Hotels near Vanderbilt University are always on sale with CheapOair! Named after Cornelius Vanderbilt who was a shipping and rail magnate, Vanderbilt University was founded in 1873 after an initial million dollar endowment from Cornelius Vanderbilt. Offering world class education to more than 10,000 students from over 50 states in US and numerous foreign students from over 75 countries, the university boasts of alumni including vice presidents, Rhodes scholars, Nobel Prize laureates and academy award winners. Situated in Nashville, Tennessee, the university campus is spread across 330 acres and is home to six graduate and four undergraduate schools. Find great deals on cheap hotels near Vanderbilt University, and count on CheapOair for all of your travel booking needs!