholas S. Zeppos|
|Foundation assets||$ 2.9 billion (2009)|
|University sports||Southeastern Conference|
|Networks||Association of American Universities|
The Vanderbilt University is a private, non-denominational University in Nashville in the US state of Tennessee . Among other things, the university is a member of the Association of American Universities , an association of leading research-intensive North American universities that has existed since 1900.
She is famous for her as a botanical garden landscaped campus .
Cornelius Vanderbilt , one of the most successful and wealthy entrepreneurs of his time, provided one million US dollars in 1873 (around 22,000,000 US dollars in today's value) to found a university in Nashville . The university should be a response to the cultural decay of the southern states after the Civil War and it should serve to preserve the cultural and spiritual heritage of the south. That is why they wanted to be understood as a “ Harvard of the South”. The politically rival undertones of this comparison no longer play a role today.
Colleges and Schools
The university offers typical US higher education as well as a variety of courses beyond the bachelor's degree. It consists of 10 colleges and schools:
- Arts and sciences
- Pedagogy and Human Development
- law Sciences
- Graduate school
Vanderbilt University is one of the best universities in the USA. In the US customary university rankings Vanderbilt was US News & World Report 2008 in the USA 18th place at World University Rankings 2013-2014 by Thomson Reuters was Vanderbilt ranked 88th
The university is selective in the selection of students. The tuition fees amount annually to about $ 35,000. This makes Vanderbilt a top university, both academically and financially .
As part of the academic cooperation with the University of Regensburg , six German students each year have the opportunity to study at the College of Arts & Science at Vanderbilt University. Conversely, the American side sends an average of 15 students to Regensburg every year . Another cooperation exists with the EBS University of Economics and Law in Oestrich-Winkel.
The sports teams are the Commodores . The university is a member of the Southeastern Conference (Eastern Division).
- Lamar Alexander , Governor of Tennessee and US Senator
- Andy Beshear , Kentucky Governor (2019–)
- David Brinkley , journalist
- Derrick Byars , professional basketball player
- Stanley Cohen , neurologist
- Jay Cutler , American football player
- Max Delbrück , biophysicist
- Festus Ezeli , NBA Golden State Warriors basketball player
- Nicholas Georgescu-Roegen , mathematician and economist
- Al Gore , 45th Vice President of the United States, winner of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize
- Tipper Gore , former "Second Lady" of the USA
- Amy Grant , singer and songwriter
- Barbara Hahn , literary scholar
- Shawn Johnson American gymnast
- Heyo K. Kroemer , pharmacologist, dean in Greifswald
- James Clark McReynolds , United States Supreme Court Justice
- Stanford Moore , biochemist, recipient of the 1972 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
- James Patterson , crime fiction writer
- Baby Ray , American football player
- Süreyya Serdengeçti , head of the Turkish central bank
- Dinah Shore , singer
- Molly Sims , model and actress
- Earl Wilbur Sutherland , physiologist
- Jeffery Taylor , professional basketball player
- Pat Toomay , American football player and writer
- Robert Penn Warren , poet
- Muhammad Yunus , economist, winner of the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize
Four former faculty members, Stanley Cohen , Earl Wilbur Sutherland , Paul Greengard , and Max Delbrück , and three alumni, Al Gore , Muhammad Yunus and Stanford Moore , have received the Nobel Prize .
- Dedication and Inauguration of the Vanderbilt University . Publishing house of the Methodist Episcopal church, South, Nashville, Tennessee 1875 ( archive.org ).
- Chauncey Mitchell Depew: Address of the Hon. Chauncey M. Depew, LL.D. : at the unveiling of the statue of Commodore Vanderbilt at the Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, October 11th, 1897 . Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee October 11, 1897 ( archive.org ).
- The Vanderbilt Register Journal of the College
- The Vanderbilt Hustler Student Newspaper
- Exploration Online Research Magazine
- The Slant Humor & Satire
- Versus Student General Interest Magazine
- The Vanderbilt Review Student Literary and Arts Journal
- ↑ vanderbilt.edu
- ^ School of Engineering
- ↑ College of Arts and Science ( Memento of the original from August 22, 2006 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was automatically inserted and not yet checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice.
- ^ School of Medicine
- ↑ Blair School of Music ( Memento of the original from August 18, 2006 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice.
- ^ Peabody College of Education and Human Development
- ^ School of Nursing
- ^ Law School
- ↑ Divinity School ( Memento of the original from August 18, 2006 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice.
- ^ Owen Graduate School of Management
- ^ Graduate School
- ↑ World University Rankings 2013-2014 , accessed March 26, 2014.
- ↑ uni-regensburg.de ( Memento of the original from June 10, 2007 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was automatically inserted and not yet checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice.
- ↑ sitemason.vanderbilt.edu ( Memento of the original from September 1, 2006 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice.
Coordinates: 36 ° 8 ′ 45 ″ N , 86 ° 48 ′ 5 ″ W.