Vanderbilt University Reviews

4.38 out of 5 stars
(16 Reviews)
  • Nashville (TN)
  • Annual Tuition: $49,816
92% of 16 students said this degree improved their career prospects
100% of 16 students said they would recommend this school to others
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Student & Graduate Reviews

4.7 out of 5 stars
Thomas Desrosiers - 12/28/2019
Degree: Music
Graduation Year: 2020
"Vanderbilt is the reason I am who I am today. With its plentiful resources, wonderful instruction, and generous faculty, I have grown considerably as a student, professional, and human being. I must be upfront about the difficulty. By no means is Vanderbilt an "Easy A" institution. However, students are pushed for good reason. Vanderbilt is a source of world class professionals in all disciplines. More importantly, Vanderbilt produces thinkers. By being exposed to new ideas, concepts, theories, and discoveries, each student brings into the world their own unique perspectives. I highly recommend Vanderbilt to any student wishing to apply. It's difficult, but well worth it."
4.8 out of 5 stars
Maya Benayoun - 3/21/2018
Degree: Communications
Graduation Year: 2012
"Vanderbilt University offered the full package of things an undergraduate student wants. The academic discipline was challenging and the professors are world renowned. There are many already existing majors and the option to create your own dynamic major. The social life is un-matched with consistent access to SEC college sports games, Greek life, religious organizations, professional clubs and campus social activities. Moreover, the network once graduating is accessible, diverse and extremely helpful. As I now move onto a graduate degree at Chicago Booth , I feel I chose a program that mirrored the experience I had at Vanderbilt because it was just that great!"
4.2 out of 5 stars
Andrew - 3/9/2017
Degree: Engineering
Graduation Year: 2013
"The Engineering Science degree within Vanderbilt's School of Engineering was a great choice for me! It was an incredibly flexible degree with a large opportunity to personalize my course load. I was able to take a huge variety of courses both within and outside of the Engineering department. The course requirements allowed me to focus on the project management and business side of the tech world. I was able to add a second major- Psychology- to my study, and with these two very distinct areas of study, I am able to understand both the technological and human-factors aspects of the business world."
4.6 out of 5 stars
Gabrielle - 2/12/2017
Degree: Liberal Studies
Graduation Year: 2010
"Great school with diverse offerings to fit any personality. Heavily Greek oriented but felt like it brought students closer instead of dividing. Fantastic amenities, food options, course offerings (can design your own major), clubs and study abroad programs. I most enjoyed meeting students from different walks of life and from various countries. The bond you form at Vanderbilt will carry through life. Alumni are ALWAYS willing to help out their fellow Dores!"
4.7 out of 5 stars
Charles Snow - 9/13/2016
Degree: Human Services
Graduation Year: 2015
"Vanderbilt is a fantastic university that guides promising students to promising futures. The opportunities and education I received at Vanderbilt is invaluable! The university also makes college a reality for many students like myself who do not have the financial means to attend college. I'm so thankful for Vanderbilt!"
4.7 out of 5 stars
Matt M. - 5/31/2016
Degree: Philosophy
Graduation Year: 2015
"A college education's role in preparing you for the job market is secondary, in my opinion, to its role in giving you the freedom and skills to think critically about the world around you, to entertain and evaluate ideas that seem, at first, foreign or even repulsive to you, and to empathize with those unlike yourself. Vanderbilt University is cognizant of this fact and gives students the freedom to explore and develop these human faculties while simultaneously assisting your economic prospects."
5.0 out of 5 stars
Anonymous - 5/31/2016
Degree: Economics
Graduation Year: 2010
"Vanderbilt is a great university and has a great campus. You will great great friendships with a very diverse pool of students and acquire one of the best educations in the country."
4.6 out of 5 stars
Anonymous - 10/26/2015
Degree: Political Science
Graduation Year: 2014
"I loved it! Great classes in all respects: professors, subjects, quality of material, size. Great social life with tons of clubs and student groups. Competing in the SEC was a lot of fun. The campus is BEAUTIFUL. Most of the dorms are alright, especially the new ones. Food is great."
4.5 out of 5 stars
Anonymous - 10/26/2015
Graduation Year: 2006
"Wonderful experience at a quality school. I definitely recommend Vanderbilt University. My adviser was very involved in my program and it was well-rounded."
3.0 out of 5 stars
Anonymous - 9/23/2015
Degree: Philosophy
Graduation Year: 2006
"Vanderbilt has great teachers on a great campus."