Belmont University


Belmont optimizes its location in Nashville with almost 50% participating in internships. Students here thrive not only in Music, but also Business, Nursing, Fashion, Architecture, and more. The campus is pristine and just a couple miles from the heart of the city. Campus also host the Nashville Historical Society located within the Belmont Mansion. As a Christian-affiliated school, there are regular, non-mandatory chapel hours at 10am Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, but the college welcomes students of all faiths.

• Private
• Undergraduate enrollment – 7400
• Admit rate – 96%
• Financial Aid forms required – FAFSA only
• Retention rate – 84%
• Average Class size – 25
• Student to faculty ratio – 13:1

• Most popular majors include: Audio Engineering, Music, Business, and Nursing
• Nursing students take advantage of multiple simulation labs which are further enhanced by Belmont theater students who act as family members in a variety of scenarios
• The College of Architecture and Design was completely gutted and redesigned with input from students & faculty
• Nashville is a growing job market and provides many opportunities for internships
• BELL Core Curriculum promotes interdisciplinary studies and includes WELL Core encouraging students to engage in lectures, concerts and other out-of-classroom experiences each year
• Many faculty are active in their fields and help connect students to experiential opportunities including acting as seat-fillers at the Country Music Awards

• Attracts engaged, service-minded students
• Belmont Bruins athletics include 17 NCAA DI teamsand all student are provided free entry
• Lots of weekend activities on and off campus
• 37% from Tennessee
• 9 countries represented
• About 15% join Greek Life

• Applications are read holistically and admissions is rolling
• Students apply to their major, and many double major
• Admissions is test-optional

• Merit and Need based aid provided

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