Belmont Abbey College

Belmont, NC

Belmont Abbey College

Belmont, NC

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Tuition & Fees

$18,500

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
24%
500-599
45%
400-499
25%
300-399
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
27%
500-599
42%
400-499
24%
300-399
3%
30-36
8%
24-29
30%
18-23
44%
12-17
16%
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undergraduateRatios

51%

male

49%

female

1

teacher

16

students

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Moderately Selective

80%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,721
Declined 413
Total Received 2,134
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Private

1,507

undergraduate students

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Location

School Facts

Belmont Abbey College, founded in 1876, is a church-affiliated college. Its 650-acre campus is located in Belmont, 15 miles from Charlotte.

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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,507
Established in 1876
Coeducational Coeducational

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650-acre, suburban campus in Belmont (population: 12,046), five miles from Charlotte. Air and bus serve Charlotte; train serves Gastonia.

  • Metropolitan area: Charlotte
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Charlotte Douglas International

Belmont Abbey College
100 Belmont-Mount Holly Road
Belmont
28012

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
54%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Campus Activities Board
  • The Crusader (Newspaper Club)
  • Crusaders for Life
  • Abbey Volunteers
  • Abbey Players

Top Events

  • President's Ball
  • Abbeyfest
  • Crawfish Boil
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
13%
Top 1/4
28%
Top 1/2
59%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
24%
500-599
45%
400-499
25%
300-399
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
27%
500-599
42%
400-499
24%
300-399
3%
30-36
8%
24-29
30%
18-23
44%
12-17
16%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.26

Moderately Selective

80%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,721
Declined 413
Total Received 2,134

Admissions Factors

Very Important

level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
academic GPA
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

class rank
talent/ability

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
first generation
interview
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 36
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $18,500
Room & board $10,390
Books & supplies $1,200
Other fees $2,100
Total $32,190

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Tuition guarenteed plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Field hockey
Golf
Lacrosse
Rugby
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intramural Sports Men

Football, Ultimate frisbee

Intramural Sports Women

Football, Ultimate frisbee

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 2

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
American Government and Politics (United States)
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Economics, General
Education, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Finance, General
History, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
Philosophy
Psychology, General
Religious Education
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Theology/Theological Studies
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Programs Offered

  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

1,507

total students

57%

in-state

43%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,507
students

Female
49%
733

Male
51%
774

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

92%

1,388
students

Female
49%
668

Male
51%
720

8%

119
students

Female
55%
65

Male
45%
54

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 62%
Student 4 year graduation rate 36%
Student 5 year graduation rate 7%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
13%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Hispanic/Latino
61%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
18%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

87

Transfer students enrolled

6%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 15

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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