Diversity Facts at VUSN


The latest trends for both full-time and part-time ethnic minority enrollment at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing are depicted in the following graph. These data suggest positive trends for the recruitment of underrepresented students at VUSN. Representation of male students at VUSN continues to remain constant with an 11% enrollment across all programs. In 2019, the ethnic-minority percentage across all programs increased to 23%.

Ethnic Minority Enrollment at VUSN



Vanderbilt has one of the largest male nursing faculty in the country. VUSN currently has 21 male faculty with full and part-time faculty appointments, comprising 13 percent of the faculty body. Over half of VUSN’s African American faculty received undergraduate degrees from historically black colleges and universities.