Belmont University

Address:
1900 Belmont Blvd, Nashville, TN 37212-3757
Phone:
615-460-6000
Website:
http://www.belmont.edu
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About Belmont University

Belmont University is classified as a college or university with a large master’s program. Colleges and universities with a large master’s program typically award over 200 master’s degrees and less than 20 research doctorate’s during the academic year. This large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 3,000 to 9,999 students. Approximately half of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and 25% to 49% of undergraduates reside on campus. This institution awards 60-79% of its bachelor’s degrees within professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards master’s degrees in both the arts and sciences and professional fields. The majority of graduate degrees are awarded within a professional field other than business or education. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. This institution shows a high number of transfers; at least 20% of entering undergraduates are transfer students. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with only 10-24% of students enrolled in the graduate program.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate4,378
 Graduate1,046
 Total5,424
GenderFemale57%
 Male43%
Student Age% Under 2579%
 % 25 and Over21%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time84%
 % Part-time16%
Race/Ethnicity% White84.3%
 % Black5.1%
 % Asian2.9%
 % Latino2.0%
 % Native American0.5%
 % Race Unknown4.3%
 % International student1%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus settingCity
Intitution typePrivate
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Academic Information

Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal3,322
 % Admitted81%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled38%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRecommended
 High School RankingRequired
 College Prep CoursesRequired
 Letter of RecommendationRecommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Neither required nor recommended
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT49%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT78%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800640 / 800
 SAT Math520 / 800630 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite23 / 3629 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$50
 Graduate Application Fee$50
 In-State Tuition & Fees$23,680
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$23,680
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid84%
 % Undergraduates with Loans44%
 % Undergraduates with Grants78%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,350
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$9,030
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,950
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$0
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$0

Neighborhood Data for the Nashville Area

Median Age33.7
Median Household Income$46,141
Total Population595,132
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total48.5% 51.5%
 Age 0-950.9%49.1%
 Age 10-1751.1%48.9%
 Age 18-2448.5%51.5%
 Age 25-2948.8%51.2%
 Age 30-3950.5%49.5%
 40+47.4%52.6%
Race/Ethnicity% White62.5%
 % Black28.6%
 % Asian3.1%
 % Latino9.6%
 % Native American0.3%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.5%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$9,030
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$662
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50037.2%18.6%6.4%
 $500 to $74935.7%50.0%0.0%
 $750 to $99915.2%22.4%43.4%
 Over $100011.9%9.0%23.0%