About Belmont University
On Campus Housing
Belmont University which is a private, Interdenominational university, is located in Nashville, Tennessee. Belmont University is home to an ethnically diverse student body. At BU around 80% are white, 6% belong to Hispanic ethnicity, and 5% are Black or African American. Further, around 95% of the students are 24 and under. When it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 65% of the students are females and 35% are males. The college has produced several achievers in its many years of existence and some of the notable alumni are Brad Paisley, Trisha Yearwood, Steven Curtis Chapman, and Josh Turner. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and, hence encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Students taking admission here will notice that the university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. Taking into account all the undergraduate and graduate degrees, including both residential and online, BU offers around 189 programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.
The rankings provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere, as long as US universities are concerned. It is generally considered that the ranking of any university helps a prospective student in a lot of ways. While taking admission to a particular college/university, its ranking helps the student determine various factors that include its research excellence, the performance of its students after completion of the degree, student experience, and academic success. The rankings by US News and Forbes are considered trustworthy by applicants as well as experts. Belmont University, however, doesn't feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings of US News and Forbes.
Annual Cost to Attend
Average Annual Cost
Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to BU. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $54,595 per year. This cost includes the average annual tuition cost ($35,650), books and supplies ($1,400), room and boarding ($12,520), and budget for other expenses ($5,025). Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.
Highest Degree Offered
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
Median Household Income
$70,369 per year
Campus Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
Students who want to enjoy the campus and lodging life can benefit from the on-campus housing facility provided by BU. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $12,520 per year for living on campus. Belmont University has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at BU costs around $5,460 per year. The university has enrolled around 35% male and 65% female students.
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants
Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants
The financial aid department of Belmont University helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. The average financial aid at Belmont University is around $13,812 and the federal grant is $5,090. The students at the university are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $4,743, while the institutional aid is $13,812. The need-based scholarships awarded to students admitted to Belmont University amount to $1,901,511 per annum. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants awarded in a year total $13,587,293.