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Introducing: Vanderbilt University

Located in the heart of our nation's great 'Music City' of Nashville, Tennessee, Vanderbilt University is a proud school with excellent programs in education, medicine, and law. Its mascot, 'Mr. Commodore,' comes from the nickname of old Cornelius Vanderbilt, a railroad tycoon who helped with the school's founding in 1873. Now,even the students and the sports teams go by the name 'commodores', and their colors are black and gold. Not only is downtown Nashville right next door, but the campus is considered a national arboretum, meaning it's got beautiful sprawling green-space with numerous varieties of trees across campus. Some famous historical buildings include the Dyer Observatory for all you star-gazers, and the long-running First Amendment Center. The Wyatt Center on the Peabody campus looks so elegant and important it could probably pass for a national monument in Washington D.C.

Finding Proper Housing Around Vanderbilt

The school prides itself on its campus, with 83 percent of students generally living within its boundaries. It is required, and considered a crucial part of student culture. However, sometimes they run out of room...if you are on the prowl for apartments in the area: never fear! Start with our useful apartment guide and get oriented. You can also get an idea of what day-to-day student life is like by reading our blog. Properties in Nashville range from quaint apartments in two or three story complexes near the downtown to ones in bigger complexes, sometimes in planned communities approaching the city limits.

Transportation And Surroundings

The Campus covers an area of roughly 330 acres, although it supposedly only takes about 30 minutes to walk the entire thing. When you go into town, there are always cabs you might easily split with friends, and there's Nashville Public Transportation, which sometimes leaves something to be desired. You might want to get a bike! Anyway, the campus is still within walking distance of downtown, close to everything you need. The "Vandy Vans" shuttle people around the campus at night, too. Nashville flies high when it comes to nightlife, with an amazing variety of restaurants and music venues; rest assured it's not all Country-Western. (But really you should give Contra dancing a try, if only once.) Popular night spots for Vandy students include The Iguana, Sam's Place, The 5 Spot, Buffalo Billiards and The Connection. Go to Printer's Alley, and check out Nashville night life.

Average Apartment Rent in Nashville

# Bedrooms Aug Jul Jun 3 Month % change
Studio N/A N/A N/A 0%
1 Bed $1,693 $1,397 $1,382 22.5%
2 Bed $879 $1,046 $1,008 -12.8%
3 Bed $848 $1,095 $1,106 -23.3%

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2109 10th Avenue South, Nashville

2109 10th Avenue South, Nashville

Nashville, Tennessee, 37204

3 Bedrooms

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Studio in 2113 Belmont Boulevard

Studio in 2113 Belmont Boulevard

Nashville, Tennessee, 37212

Studio/1 Bedroom

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$1415 1 bedroom in 444 Elmington Ave

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2BR/2.0BA in 444 Elmington Avenue

2BR/2.0BA in 444 Elmington Avenue

Nashville, Tennessee, 37205

2 Bedrooms

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$1505 1 bedroom in 2101 Portland Ave

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Local Talk

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  • What neighborhoods in Nashville are good for eating out?

    The Gulch is Nashville's newest and hippest neighborhood and has quickly become a favorite dining destination amongst the local food buffs. With a countless array of cafes, bakeries, bistros and upscale dining locales to choose from, as well as several outdoor patios, rooftop terraces, and frequent live music performances, The Gulch is always bustling with excitement. Make sure to stop by Provence Breads in the morning to grab one of their warm and tasty croissants. Historic Hillsboro Village, located just three miles southwest of downtown Nashville, also boasts some of the best restaurants in town. The scrumptious sweet potato pancakes at the renowned Pancake Pantry, a local favorite of almost 50 years, are an absolute must-try.

  • What are the most fun neighborhoods in Nashville?

    In addition to the scores of superb restaurants located in The Gulch, this neighborhood also boasts a booming nightlife, various locally owned shops and boutiques, and a neighborhood art gallery. Also noteworthy, The Gulch is the first LEED certified neighborhood in the South. A downright vivacious locale, visitors and residents of the Gulch enjoy a contemporary lifestyle that is distinctively Nashville. Five Points, located in Nashville's East End, is another popular hangout spot with a diverse mix of eateries, nightspots, art galleries, and music venues. 3 Crow Bar, situated in Five Points, is a local favorite with a kitschy-decor, extensive drink menu, dart boards, and more than two dozen beers on tap.

  • I want to lease a home in Bellevue for three month. What price I'm looking

    Search our site by using 37221 as a zip code to display the apartments in the Bellevue area. After you see the listing page, select the “Rental homes only” in property type and click search again you will see the list of properties that meet your needs. Or go to this link: Rentals near Bellevue Prices range from $800 to over $2000 per month, depending on the apartment’s features.

  • What's the weather like in Nashville?

    The climate in Nashville is humid-subtropical. Summers are warm with average temperatures in the 70s and winters are cool with low temperatures in the 30s. Average annual rainfall is around 48", mostly occurring during the city's long spring and autumn seasons. Nashville does see some light snowfall, about 10" a year on average. The relatively moderate climate of Nashville allows residents to take advantage of the hiking and horseback trails at the expansive 2,700-acre Warner Park nearly year round.

  • What neighborhoods in Nashville are considered safe? Is Buena Vista a decent place to find an apartment?

    Nashville’s Buena Vista neighborhood is located closer to downtown and though it is a lively place to find an apartment, it is not unsafe. Some notoriously unsafe areas include Nolensville Road, which is south of the city, Antioch, and the Madison area. The safer parts of Nashville are in Green Hills or Belle Meade, though both of those areas are rather expensive in terms of rents in Nashville. Bellevue and Sylvan Park are other options to consider finding an apartment, though they are located outside Interstate 440.

  • I've got dogs. What are the best places in Nashville for being outdoors with pets?

    Heritage Bark Park, located on Peachers Mill Road in nearby Clarksville, is a great dog park with separate, fenced-in areas for large and small dogs, an agility course, benches for the human patrons, and provided trash bags and receptacles. Sevier Park is located right in Nashville on Granny White Pike and offers rolling hills covered in green grass, athletic fields, and a paved pathway winding throughout the park. Leashed dogs are welcome, so grab a gourmet popsicle at Las Paletas (located at the entrance to the park) and enjoy a day in the sun with your favorite pooch at this cozy Nashville gem. Fannie Mae Dees Park, located in the Hillsboro/West End neighborhood is another great spot for dogs with tons of open space, trees, and shaded picnic areas. This park is nicknamed "Dragon Park" by the locals for the massive, brightly colored dragon sculpture in its center.

  • What would an ideal weekend be like in Nashville?

    Start out your weekend soaking in the sun at Nashville's Centennial Park. After some hiking or boating and a family picnic, get a taste of Nashville's history at the Tennessee State Museum and the Country Music Hall of Fame. Next, sign up for an evening show and meal on the locally famous General Jackson Showboat. After dinner be sure to check out a concert at Memphis' world class Ryman Auditorium.

  • How far is the airport from downtown Nashville and can I get there easily and cheaply?

    The nearest major airport to Nashville, Tennessee is Nashville International Airport (BNA). This airport is about five miles from the city center. The cheapest way to travel to and from the Nashville International Airport and downtown Nashville is to ride the Nashville MTA's Route 18 Airport/Elm Hill bus, which leaves every hour every day of the week, from about 7 am to about 10 pm. Schedules can be found at the Welcome Center at the airport.

  • Is the cost of living in Nashville higher relative to surrounding areas or other cities?

    The cost of living in Nashville compared to the rest of the country is 18 percent lower than the whole nation average. Hendersonville to the north is 11 percent more expensive than Nashville. To the northeast, Lakewood is 9 percent more expensive than Nashville, Green Hill is 17 percent more expensive than Nashville, and Mount Juliet is 20 percent more expensive than Nashville. Brentwood to the south is a full 57 percent more expensive than Nashville, while Asland City is only 6 percent more expensive than Nashville.

  • Hi What neighborhoods surround Belmont University

    Belmont University in Nashville is surrounded by Belmont/Hillsboro to the south, Hillsboro West End to the west, Edgehill to the north and Historic Waverly to the east. Acklen Westgrove is also very close to Belmont, just to the northeast.