Belmont Abbey College

100 Belmont Mt Holly Rd, Belmont, United States
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  • Previously Enrolled
    1

Overview of Belmont Abbey College

About this school

Belmont Abbey, founded in 1876, is a church-affiliated college. Its 650-acre campus is located in Belmont, 15 miles from Charlotte. Campus architecture includes 19th-century buildings built by monks; the neo-Gothic Abbey Church is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,524
    • Men:NotReported Men (%NotReported)
    • Women:NotReported Women (%NotReported)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Belmont Abbey College 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 recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


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

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
-
-
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
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Not reported

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
100 Belmont-Mt. Holly Road
City, State, Zip
Belmont, NC 28012-1802
Phone
(704) 461-6665
Fax
(704) 825-6670
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
August 1
Application Fee
-
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
-
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications not accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
-
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
-
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for some freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
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
Not reported
Women
Not reported
Men
Not reported

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
Not reported
Women
Not reported
Men
Not reported

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
Not reported
375 And Above
Not reported
3.50 - 3.74
Not reported
3.25 - 3.49
Not reported
3.00 - 3.24
Not reported
2.50 - 2.99
Not reported
2.00 - 2.49
Not reported

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
Not reported
• Score 30 - 36
Not reported
• Score 24 - 29
Not reported
• Score 18 - 23
Not reported
• Score 12 - 17
Not reported
• Score 6 - 11
Not reported
• Score 5 Or Below
Not reported

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $18,500 (59.5%)
  • Room & Board: - $10,094 (32.46%)
  • Other Expenses: - $1,200 (3.86%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $1,300 (4.18%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Belmont Abbey College accepts installment plan, deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning December 5
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002910
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
325 (90.8%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
264 (81.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
262 (99.2%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
30 (11.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
55%
Average Award
$13,110
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 262 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,585
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 239 (91.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,974
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 21 (8.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
109 (30.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,866

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,181 (77.5%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,015 (85.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,013 (99.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
99 (9.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
52%
Average Award
$12,389
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,013 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,458
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 929 (91.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,523
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 61 (6.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
307 (20.2%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,619

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
77%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$25,610
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
25.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
28.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Business, Education, Humanities
Creative Arts/Performance
Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Religious Involvement
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,000

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Students not required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


Not reported

Part-Time Faculty


Not reported

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


Not reported

Regular Class Size


  • Not reported

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

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
-
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
Not Reported
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 Abbey College provides none

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


Students Graduating Within 4 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


Not reported

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (16)


  • Accounting
  • American Government and Politics (United States)
  • Applied Psychology
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • History, General
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Theology/Theological Studies

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Master's Programs of Study (1)


  • Not reported

    Campus Life

    Location & Geography

    Population


    10,412

    Nearest Metropolitan Area


    Charlotte

    Campus Size


    650 acres

    Weather


    Temperature
    29.6 average low in January, 85.8 average high in September
    Rain
    112 rainy days per year

    Available Transportation


    Nearest Bus Station
    15 mile(s) from campus in Charlotte
    Nearest Train Station
    12 mile(s) from campus in Gastonia, NC

    Housing

    College Housing


    College offers housing to students

    Types of Housing


    Men only housing, women only housing

    Students of College Housing


    Housing Restrictions


    Freshman Housing Guarantee


    Freshmen are guaranteed housing

    Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


    Security

    24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


    Available

    24-Hour Security Patrols


    Available

    Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


    Not available

    Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


    Not available

    Personal Support Services

    Health Service


    Offered

    Personal Counseling


    Offered

    Child Care


    Not offered

    Sports & Recreation

    School Athletics


    Athletic Conferences
    NCAA Division II
    Mascot
    Crusader
    School Colors
    Red and white

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


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

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


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

    Recreational Sports


    Intramural Sports
    bowling, cheerleading, cross-country running, football, soccer, ultimate Frisbee

    Student Activities

    Activities And Organizations


    Belmont Abbey College offers choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, crusaders for life, improv troupe, abbey volunteers, international club, green team

    Sororities


    Fraternities


    ROTC


    Student Body

    Co-educational


    Yes

    Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


    Not reported

    Undergraduates


    All Undergraduates
    1,524
    Women
    0
    Men
    0

    Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


    • Not reported

    International Students


    Not reported

    Average Age


    Number of Graduate Students


    Not reported

    Student Resources

    Study resources