Vanderbilt University, located in Nashville, Tenn., is a private research university offering a full-range of undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees. Founded in 1873 Vanderbilt University is also known informally as Vandy and has a total enrollment of approximately 12,686 students. Despite its reputation in States you must be wondering why the enrollment number is so less, let's say that it's how university prefers it to be. With a very low acceptance rate it requires a skilled student to get into this university. Let's see if this is worth it or no.