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International Facts & Statistics

  • Number of International Students: over 1268
  • Number of International Faculty & Staff: 406 
  • Number of Countries Represented (students): 97
  • Number of Countries Represented (faculty/staff):  65
  • Number of Languages Taught: 14
 

Number of Students Studying Abroad

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  • 2009/10: 613
  • Maymester 2010: 114
  • Summer 2010: 104
  • VISAGE 2010: 11
  • Maymester 2011: 160
  • Summer 2011: 78
  • VISAGE 2011: 37
  • Number of Vanderbilt Study Abroad Programs: Over 100
  • Number of countries where alumni currently work or live: 142 countries (with 13 countries home to over 100 VU alumni)
  • First International Student Graduate: Albert F. Stimmel of Germany, 1877, School of Medicine
 

New Programs for 2009/10:

In response to student and faculty needs new programs have been approved or are currently in development in the undergraduate schools including:

  • American University of Cairo
  • Amsterdam Conservatory
  • Budapest University of Science and Technology
  • City U. Hong Kong
  • Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  • National University of Singapore
  • Politecnico di Torino
  • University of Melbourne
  • University of Utrecht
  • University of Warwick
 

Interesting Facts

  • From Fall 2007 to Fall 2008, there was an 18% increase in Vanderbilt undergraduate students studying abroad
  • Vanderbilt's Global Education Office added 12 new Study Abroad programs in 07-08
  • Nashville’s foreign-born population more than tripled in size between 1990 and 2000, increasing from 12,662 to roughly 40,000
  • Nashville is home to the largest Kurdish population in the US, with about 11,000 residents