82%

Acceptance Rate

$14,046

Avg.Financial Aid

003479

FAFSA Code

About Belmont University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

8,260

Website

www.belmont.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Interdenominational

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

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.

Location & Contact

Address

1900 Belmont Blvd

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 6154606000
Fax: 6154605434
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Rankings

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.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

Rolling Admissions

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

82%

SAT Range

1120 - 1300

ACT Range

24 - 29

Application Fee

$50

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

The students can make the most out of the admission process as the admission at the university is fairly easy. The varsity has 3 admission thresholds. Candidates are required to fill the form and submit a fee of $50, as part of the admission process at BU. As per the past trends, the SAT score of a student must lie in the range of 1130-1320 to improve her chances. The average ACT score at Belmont University is 26. However, those getting an ACT score less than 24 might also be offered admission. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at 1900 Belmont Blvd, Nashville, Tennessee 37212-3757, or call (615) 460-6000.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$36,694

Average Annual Cost

$32,720

Books And Supplies

$1,400

Other Fees

$1,590

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$12,120

Budget For Other Expenses

$4,930

Total One Year Cost

$52,760

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.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

14:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

82%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

100%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

51%

Male Professors

49%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Arts, Entertainment,and Media Manag...

399 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

150 Graduates

Music

104 Graduates

Audiovisual Communications Technolo...

83 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

54 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

51 Graduates

Marketing

45 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

40 Graduates

Entrepreneurial and Small Business...

33 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

29 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

26 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

26 Graduates

Biology, General

25 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

24 Graduates

Social Work

23 Graduates

Film/Video and Photographic Arts

22 Graduates

Psychology, General

22 Graduates

Public Relations, Advertising, and...

22 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

18 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

16 Graduates

Business/Managerial Economics

15 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

15 Graduates

Journalism

14 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

13 Graduates

History

12 Graduates

Political Science and Government

12 Graduates

Sociology

12 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

11 Graduates

International Business

11 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

10 Graduates

Management Information Systems and...

10 Graduates

Theology and Religious Vocations, O...

10 Graduates

Mathematics

9 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

8 Graduates

Philosophy

8 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

8 Graduates

Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Prof...

6 Graduates

Chemistry

5 Graduates

Germanic Languages, Literatures, an...

5 Graduates

Publishing

5 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

4 Graduates

Economics

4 Graduates

Neurobiology and Neurosciences

4 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

3 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

3 Graduates

Physics

3 Graduates

Applied Mathematics

2 Graduates

Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences,...

2 Graduates

Bible/Biblical Studies

1 Graduates

Engineering Physics

1 Graduates

International Relations and Nationa...

1 Graduates

Philosophy and Religious Studies, G...

1 Graduates

Public Health

1 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

6,666

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

16%

Full-time

96%

Part-time

4%

Students Gender

Male

35%

US National: 44%

Female

65%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

80% White

2% Unknown

5% Black

6% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

1% Non Resident alien

2% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

72%

Out Of State

27%

In State

1%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

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 Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 100% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

100%

Undergrads in College Housing

55%

Averege Housing Cost

$6,660/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $5,460/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$5,460/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Bruiser

School Colors

blue and red

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

128

Total Female Athletes

114

Intramural Sports

10

Sports Club

12

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Soccer

Tennis

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Soccer

Softball

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

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.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$34,600/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$44,100/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$16,751

$26,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$174 - 270

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

86%

Average Aid Per Year

$14,046

Students Receiving Federal Grants

16%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,295

Students Receiving State Aid

24%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,560

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

84%

Average Aid Per Year

$12,079

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$24,865

$30K - $48K

$20,077

$48K - $75K

$17,353

$75K - $110K

$14,639

> $110K

$8,222

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$1,901,511

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$13,587,293

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.

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