United States of America - Tennessee

top General Information


Street:2201 West End Avenue,



Post Code:37235


Other Sites

Also over 67 centers and study Abroad programmes in United Kingdom, France, Germany, Spain, Japan, China, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Chile, Dominican Republic, Israel, Italy, Russian Federation; Republic of Korea and Taiwan

Institution Funding



Founded 1873. An independent, privately supported research institution

Academic Year

August to April (August-December; January-April). Also Summer Session (May-July)

Admission Requirements

Graduation from high school or equivalent, and College Board SAT or ACT examination. TOEFL test for foreign students



Accrediting Agency

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Student Body


top Officers

Head : Daniel Diermeier

Job title:Chancellor

Senior Administrative Officer : Susan Wente

Job title:Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affair

top Divisions

College : Arts and Science

Fields of study:African American Studies, American Studies, Ancient Civilizations, Anthropology, Art History, Arts and Humanities, Asian Studies, Astronomy and Space Science, Biology, Chemistry, Classical Languages, Communication Studies, Earth Sciences, Ecology, Economics, Education, English, Environmental Studies, European Studies, Film, French, German, History, Italian, Jewish Studies, Latin American Studies, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, Philosophy, Physics, Political Sciences, Portuguese, Religious Studies, Slavic Languages, Spanish, Theatre

College : Peabody

Fields of study:Development Studies, Leadership, Psychology, Special Education, Teacher Training

Graduate School : Management

Fields of study:Business Administration, Finance, Management

More details:Owen

Institute : Black Church Studies

More details:Kelly Miller Smith Institute

Institute : Brain

Fields of study:Neurology

Institute : Chemical Biology

Institute : Imaging Science

Institute : Integrative Biosystems Research and Education

Institute : Learning Sciences

Institute : Nanoscale Science and Engineering

Fields of study:Nanotechnology

Institute : Public Policy Studies

More details:VIPPS

Institute : Software Integrated Systems

Institute : Space and Defence Electronics

Fields of study:Astronomy and Space Science, Military Science

School : Divinity

Fields of study:Religion, Theology

School : Engineering

Fields of study:Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

School : Law

Fields of study:Law

School : Medicine

Fields of study:Laboratory Techniques, Medicine, Public Health, Speech Therapy and Audiology

School : Music

Fields of study:Jazz and Popular Music, Music, Music Theory and Composition, Musical Instruments, Musicology

More details:Blair

School : Nursing

Fields of study:Nursing, Nutrition

top Degrees

Bachelor's Degree

Fields of study:Anthropology, Biological and Life Sciences, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Computer Engineering, Earth Sciences, English, Fine Arts, History, Music, Sociology, Spanish

Master's Degree

Fields of study:Accountancy, Anthropology, Arts and Humanities, Biomedical Engineering, Business Administration, Chemical Engineering, Child Care and Development, Computer Engineering, Earth Sciences, Education, Engineering, Engineering Management, English, Finance, Fine Arts, History, Laboratory Techniques, Law, Marketing, Mechanical Engineering, Medicine, Natural Sciences, Nursing, Physical Therapy, Public Health, Religious Studies, Spanish, Teacher Trainers Education, Theology

Doctor's Degrees (Professional Practice)

Fields of study:Astrophysics, Biochemistry, Biological and Life Sciences, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Child Care and Development, Computer Engineering, Earth Sciences, Education, English, Epidemiology, History, Law, Mechanical Engineering, Medicine, Nursing, Sociology, Spanish, Speech Therapy and Audiology

Education Specialist Degree

Fields of study:Education

top Academic Periodicals


Owen Manager

Peabody Reflector

The Cornerstone

The Engineer

The Graduate Post

The Lawyer

The Nurse

The Spire

Main Press

Vanderbilt University Press

Updated on 11-04-2015