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Vanderbilt University

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Campus Life and Facilities

Vanderbilt Says...

Vanderbilt is located in the city of Nashville, home to a diverse population of 1.25 million and marked by a special touch of Southern charm. As the capital of Tennessee, Nashville is an important cultural and commercial hub in the mid-South, and is often referred to as Music City. Located equidistant from the northern and southern U.S. borders, Na... More More

Vanderbilt Students Say...

“While courses are challenging and demanding, the environment is also fun.” Students profess, “School comes first, but having a good time is a close sec­ond.” “The social life is extremely fun and inclusive.” “Greek life is large” here. For many freshman and sophomores, social life “revolves around frat parties.” “Older students will go to parties ... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

2305 West End Avenue

Nashville, TN 37203

United States

Phone: 615-322-2561

Fax: 615-343-7765

Website

Campus Life
Quality of Life Rating: 98
Fire Safety Rating: 95
Green Rating: 96
Environment:Metropolis (population 300,000 or more)
Campus size: (number of acres): 323.00
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Campus Safety
Campus Security Report: http://police.vanderbilt.edu/annual-security-repor...

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.


Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety/

Student Housing
All Undergraduates Living on Campus: 86.00
Housing Options:Coed dorms
Special housing for disabled student
Men's dorms
Women's dorms
Fraternity/sorority housing
Apartments for single students

Other:
The Commons is a community of first-year students, residential faculty, and professional staff.
Assistance Finding Off-Campus Housing:Yes
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Student Activities
Registered Student Organizations:510
Student Activities:Academic Groups
Chamber Orchestra
Debating Club
Fraternities
Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Groups
Glee Club
Humor Magazine
International Student Groups
Literary Magazine
Minority Student Groups
Political Discussion Groups
Religious Groups
Singing Groups
Social Services Group
Sororities
Speakers Forum
Student Film Society
Student Union
Team Managers
Theater Program
Number of Honor Societies:14
Number of Social Sororities:16
    % of women who join:55%
Number of Social Fraternities:18
Number of Religious Organizations:38
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Student Services
Other Services:DayCare
Health
WomensCenter
Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Support Groups: Yes
Description:http://www.vanderbilt.edu/glbt/
Minority Support Groups: Yes
Description:http://www.vanderbilt.edu/bcc/ http://www.vanderbilt.edu/studentorganizations
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Sports
Athletic Division:1
Men's Sports Team Name:Commodores
Women's Sports Team Name:Commodores
Team Mascot:The Commodore
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ROTC
Army ROTC Offered:On-Campus
Navy ROTC Offered:On-Campus
Air Force ROTC Offered:At Cooperating Institutions: Tennessee State University
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Technology On Campus / Facilities
Campus-wide Internet Network: Yes
Email and Web Access Available: Yes
Network Access in Dorm Rooms: Yes
Network Access in Dorm Lounges: Yes
Fee for Network Use: No
Student Web Pages Permitted: Yes
Student Web Pages Provided: Yes
Partnerships with Technology Companies: No
Online Class Registration Available: Yes
Personal computer included in tuition for each student: No
Require Undergraduates to Own Computers: No
Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors: No
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations: Yes
Special Facilities:Freedom Forum First Amendment Center, Biological Sciences/Medical Research Building III, Dyer Observatory, Kennedy Center, Martha Rivers Ingram Center for the Performing Arts, E. Bronson Ingram Studio Arts Center, Student Life Center
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Key Statistics

Campus Life & Facilities

  • Quality of Life Rating:
    98
  • Fire Safety Rating:
    95
  • Green Rating:
    96
  • Campus Environment:
    Metropolis
  • First-Year Students
    Living on Campus:
    100%
  • All Undergraduates
    Living on Campus:
    86.00
  • # of Organizations:
    510
  • # of Honor Societies:
    14
  • # of Social Sororities:
    16
  • # of Social Fraternities:
    18
  • Number of Religious
    Organizations:
    38
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