A Place to Belong - Belmont University
Belmont University is home to nearly 8,200 students who come from every state and more than 28 countries. Committed to being a leader among teaching universities, Belmont brings together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christian community of learning and service. With approximately 100 areas of undergraduate study, more than 25 master’s programs and five doctoral degrees, there is no limit to the ways Belmont can expand an individual's horizon.
A vibrant creative community
The College of Music & Performing Arts (CMPA) is a vibrant creative community with nationally recognized and accredited programs in the School of Music and the Department of Theatre & Dance. CMPA’s excellent artist-faculty teach and mentor through innovative curriculum and experiences to prepare students to thrive in 21st century arts careers. Abundant opportunities are provided for students to connect and learn through study away, internships, guest artists, and alumni appearances.
Belmont’s beautiful campus is located in the heart of Nashville, a thriving creative city full of opportunities in the performing arts. CMPA offers a variety of ways for students to gain professional experience to serve the Nashville community and beyond. CMPA has partnerships with companies and organizations including, the W.O. Smith Community Music School, Epiphany Modern Dance Company, Nashville Shakespeare Festival, and the Nashville Opera. Several national music and theatre organizations have active campus chapters. Music Education majors spend a semester teaching and Music Therapy majors are placed in health care facilities. The student-led Belmont Reparatory Theatre performs in elementary schools. Several music ensembles tour regionally and internationally.
Come experience our creative community by scheduling an in person-visit or learn about our campus through Belmont’s online tour. Find out for yourself how life at Belmont can shape your future.