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Belmont University Overview

Located in Nashville, Tennessee, Belmont University is a private not-for-profit institution. Nashville is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

What Is Belmont University Known For?

0 Undergraduate Awards
$45,080 Avg Cost After Aid
88% Acceptance Rate
  • Students at Belmont have an easier time paying back their loans. The school's student loan default rate is only 1%, compared to the national rate of 10.1%.
  • The highest award offered at Belmont is the doctor's degree.
  • In <nil>, 55% of the faculty were full-time.
  • A student who earns a bachelor's degree from Belmont makes roughly $51,864 a year. This is 27% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.
  • The average Belmont student graduates in 4.2 years. That's better than the national average of 4.4 years.

Where Is Belmont University?


Contact details for Belmont are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1900 Belmont Blvd, Nashville, TN 37212-3757
Phone: 615-460-6000

How Do I Get Into Belmont?

You can apply to Belmont online at:

Admission Requirements for Belmont

Submission Required?
High School GPA Required
High School Rank Required
High School Transcript Recommended
College Prep Program Required
Recommendations Recommended
SAT or ACT Scores Considered but not required
TOEFL Neither required nor recommended

How Hard Is It To Get Into Belmont?

88% Acceptance Rate
71% Of Accepted Are Women
22% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 88%, Belmont is fairly easy to get into, but you must be sure to submit the required materials.

Approximately 29% of accepted students are men and 71% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 85%, and the acceptance rate for women is 89%.

Average Test Scores

About 22% of students accepted to Belmont submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 590 and 690. Math scores were between 560 and 650.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Belmont University  ( 590 to 690 )

SAT Math Scores for Belmont University  ( 560 to 650 )
Belmont received ACT scores from 44% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 23 and 33. Math scores were between 21 and 28. Composite scores were between 24 and 30.

ACT English Scores for Belmont University  ( 23 to 33 )
ACT Math Scores for Belmont University  ( 21 to 28 )
ACT Composite Scores for Belmont University  ( 24 to 30 )

Can I Afford Belmont University?

$45,080 Net Price
38% Take Out Loans
0.6% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Belmont is $45,080. 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

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Belmont, approximately 38% of students took out student loans averaging $8,889 a year. That adds up to $35,556 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Belmont is 0.6%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Belmont University Undergraduate Student Diversity

6,792 Full-Time Undergraduates
65% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 7,076 undergraduate students at Belmont, with 6,792 being full-time and 284 being part-time.


There are also 1,620 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 6,792 full-time undergraduates at Belmont, 35% are male and 65% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 164
Black or African American 347
Hispanic or Latino 516
White 5,343
International Students 53
Other Races/Ethnicities 369

Geographic Diversity

Tennessee students aren't the only ones who study at Belmont University. At this time, all 50 states are represented by the student population at the school.

At this time, 50 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 41 countries are represented at Belmont. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Canada, China, and Brazil.

Online Learning at Belmont University

59 Took All Classes Online
3,310 Took At Least One Class Online
110.8% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2020-2021, 3,310 students took at least one online class at the school.

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


Online Growth Rankings of Belmont

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Belmont University was 110.8%. This is the #393 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Belmont regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.


*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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