150 years

Vanderbilt Campus

With centuries of tradition and natural beauty, the Vanderbilt campus is one of the most stunning in
the nation

Vanderbilt has become home to beautiful gardens, an expansive arboretum, a world-class observatory, state-of-the-art facilities, and more… all nestled in the heart of Nashville, TN.

Campus by the numbers

  • 6K+ Trees in the Arboretum
  • 10 Buildings in original 1875 construction plans
  • 340 Acres of campus

The Icon


Kirkland Hall has been a constant of Vanderbilt life

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West Side Row

Birth of a Residential Campus


The cottages known as West Side Row were students’ first taste of on-campus living

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Memorial Mystique


Alumnus’ travels in France provided inspiration for Memorial Gym’s unusual design

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Living Laboratory


Educational as well as beautiful, Vanderbilt’s arboretum is 150 years in the making

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