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Nashville is a vibrant, engaging city known proudly as "Music City, U.S.A." Located a little more than a mile from downtown, the university’s students, faculty, staff and visitors frequently cite Nashville as one of the perks of Vanderbilt. Go here to learn all that Nashville has to offer. 


Opening in Fall 2023, the Broadview at Vanderbilt offers Graduate and Professional Student Housing adjacent to campus.

Located just steps from the Vanderbilt University campus in downtown Nashville, The Broadview at Vanderbilt invites graduate and professional students into a community of collaboration and elevated living space. They offer studio, one- and two-bedroom apartment homes with features such as a fully equipped kitchen with granite countertops, upgraded appliances, hardwood-inspired floors, and washer/dryer. The Broadview at Vanderbilt also has the best in on-site amenities, from a 24-hour fitness and wellness center, an on-site coffee shop and grocer, multiple collaboration and study spaces, to an outdoor BBQ area and media room. The inclusive student community is conveniently located just a short walk, bike, or bus ride away from campus and all the exciting dining, shopping and entertainment of downtown Nashville. Learn more about the Broadview.

The Broadview is a lower-cost housing option with popular amenities and easy access to campus. While it is not university-owned and operated, our intent, through public-private partnership, is to support an additional choice for Vanderbilt graduate and professional students as they seek housing in the city.

Off-Campus Referral Service

To support the housing needs of new and continuing graduate students, the Office of Housing and Residential Education provides a web-based Off Campus Referral Service. The website includes advertisements by landlords looking specifically for Vanderbilt-affiliated tenants, as well as by Vanderbilt students looking for roommates. Students may also post “wanted” ads seeking roommate or housemate situations.To access the service, just use the Vanderbilt Off Campus Referral Service.  

myVU Classifieds

Visit myVU Classifieds for apartments, furniture, pet sitters and more. Ads are posted by Vanderbilt students, faculty, staff and alumni. 

Community Involvement

Student take a active role in the the Nashville community. You can join the action through the Graduate Student Council community events or by checking out Hands on Nashville, the easiest way to find a Nashville volunteer opportunity.