Vanderbilt makes the top 50 best colleges in America

Still bitter we’re not top 10

Forbes has just released their ranking of America’s Top Colleges for 2016, and Vanderbilt University came in at #45.

I don’t know about you, but I’m a little upset about that.


We’re the seventh best college in the South, if that makes you feel any better.

Apparently, having the #1 happiest students and the 7th highest SAT/ACT scores in the country right behind Yale and MIT is not good enough.

The U.S. News and World Report ranks Vanderbilt at #15 in the country, but Forbes seems to be just a bit more critical.


Having NCAA Division I athletics, graduating six Nobel prize winners, and being located less than two miles from downtown Nashville, the world’s most vibrant music city, clearly doesn’t matter.

But it’s ok. I’m sure if we keep up the killer test scores, academics, sports, nightlife and student happiness, we’ll rise through the ranks one day.