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Tuition & Fees

$32,820

$32,820

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

37%

63%

male

female

1
13

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

81%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,886
Declined + 1,377
Total Received 7,263
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Private (nonprofit)

6,293

undergraduate students

1,430

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Music Business
  2. Nursing
  3. Audio Engineering Technology
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Codes

SAT 1058
ACT 3946

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
9%
600-699
31%
500-599
47%
400-499
12%
300-399
1%
700-800
4%
600-699
32%
500-599
45%
400-499
18%
300-399
1%
30-36
34%
24-29
42%
18-23
23%
12-17
1%
30-36
11%
24-29
52%
18-23
31%
12-17
6%
30-36
17%
24-29
54%
18-23
29%
12-17
0
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School Facts

Belmont University, founded in 1890, is a interdenominational Christian university, on a 93-acre campus located in southeast Nashville.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 7,723
Established in 1890
Coeducational Women's College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Nondenominational Christian
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACPE (American Council on Pharmaceutical Education)
•  AOTA (American Occupational Therapy Association)
•  APHE (Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education)
•  APTA (American Physical Therapy Association)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NAST (National Association of Schools of Theatre)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Nashville, TN

76-acre campus in Nashville (population: 684,410). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

Belmont University
1900 Belmont Boulevard
Nashville, TN 37212-3757

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
44%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
98%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
27%
Top 1/4
60%
Top 1/2
88%
Bottom 1/2
12%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
9%
600-699
31%
500-599
47%
400-499
12%
300-399
1%
700-800
4%
600-699
32%
500-599
45%
400-499
18%
300-399
1%
30-36
34%
24-29
42%
18-23
23%
12-17
1%
30-36
11%
24-29
52%
18-23
31%
12-17
6%
30-36
17%
24-29
54%
18-23
29%
12-17
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline December 1 (priority deadline)
August 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

81%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,886
Declined + 1,377
Total Received 7,263

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Essay
Recommendations

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Interview
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

David Mee
Associate Provost and Dean of Enrollment Services
P: 615 460-6785
F: 615 460-5434
buadmission@belmont.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $4,860,544
State $379,948
Institutional $31,528,186
Other external
Total $36,768,678

Non-need-based

Federal
State $1,125,900
Institutional $9,848,328
Other external
Total $10,974,228

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cheerleading
cross-country
golf
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Ohio Valley Conference (Division I)
Mascot
Bruiser
School colors
blue and red
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Applied Discrete Mathematics
Art
Art Education
Art History
Asian Studies
Audio Engineering
Audio Technology
Audio/Video Production
Biblical Languages
Biblical Studies
Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Christian Leadership
Church Music
Commercial Music
Commercial Music Media Writing
Commercial Music Performance
Communication Studies
Computer Science
Corporate Communication
Design Communication
Early Childhood Education
Economics
Education
Education Leader-Teacher
Engineering Physics
English
English Second Language
Entertainment Industry Studies
Entrepreneurship
Environmental Studies
Exercise Science
Faith/Social Justice
Finance
French
German
Global Leadership Studies
Health Care Management
History
Information Systems Management
Instrumental Pedagogy
Instrumental Performance
International Business
International Economics
International Politics
Journalism
Law
Management
Marketing
Mass Communication
Mathematics
Medical Physics
Mental Health Counseling
Middle School Education
Ministry
Motion Pictures
Multimedia Production
Music
Music Business
Music Composition
Music Education
Music Education K-12
Music Performance
Music Theatre
Music Theory
Music Therapy
Neuroscience
Non Profit Leadership
Nursing
Occupational Therapy
Organizational Leader/Communication
Pharmaceutical Studies
Pharmacy
Philosophy
Philosophy of Religion
Physical Therapy
Physics
Physics Pre-Health
Piano Pedagogy
Piano Performance
Political Science
Politics/Public Law
Psychology
Public Health
Public Relations
Public Relations Management
Religion
Religion/Arts
Religious Studies
Secondary Education
Social Entrepreneurship
Social Work
Sociology
Songwriting
Spanish
Sport Administration
Studio Art
Teaching
Theatre Directing
Theatre Education
Theatre Performance
Theatre Production Design
Theatre/Drama
Transformative Literacy
Video Production
Vocal Pedagogy
Vocal Performance
Web Programming/Development
Worship Leadership
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Undergraduate

81%

6,293
students

Female
63%
3,988

Male
37%
2,305

Graduate

19%

1,430
students

Female
64%
910

Male
36%
520

undergraduateFull-time

94%

5,951
students

Female
64%
3,784

Male
36%
2,167

undergraduatePart-time

6%

342
students

Female
60%
204

Male
40%
138

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
79%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

63%

Transfer applicants accepted

46%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 3.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: July 1

Spring: November 1

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 30
Countries most often represented Brazil
Canada
China
France
Germany
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Kathy Skinner
Admissions Counselor
615 460-6369

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