Vanderbilt University is situated in Nashville, Tennessee, United States. Established in 1873, the university is named for shipping and rail magnate "Commodore" Cornelius Vanderbilt. The Commodore anticipates that his gift and the greater work of the university would assist in healing the sectional wounds inflicted by the Civil War. Education in US is intended to be the best place to pursue their higher education by many students as the name and fame of the institutions is very high and so is this university which maintains all the terms and conditions required by them.
Today Vanderbilt enrolls approximately 12,000 students from all 50 U.S. states and over 90 foreign countries in four undergraduate and six graduate and professional schools. Numerous research centers and institutes are affiliated with the university, including the Vanderbilt Institute for Public Policy Studies, Freedom Forum First Amendment Center, Dyer Observatory, and Vanderbilt University Medical Center, the only Level I trauma center in Middle Tennessee. With the exception of the off-campus observatory and satellite medical clinics, all of university's facilities are situated on its 330-acre campus in the heart of Nashville, only 1.5 miles from downtown. Despite its urban surroundings, the campus itself is a national arboretum and features over 300 different species of trees and shrubs.