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Vanderbilt University - 2016

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College Description

Engineering College Description and Special Characteristics

The Vanderbilt School of Engineering is internationally recognized for the superior quality of its research and education programs in selected fields of engineering. The first private university in the South to offer a degree in Engineering, Vanderbilt prepares engineers to become leaders, innovators, and researchers in solving challenging, significant problems. Graduate and undergraduate degrees are offered through the School's major departments of Biomedical Engineering, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, and Mechanical Engineering. A particular strength is the School's leadership in a variety of multidisciplinary initiatives with industrial, government, and other university partners, in such areas as nanoscale engineering, biophysical engineering, and reliability engineering.