Belmont U

Belmont University

1900 Belmont Blvd, Nashville, United States
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  • Total Documents
    227
  • Class Notes
    141
  • Textbook Notes
    62
  • Study Guides
    25
  • Currently Enrolled
    78
  • Previously Enrolled
    146

Overview of Belmont University (Belmont U)

About this school

Belmont, founded in 1951, is a church-affiliated university. Its 55-acre campus is located in southeast Nashville.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:6,497
    • Men:2,291 (35.3%)
    • Women:4,206 (64.7%)

Location

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Admission Information (Belmont U)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Belmont University is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
4
Science
3
4
Foreign Language
2
-
Social Studies
3
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
3
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
August 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
1900 Belmont Boulevard
City, State, Zip
Nashville, TN  37212
Phone
(615) 460-6785
Fax
-
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$50
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
-
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
Resumé of activities recommended for some freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
81% of 7,737 applicants were admitted
Women
83% of 5,391 applicants were admitted
Men
77% of 2,346 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
1,820 (29%) of 6,282 admitted students enrolled
Women
1,218 (27%) of 4,483 admitted students enrolled
Men
602 (33%) of 1,799 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.70
375 And Above
49%
3.50 - 3.74
21%
3.25 - 3.49
14%
3.00 - 3.24
9%
2.50 - 2.99
6%
2.00 - 2.49
1%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
550-640 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
10%
• Score 600 - 700
37%
• Score 500 - 600
47%
• Score 400 - 500
6%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
590-670 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
12%
• Score 600 - 700
58%
• Score 500 - 600
28%
• Score 400 - 500
2%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
26 average |24-29 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
21%
• Score 24 - 29
56%
• Score 18 - 23
23%
• Score 12 - 17
0%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (Belmont U)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $32,820 (64.68269609775325%)
  • Room & Board: - $11,680 (23.019314150571542%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,400 (2.7591643673630273%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $4,840 (9.53882538431218%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Belmont University accepts installment plan, deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003479
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
1,263 (80.7%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
851 (67.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
851 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
112 (13.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
61%
Average Award
$20,078
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 814 (95.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $16,960
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 695 (81.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,505
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 111 (13.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
514 (32.8%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $8,348

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
4,160 (67.8%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
3,198 (76.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
3,198 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
328 (10.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
56%
Average Award
$19,176
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,882 (90.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $15,526
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,693 (84.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,242
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 318 (9.9%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
1,618 (26.4%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $7,714

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
53%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$29,207
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Business, Health Fields, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Creative Writing, Dance, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Community Service, Leadership, Religious Involvement
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities, Siblings of Current Students, Veterans, Veterans' Children

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,952

Academics & Instruction (Belmont U)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


361

Part-Time Faculty


492

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


37%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 11% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 30% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 46% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 11% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 1% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 0% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 74% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 23% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 3% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
504,525

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
500
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Belmont University provides wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


85.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


58.3%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


68.5%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


70.0%

Programs & Majors (Belmont U)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (94)


  • Accounting
  • Acting
  • Ancient Near Eastern and Biblical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Applied Mathematics, Other
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management, General
  • Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management, Other
  • Asian Studies/Civilization
  • Bible/Biblical Studies
  • Biochemistry
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemistry, General
  • Chemistry, Other
  • Cinematography and Film/Video Production
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Communication and Media Studies, Other
  • Computer Programming/Programmer, General
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Design and Visual Communications, General
  • Directing and Theatrical Production
  • Divinity/Ministry
  • Drama and Dance Teacher Education
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
  • Engineering Science
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Environmental Science
  • European Studies/Civilization
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • German Language and Literature
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • Health/Medical Physics
  • History, General
  • Hospitality Administration/Management, General
  • Information Science/Studies
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International Economics
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Journalism
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Management Science
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Management
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music, General
  • Music, Other
  • Neuroscience
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Political Science and Government, Other
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication
  • Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other
  • Public Relations/Image Management
  • Recording Arts Technology/Technician
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Religion/Religious Studies, Other
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Systems Engineering
  • Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
  • Theology and Religious Vocations, Other
  • Voice and Opera

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Visual and performing arts, Business/marketing, Health professions and related sciences

Online Degrees


Engineering

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Accelerated Master of Business Administration, Master of Science in Occupational Therapy, Master of Accountancy, Master of Business Administration, Professional Master of Business Administration, Master of Science in Nursing

Master's Programs of Study (7)


  • Accounting
  • Allied Health--General
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Nursing--General
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy

Campus Life (Belmont U)

Location & Geography

Population


624,496

Nearest Metropolitan Area


77 acres

Environment


Urban environment

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
26.5 average low in January, 86.5 average high in September
Rain
119 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
10 mile(s) from campus in Nashville
Nearest Bus Station
2 mile(s) from campus in Nashville
Nearest Train Station
2 mile(s) from campus in Nashville

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing

Students of College Housing


52% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


48%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
-
School Colors
-

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
baseball, basketball, bowling, cheerleading, football, golf, ice hockey, racquetball, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Belmont University offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, service corp, alpha sigma tau, phi mu, phi kappa tau, mob

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus, Navy ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


6,161

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
6,497
Women
4,206
Men
2,291

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 2.3% Asian
  • 4.7% Black/African-American
  • 5.4% Hispanic/Latino
  • 3.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 81.4% White
  • 2.1% Unknown

International Students


1.4% from 28 countries

Average Age


21

Number of Graduate Students


1,515

Student Resources (Belmont U)