Nashville is known as the, “Athens of the South,” boasting a plethora of fantastic institutions of higher education. It would take two hands to count them all, but Vanderbilt stands out as one of the most prominent. Located smack dab in the middle of Tennessee’s capital city, the university has seen close to 150 years of academic prowess go out into the world in the form of its students. Take a look at these fun fifteen facts about this beautiful place!

So, what do you think? It sounds like a pretty neat place to pick up a diploma if you ask us. Tell us your favorite facts about Vanderbilt University in the comments below!

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