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Finance Databases: FactSet


FactSet is a financial platform that provides comprehensive data and analytics on global financial markets, economic measures, and companies. Coverage includes

  • Financial data on 70,000+ public and private companies worldwide, with historical coverage for developed markets dating back to the 1980s and for emerging markets starting in the 1990s
  • Close to 2,000 historical financial metrics data items for 70+ countries
  • Historical financial data on 5,000 global indices, as well as fixed income, commodities, alternative investments markets and more

Any current Vanderbilt student, faculty or staff member can access FactSet for academic and non-commercial use.

FactSet is available on all of the computers in the Walker Management Library- no personal account needed.

Students who would like a personal account can register at ID Requests are processed by FactSet and may take up to 7 business days. You will receive an email directly from FactSet with your login information.



FactSet offers multiple certification courses, including: FactSet Core, Productivity Suite, Portfolio Analysis and Universal Screening. To complete these certficiations, students must register for individual accounts.