Experience Nashville!

United States Southeast Nashville

Nashville is an eclectic mix of Eastern, Southern, and Midwestern cultures, giving you unique insight into how America operates. The university is close to the famous Great Smoky Mountains, for sensational adventures in one of America’s most beautiful natural attractions. 

Nicknamed Music City, Nashville has a reputation as one of the best places to discover musical talent. The city is home to an active music community as well as the Country Music Hall of Fame. Many prominent artists have lived in the city and even more have recorded songs there, from Elvis Presley to Bob Dylan to Taylor Swift.

Population: 692,000
Native language: English
Climate: Temperate
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Where You Live

Vanderbilt University

Built with the vision of providing a "gateway to greatness," Vanderbilt has created an atmosphere to inspire and invigorate students. Faculty and staff encourage students to strive to meet their educational goals and address the big questions that affect culture and society. The majority of students focus on a joint combination of rigorous academics and community involvement.

The campus lies near downtown Nashville, known as "Music City," for its connection to world famous American singers. Due to Tennessee's geographical location, you'll be introduced to a mix of Eastern, Southern and Mid-Western American cultures. This eclectic mix will provide you with broad insight into American culture. And don't forget to take in the views of the Great Smoky Mountains, one of America's most beautiful natural attractions.

Learn more at Vanderbilt University's official website

Student Health & Safety

We champion health, safety, and security. As part of IES Abroad, the largest study abroad organization in the United States, we have set the standard for health and safety in study abroad for decades. We plan for the ‘what if’, so you can get on with the experience of a lifetime.
International Health Insurance

International health insurance included in the cost of your program

24/7 Emergency Phone Support

Total coverage to support you while traveling and in your new city

Location-Specific Information

Health and safety information prepared based on your destination

Health In Your Language

Highly trained multilingual staff to connect you to healthcare providers

Secure Housing

Quality, safe, secure housing within close proximity to your classes

Dedicated Expertise

Protection by a Dean of Students Office advocating for your interests

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