Vanderbilt University
Vanderbilt University
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AMsays
Thornhill, Canada4,584 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2021
I unintentionally ended up on this expansive campus with its hospital complex and stadium. Really impressed with the southern styled architecture and the unique buildings including the residential tower for faculty. The scene is clean and green with much magnolia around. I found out this institution has a long history; started in
1873 by Dutch immigrants. It is renowned for its medical school and is currently ranked #14 of all universities in the US. A prestigious place.
Written October 24, 2021
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Peggy S
Apple Valley, MN8 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2021
So glad we took the time to stop and look around. Ran into a graduate student who was more than happy to take the time to share some of the history of the school and why she loved it so much. We did not know it was referred to as the "Harvard of the South!" Such a lovely campus.
Written April 22, 2021
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James H
Menomonee Falls, WI127 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020
We went on a hop on, hop off bus tour and this was one of the places we stopped at. They were currently tearing down some of the dorms and replacing with new. However the place is fantastic and if you have a chance, definitely go see this.
Written February 7, 2020
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thorisa y
Cupertino, CA46 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2022
Loved the campus when my family visiting Nashville recently. The students were very polite and the campus was very tidy. It felt so Peaceful and I found out not many students attending this college. Hope high school student checks this campus when he or she applies for a college in the future.
Written November 13, 2022
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EGRap
Missouri City, TX945 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020
After visiting the Parthenon, we were inspired to see Vanderbilt. The campus is quite nice with an intimate feeling.

Our daughter, who is in middle school, was wondering what it was like to attend this wonderful school so we asked a couple students as we got a drink in the student union. They were extremely open and honest with her and invited any questions she had. We appreciated their hospitality so much and left with such a positive impression of the school and the people who make it so good.
Written April 1, 2020
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ellen b.
Peoria, IL260 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2021
Such a beautiful college campus. Not the most beautiful time of year but still so pretty. Kids on campus were friendly. Great book store, really one of the best book stores with cool Vanderbilt clothing - very tasteful.
Written December 16, 2021
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trlinardo
Knoxville, TN58 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022 • Family
Since my daughter recently studied the gilded age we wanted to see the Cornelius Vanderbilt statue and the university. His million dollar contribution sure started an amazing university. University is pretty albeit lots of construction occurring.
Written October 12, 2022
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Matt P
Gainesville, VA1,343 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2020
Due to Covid not much going on here. Can't take a tour. It has a nice large campus. It was nice walking around it. There are so many historical buildings. Like most schools to much construction going on.
Written November 8, 2020
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amymlong
Houston, TX211 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022 • Family
We took my 17 year old daughter on a tour of this campus while visiting Nashville. I had recently read a book about the Vanderbilt family and was intrigued with the campus due to it's prestigious history. I was incredibly let down! The first portion of the visit was a presentation by the admissions counselor. I expected someone a little more professional to be leading the presentation, but she got the basics across (hard to get in / expensive tuition). The second half was a guided walking tour of campus. We basically just heard a speech on living in the dorms, eating on campus, activities and diversity. We
Written November 5, 2022
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tinarn03
Gray Court, SC131 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2021
Enjoyed walking around Vanderbilt University. Mostly walked around the football and baseball fields getting some snap shots in . Beautiful grounds! Only wish that we could have watched a baseball game while we were there but COVID!
Written April 7, 2021
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