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Belmont at a Glance

Belmont University is a student-centered Christian community providing an academically challenging education that empowers men and women of diverse backgrounds to engage and transform the world with disciplined intelligence, compassion, courage and faith.

Belmont's Vision

To be a leader among teaching universities, bringing together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christian community of learning and service.

Enrollment Information

Fall 2017 Enrollment: 8,080
Total Undergraduates: 6,500
Total Graduate and Professional Students: 1,500

Tuition and Financial Information

2017-2018 Undergrad Tuition: $15,650 per semester
2017-2018 Undergrad Student Fee: $760 per semester
Graduate tuition varies by program
Percent of students receiving financial aid from any source: 75
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Class Size Statistics

Student to Teacher ratio: 13:1
Classes with 30 students or less: 87 percent

Awards and Accolades

Belmont University:

• Ranked 5th on U.S. News and World Report's 2018  "America's Best Colleges—Regional Universities, South”

• Included on U.S. News and World Report's 2018 "Most Innovative Schools” List for the tenth consecutive year

• On Princeton Review’s 2017 “Best Colleges in the Southeast” List

• A 2017 Best Value by Kiplinger

• Named to MONEY Best College List in 2016

• Named by FaithOnView as one of the Top 25 Christian Colleges students want to attend in 2017

• A Top 10 “Most Beautiful Urban College Campus” nationwide by

• Recognized among the “50 Most Beautiful Christian Universities in the World” by

• Ranked 18th on The Institute of International Education’s “Open Doors Report,” a ranking of U.S. schools by the number of students studying abroad

• U.S. News ranked Belmont No. 5 Among the South’s “Most Efficient Universities”

• U.S. News ranked Belmont No. 6 Among the South’s “Best Colleges for Veterans”

• Ranked No. 16 by Blog Social on its list of The 25 Least Expensive Private Schools

• Served as Host of the 2008 Town Hall Presidential Debate and named an alternative site for the 2016 Presidential Debates

Jack C. Massey College of Business:

• Ranked 23rd nationwide on Princeton Review’s 2017 “Top 25 Undergraduate Schools for Entrepreneurship Studies”

• On Princeton Review’s 2017 “Best 294 Graduate Business Programs” List

• The Jack C. Massey Graduate School of Business’s Part-Time MBA program was named on U.S. News and World Report's 2017 "Best Graduate Schools" list and was ranked No. 28 in the United States by Bloomberg Businessweek

Gordon E. Inman College of Health Sciences & Nursing:

• Recognized by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare for expertise in simulation

• Ranked #79 by U.S. News & World Report’s 2017 "Best Graduate Schools for Physical Therapy"

• Ranked #88 by U.S. News & World Report’s 2017 "Best Graduate Schools for Occupational Therapy"

• Ranked #127 by U.S. News & World Report’s 2017 "Best Graduate Schools for Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)"

• Ranked #157 by U.S. News & World Report’s 2017 "Best Graduate Schools for Master’s Nursing"

College of Pharmacy:

• Third highest first time pass rate among ACPE schools for NAPLEX in 2016

The Mike Curb College of Entertainment and Music Business:

• Named by Rolling Stone and Time Magazine as One of the Best Music Business Programs in the Country

• Billboard Magazine Top 10 Music Business School

College of Visual and Performing Arts

• Named by The Hollywood Reporter as one of the Top 25 Music Schools in 2016

• Ranked No. 19 by as one of the Top 25 Music Schools in the United States in 2017


• 15 Conference Scholar-Athlete of the Year award recipients

• 28 NCAA Academic All-Americans

• 18 NCAA Tournament appearances, 9 NCAA Championship individuals, 17 NCAA All-American selections

• Has won its conference’s All Academic Trophy 14 of the past 16 years