Belmont University

Nashville, TN

Belmont University

Nashville, TN

Health & Medicine Profile

A Place to Belong: Belmont University

Belmont University is home to nearly 9,050 students who come from every state and more than 33 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 105 areas of undergraduate study, more than 25 master’s programs, and five doctoral degrees, there's no limit to the ways Belmont can expand a student's horizon.

A leader in Health Care
Located in the health care capital of Nashville, Tennessee, aspiring health care professionals come to Belmont University for an exceptional education you won't find anywhere else. Students learn from accomplished professors who bring real-life experience to the classroom and share their passion and expertise with each member of Belmont's Christ-centered community of learning and service. 

Belmont’s Health Sciences and Pharmacy programs offer exceptional, team-based learning opportunities with colleagues in nursing, occupational therapy, pharmacy, physical therapy, public health, sport science, social work, theology, health care business, and law both on campus and in clinical and practice sites around the world. Students benefit from working in state-of-the-art facilities including a nursing Simulation Center, on-campus pharmacy, drug information center, and numerous research laboratories.

Belmont is fortunate to be in the heart of Nashville, a known health care hub, and home to more than 300 health care–related companies. Because of this, rich opportunities exist for students to get involved in some of the most innovative thinking and discovery- and practice-based health care experiences that can be found. Students at Belmont also have opportunities participate in health care– and pharmacy-related study abroad and mission trips across the world. 

Come experience our Belmont community by scheduling an in-person visit or learn about our campus through our online tour. Find out for yourself how life at Belmont can shape your future.

Points of Pride
• First time NAPLEX pass rate for Belmont’s College of Pharmacy is consistently in the 90th percentile.
• Belmont’s College of Health Sciences & Nursing has had a 100% first-time national FNP certification exam pass rate for over a decade.



Included on "Most Innovative Schools" 2021 list for the 13th consecutive year | U.S. News & World Report


Recognized among the "50 Most Beautiful Colleges in America" | Architectural Digest


Ranked #12 Best Christian Colleges and Universities in America | Edvocate


Recognized on "Best Colleges in the Southeast" 2021 list | The Princeton Review

Health & Medicine at Belmont

The Gordon E. Inman College of Health Sciences & Nursing offers a comprehensive education to students in a Christian environment, preparing them to become practitioners in health and social welfare fields. Departments include Exercise Science, Nursing, Physical Therapy, Public Health, Occupational Therapy, and Social Work.

• Undergraduate School of Nursing
• Graduate School of Nursing
• School of Occupational Therapy
• School of Physical Therapy
• Department of Exercise Science
• Department of Public Health
• Department of Social Work

Belmont University’s College of Pharmacy is becoming a nationally recognized center for practice and leadership in pharmacy education with an innovative clinical doctorate. Building on the traditional Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) curriculum, the College offers students the opportunity to specialize in one of five areas: pharmacy management, healthcare informatics, missions, pharmacotherapy, or interdisciplinary care delivery. Each of these areas educate students for life-long professional improvement and service as competent and compassionate practitioners.

An Inside Look

What students are saying about us...

  • “It has been a true privilege to learn from faculty that really care about you and your success.”

    • Riguin Zengotita
      Borges Pharmacy
  • “I would not be in medical school if it wasn’t for Belmont faculty providing such great mentorship. I've really appreciated the topics that were covered in the more advanced science classes such as Cancer Biology, which I used throughout my first year of medical school.”

    • Ambrose Rice