Vanderbilt University

Vanderbilt University is a private research university in Nashville, Tennessee. Founded in 1873, it was named in honor of shipping and rail magnate Cornelius Vanderbilt, who provided the school... Wikipedia

  • Former name:  Central University, (1873–1877)
  • Motto:  Crescere aude (Latin)
  • Motto (English):  "Dare to grow"
  • Type:  Private research university
  • Established:  1873
  • Academic affiliations:  AAU, NAICU, URA, ORAU, 568 Group, Space-grant
  • Endowment:  $10.9 billion (2021)
  • Chancellor:  Daniel Diermeier
  • Provost:  C. Cybele Raver
  • Academic staff:  4,783 (2020)
  • Students:  13,796 (Fall 2021)
  • Undergraduates:  7,111 (Fall 2021)
  • Postgraduates:  6,685 (Fall 2021)
  • Campus:  Large City, 330 acres
  • Newspaper:  The Vanderbilt Hustler
  • Colors:  Black, Gold
  • Mascot:  Mr. Commodore (Mr. C)
  • Sporting affiliations:  NCAA Division I FBS - SEC, AAC, Southland Bowling League
  • Data Source:  DuckDuckGo