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Vanderbilt University

Nashville, United States

Vanderbilt University (informally Vandy or VU) is a private research university in Nashville, Tennessee. Founded in 1873, it was named in honor of shipping and rail magnate Cornelius Vanderbilt, who provided the school its initial $1-million endowment; Vanderbilt hoped that his gift and the greater work of the university would help to heal the sectional wounds inflicted by the Civil War.

Metrics Summary

Total Publications
Lifetime
194,382
Prior Five Years
42,223
Total Citations
Lifetime
5,250,807
Prior Five Years
457,292
Total Scholars
Lifetime
34,746
Prior Five Years
12,349

Academic Institutional Ranking

Global Overall (All Fields)

Worldwide

Lifetime
46
Prior Five Years
63
National Overall (All Fields)

United States

Lifetime
35
Prior Five Years
30
Institutional Rankings

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Highly Ranked Scholars™

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