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Relocating to Nashville



The staff, faculty, and students in the MSTP will help make your move to Nashville as stress-free as possible. If you have already found a place to hang your hat, that is great. If not, although we do not provide a housing service, we will gladly provide you with general suggestions to assist you in your relocation.

If you are interested in renting an apartment, a couple of good places to start your on-line search are:, and You can also access the Tennessean’s classified section at: Along with apartment information, the Tennessean, Nashville’s local newspaper, has listings for condominiums and homes for rent/sale and other classified advertisements that may be of interest to a new resident


On-campus Parking

As is the case at most urban universities, parking is limited at Vanderbilt. It would be wise to make parking arrangements as soon as possible after you have made the decision to study at Vanderbilt. For more information regarding parking on campus, you may visit the Office of Traffic and Parking’s web site.

Public/Private Schools

Below is a listing of sites that may be useful in selecting the right school for your child.

  • Metro Davidson County Schools:
  • Williamson County Schools (South of Nashville; eg. Franklin, Brentwood):
  • Wilson County Schools (East of Nashville; eg. Lebanon, Mt. Juliet):
  • Rutherford County Schools (Murfreesboro area):

For private school listings, visit the Nashville Chamber of Commerce’s website.