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Belmont University

Nashville, TN

Belmont University

Overview

Belmont University is a University institution located in Nashville, TN, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1900 Belmont Boulevard
Nashville, TN  37212-3757
United States
Contact Mr. David Mee
Associate Provost and Dean of Enrollment
Email: david.mee@belmont.edu
Phone: 615-460-5479
Fax: 615-460-5434

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Management Information Systems Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Public Relations, Advertising, And Applied Communication Checkmark
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Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Web Page, Digital/multimedia And Information Resources Design Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Ancient Near Eastern And Biblical Languages Checkmark
French Checkmark
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Music Therapy Checkmark
Pharmaceutical Sciences Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
International Economics Checkmark
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Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Arts, Entertainment, And Media Management Checkmark
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Cinematography And Film/video Production Checkmark
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Directing And Theatrical Production Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

7,737
Applied
6,282
Accepted
6,497
Enrolled
81%
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Female Admissions

5,391
Females Applied
4,483
Females Accepted
83%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,346
Males Applied
1,799
Males Accepted
77%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.7
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
Required for some programs Interview
Other requirements may exist (see below)
Other requirements: Resum&,e of activities

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen August 1st Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer August 1st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 590 670
SAT Math 550 640
ACT Composite 26 24 29

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

32,720
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Fees

1,590
Full-time student fees
12,120
Room & board
6,660
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

20,334
Avg. Financial Aid Package
22,543
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
30,271
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,289
Avg. Loan Aid
7,988
Avg. Grant Aid
16,511
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
56%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
9%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

6,497
Total Undergrad students
1%
International Students
70%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.34%
Black or African American 4.62%
White or Caucasian 80.31%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.31%
Asian 2.25%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.08%
Two or more races 3.66%
Other 2.08%

Gender

Male (35.26%)
Female (64.74%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 52%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Fall Festival, Homecoming and Towering Traditions

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Service Corp, Alpha Sigma Tau, Phi Mu, Phi Kappa Tau and MOB

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
bicycle patrol

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Football No No No
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark

Faculty

853
Total Faculty
14:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 361
Part-time - 492
Male - 408
Female - 445