Vanderbilt University, Law

2101 West End Avenue Nashville, Tennessee 37240 http://www.vanderbilt.edu

Founded in 1873, Vanderbilt University is a private school in Nashville, Tennessee. Named after Cornelius Vanderbilt, a rail and shipping magnate, the school is today attended by approximately 12,000 students from around the world in four undergraduate programs and six professional and graduate schools. Over 5,700 of the university's students are enrolled in graduate programs. The Vanderbilt Graduate School manages many of the advanced degree programs of Vanderbilt University. While the Graduate School exists as a standalone institution within Vanderbilt, it awards degrees in conjunction with Vanderbilt's other constituent colleges (e.g., the College of Arts and Science or the School of Engineering). Many notable people have graduated from Vanderbilt, including seven Nobel Prize laureates, two Vice Presidents of the US, 25 Rhodes Scholars and numerous Pulitzer Prize winners.

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Recent Comments
  • Rachel

    Class of 2018 JD

    In the recent years, many JD graduates, saturated in debt, have questioned the value of an expensive law school education. At Vanderbilt, I have been support by numerous financial planning advisors and career counselors provided by the law school to assist in minimizing debt and finding legal employment post graduation. I feel empowered by the education I am receiving and excited about a future in the legal profession. Although expensive, I am making this graduate degree count!

  • Kdwonder

    Class of 2016 JD

    It has a great alumni network and career support system. It also has very dedicated professors who are genuinely interested in their students' progress.

  • Justone73

    Class of 2013

    Vanderbilt has a great faculty and social environment. Could use work on career support (especially clerkship stuff). Vanderbilt is also relatively intolerant of minority religious viewpoints.

  • Jeff

    Class of 2014

    N/A.

  • Lee

    Class of 2014

    Vanderbilt Law can be classified as collegial overall. It fosters a very comfortable yet sufficiently challenging learning environment. It is definitely not one of the "cut-throat" law schools. However, the diversity of the student body population can be enhanced.