Vanderbilt University, located in Nashville, Tennessee, is one of the most highly respected, engaging universities and research institutions in the world. The School of Engineering’s graduate programs emphasize innovative, rigorous multidisciplinary study and in-depth instruction with strong partnerships internally, nationally and globally. Engineering faculty and students share their expertise across multiple disciplines to address specific research initiatives that characterize the School's commitment to help solve real-world challenges with worldwide impact. We are directly addressing these initiatives with Vanderbilt colleagues and those from around the world, focusing on supplying reliable energy, managing natural resources, providing effective security, improving health care and creating new and better forms of entertainment. You can expect to enjoy the richness of collaboration and long-term relationships as part of a world-class research institution, but with the intimacy and faculty contact of a private university.