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Vanderbilt University

Vanderbilt University

Acronym
VU
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Founding Date
1873

Vanderbilt University is one of the premier private research universities in the south. It was established in 1873 by railroad mogul Cornelius Vanderbilt. The university offers 64 undergraduate majors across its ten schools and colleges, and is well-known for programs in medicine, education, and law. The most popular areas of study are human and organizational development, computer science, and economics.