Vanderbilt University School of Medicine ranks 16th out of 126 accredited medical schools, according to U.S. News and World Report's annual rankings, and is ranked No. 10 among U.S. medical schools for NIH funding. In fiscal year 2007 (FY07) Vanderbilt's grant funding increased from $245.6 million to $282.3 million - the largest increase among the top 10 schools of medicine.
Students and faculty learn in an environment that supports excellence in education, patient care and research. Since 1875, the School of Medicine has sought the best and brightest students and provided them with a foundation in the basic and clinical sciences that enables them to become leaders and scholars. The members of the dedicated faculty work closely with each student in a supportive environment that encourages creative thinking and diversity. Click here to learn more about the School of Medicine.