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Belmont Abbey College Overview

Located in Belmont, North Carolina, Belmont Abbey College is a private not-for-profit institution. Belmont is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.

What Is Belmont Abbey College Known For?

306 Undergraduate Awards
$25,080 Avg Cost After Aid
99% Acceptance Rate
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the bachelor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at BAC.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 61% of the faculty were full-time.

Where Is Belmont Abbey College?

Location of Belmont Abbey College

Contact details for BAC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 100 Belmont-Mt Holly Road, Belmont, NC 28012-1802
Phone: 704-461-6700

How Do I Get Into BAC?

You can apply to BAC online at:

Admission Requirements for BAC

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations recommended
SAT or ACT Scores considered but not required
TOEFL considered but not required

How Hard Is It To Get Into BAC?

99% Acceptance Rate
50% Of Accepted Are Women
54% Submit SAT Scores
Since BAC has an acceptance rate of 99%, it is not too hard to gain acceptance into the school. Still, you need to be sure you complete your application in full and send in any other requested documents.

Approximately 49% of accepted students are men and 50% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 99%, and the acceptance rate for women is 99%.

Average Test Scores

About 54% of students accepted to BAC submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 490 and 560. Math scores were between 490 and 590.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Belmont Abbey College  ( 490 to 560 )

SAT Math Scores for Belmont Abbey College  ( 490 to 590 )
BAC received ACT scores from 47% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 16 and 24. Math scores were between 17 and 24. Composite scores were between 18 and 24.

ACT English Scores for Belmont Abbey College  ( 16 to 24 )
ACT Math Scores for Belmont Abbey College  ( 17 to 24 )
ACT Composite Scores for Belmont Abbey College  ( 18 to 24 )

Can I Afford Belmont Abbey College?

$25,080 Net Price
66% Take Out Loans
12.0% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of BAC is $25,080. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At BAC, approximately 66% of students took out student loans averaging $5,946 a year. That adds up to $23,784 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at BAC is 12.0%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

Belmont Abbey College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,440 Full-Time Undergraduates
49% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,556 undergraduate students at BAC, with 1,440 being full-time and 116 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  BAC

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,440 full-time undergraduates at BAC, 51% are male and 49% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  BAC

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Belmont Abbey College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of BAC Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 28
Black or African American 185
Hispanic or Latino 21
White 832
International Students 36
Other Races/Ethnicities 338

Geographic Diversity

North Carolina students aren't the only ones who study at Belmont Abbey College. At this time, 34 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 24 countries are represented at BAC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Canada, New Zealand, and Germany.

Online Learning at Belmont Abbey College

0 Took All Classes Online
123 Took At Least One Class Online
In 2017-2018, 123 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at BAC has changed over the last few years.


Belmont Abbey College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s TOTAL
Business Administration & Management 79 79
Accounting 31 31
Health & Physical Education 31 31
Teacher Education Grade Specific 25 25
General Education 24 24
Criminal Justice & Corrections 22 22
Liberal Arts General Studies 21 21
General Biology 17 17
General Psychology 15 15
History 12 12
General English Literature 7 7
Mathematics 7 7
Philosophy 5 5
Political Science & Government 5 5
Theological & Ministerial Studies 5 5
Marketing 0 0
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 0
Economics 0 0
Pastoral Counseling & Specialized Ministries 0 0
TOTAL 306 306


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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