Belmont University

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

1900 Belmont Boulevard

Nashville, TN 37212-3757

(615) 460-6785

Fax: (615) 460-5434



Contact: Kathy Baugher

Dean of Enrollment Services
Main Address

1900 Belmont Boulevard

Nashville, TN 37212-3757

(615) 460-6000

www.belmont.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 4,174

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 932

Degree-seeking undergrads: 4,131

Graduate enrollment: 742

Setting

Urban setting

Very large city (over 500,000)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $50

Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 63%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 81%


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Commercial/Advertising Art B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B
Music – Piano/Organ B
Music – Voice/Opera B
Music Management/Merchandising B
Music Pedagogy B
Music Theory/Composition B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B
Environmental Biology B
Molecular Biochemistry B
Molecular Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business – General B
Business/Managerial Economics B
Entrepreneurial Studies B
Finance/Banking B
Hospitality Administration/Management B
Management Information Systems B
Management Science B
Marketing Management B

Communications & Journalism

Broadcast Journalism B
Communications/Rhetoric B
Journalism B
Mass Communications/Media Studies B
Public Relations B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Information Sciences/Systems B

Education

Art Teacher Education B
Biology Teacher Education B
Chemistry Teacher Education B
Early Childhood Education B
Education – General B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
French Teacher Education B
Health Occupations Teacher Education B
Health Teacher Education B
History Teacher Education B
Junior High Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Physics Teacher Education B
Science Teacher Education B
Secondary Education B
Social Science Teacher Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B
Spanish Language Teacher Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B
Speech/Rhetorical Studies B

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
German B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Nursing (RN) B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences B
Health/Physical Fitness B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Social Sciences

Economics B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Religious/Sacred Music B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Belmont University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(615) 460-6000
Website:www.belmont.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:www.belmont.edu/prospectivestudents/apply/freshmen/index.html
Address:1900 Belmont Blvd, Nashville, TN 37212-3757
Setting:Rural: Distant
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:7,723
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):68%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:13 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:5,749 (74% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$31,390
Out-of-state Tuition:$31,390
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:91%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$12,442

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Belmont University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Belmont University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences3
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services94
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs8
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services2
Education55
English Language and Literature/Letters11
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics3
Health Professions and Related Programs32
History1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mathematics and Statistics2
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Natural Resources and Conservation1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies11
Philosophy and Religious Studies4
Physical Sciences3
Psychology1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Social Sciences5
Theology and Religious Vocations3
Visual and Performing Arts155
Grand total7518

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Belmont University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Belmont University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$31,390
Out-of-state$31,390
Books and supplies$1,400

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$20,890
Out-of-state$20,890

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid1,26591%
Grant or scholarship aid1,13382%$12,442
Student loan aid55940%$7,843

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid4,01467%$11,989
Federal student loans3,42257%$6,821

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Belmont University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Belmont University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants7,2632,2515,012
Percent admitted100%78%83%
Percent admitted who enrolled22%23%21%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Belmont University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment7,723
Undergraduate enrollment6,293
Graduate enrollment1,430

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Belmont University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
    • Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs
    • Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs
  • American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
    • Law (LAW) - Professional schools
  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy (OTD) - Programs leading to a Doctoral Degree
    • Occupational Therapy (OTM) - Programs leading to a Master's Degree
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • Montessori Accreditation Council for Teacher Education, Commission on Accreditation
    • Montessori Education (MONTE) - Montessori teacher education programs and institutions
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
    • Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

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