Fast Facts about the Vanderbilt School of Engineering
- Vanderbilt University Board of Trust voted to create the Engineering Department in 1886.
- Bachelor of engineering degree programs in biomedical engineering, chemical engineering, civil engineering, computer engineering, electrical engineering and mechanical engineering are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org.
- The bachelor of science degree in computer science is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org.
- Student/faculty ratio: 14-1
- Full-time Teaching Faculty Total (incl. T/Tk faculty): 116
- Tenure and Tenure-Track Faculty: 90
- Non-Teaching Research Faculty and Staff: 141
- Undergraduate student population: 1308 (Spring 2014)
5.0% African American
6.5% Asian American
6.7% Hispanic American
- Interquartile range (middle 50%) of SAT scores: 1470-1600 (Class of 2017), 99th percentile
- 61% of engineering students receive some form of financial aid
- Ranked No. 31 in the 2015 annual undergraduate rankings by U.S. News & World Report (released September 2014)
- Undergraduate Degrees awarded (2014-2015)
- Graduate student/faculty ratio: 5-1
- Graduate Student population: 466; 402 Ph.D., 44 M.S., 20 M.Eng.
- Ranked No. 35 in the 2016 annual graduate rankings by U.S. News & World Report (released March 2015)
- Graduate Degrees awarded (2014-2015)
- Of the graduates who sought employment, over 90 percent had jobs within six months of graduation.
- After graduation, 20 percent of graduates go to on to graduate school and 15 percent go to professional schools.
Updated: May 13, 2015