Vanderbilt, Lake Success, NY 11020, USA

Vanderbilt University

Vanderbilt University is a private research university located in the southern part of the United States in Nashville, Tennessee. The university was founded in 1873 and is named after shipping and rail magnate Cornelius Vanderbilt. Today, four undergraduate and six graduate schools comprise Vanderbilt. The university has approximately 12,000 students from all 50 U.S. states and over 90 foreign countries. Vanderbilt is situated on a campus located in the heart of Nashville. Despite its urban surroundings, the campus itself is a national arboretum and features over 300 different species of trees and shrubs.