Belmont University: Statistics

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#2362 of 14,131 In the World
#692 of 2,597 In North America
#634 of 2,496 In the United States
#16 of 56 In Tennessee
#5 of 12 In Nashville
#998 of 1,011 For Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
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Quick Review

Religion
Interdenominational
Acceptance rate
83%
Average SAT
1210
Average ACT
27
Avg. cost to attend
$34,368 /y
Aid receiving
91%
Undergraduates
6,631
Graduates
1,573
Male:Female Ratio
33:67
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
belmont.edu

Belmont University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 83% 81% 84%
Applicants 8,926 2,724 6,202
Admissions 7,429 2,215 5,214
Freshmen enrolled full time 1,587 524 1,063
Freshmen enrolled part time 8 2 6

5,034 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

77 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
684 or 43%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1120
or below

75% of them
had 1300
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Belmont University are 1120-1300 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
1,145 or 72%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 23
or below

75% of them
had 30
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Belmont University are 23-30 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Required
Recommendations Recommended
Secondary school record Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 6476 (79%)
Hispanic 536 (7%)
Black or African American 433 (5%)
Two or more races 309 (4%)
Asian 223 (3%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 138 (2%)
Nonresident Alien 59 (0.7%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 9 (0.1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 7 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$34,368/year
Average aid awarded
$20,520
Students receiving aid
91%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $19,078
$30-48K $20,966
$48-75K $26,313
$75-110K $29,809
$110K+ $40,240

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $35,310$23,400
Tuition in-state $35,310$23,400
Tuition out-of-state $35,310$23,400
Fee in-district $1,720$860
Fee in-state $1,720$860
Fee out-of-state $1,720$860

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 3,787
Combined charge for room and board $12,890
Room charge $7,060
Meal charge $5,830

Belmont University Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Music Management 329
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 204 31
Business & Commerce, General 39 71
Law 100
Music, Other 80 13
Pharmacy 92
Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management, General 89
Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management, Other 82
Recording Arts Technology & Technician 74 3
Occupational Therapy & Therapist 36 34
Accounting 27 31
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management 9 42
Cinematography and Film & Video Production 50
Psychology, General 48
Physical Therapy & Therapist 45
Design and Visual Communications, General 41
English Language and Literature, General 29 9
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 37
Exercise Science and Kinesiology 32
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies 31
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 30
Business & Managerial Economics 27
Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial Studies 27
Social Work 26
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 22
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other 21
Theology and Religious Vocations, Other 20
Communication and Media Studies, Other 18
Music Performance, General 15 2
Business Administration and Management, General 16
Finance, General 16
Mental Health Counseling & Counselor 16
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other 15
Political Science and Government, General 14
Education, Other 13
Journalism 12
Music Therapy & Therapist 12
Neuroscience 11
Nursing Practice 11
Interior Design 10
Mass Communication & Media Studies 10
Music Teacher Education 8 2
Spanish Language and Literature 10
Broadcast Journalism 9
Acting 8
Fashion & Apparel Design 8
International Business & Trade & Commerce 8
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 7
Computer and Information Sciences, General 7
History, General 7
Music Theory and Composition 6 1
Publishing 7
Sociology, General 7
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 7
Chemistry, General 6
Mathematics, General 6
Religion & Religious Studies 6
Secondary Education and Teaching 6
Environmental Science 5
German Language and Literature 5
Management Information Systems, General 5
Public Relations & Image Management 5
Fine & Studio Arts, General 4
International Relations and Affairs 4
Philosophy 4
Urban Education and Leadership 4
Web Page, Digital & Multimedia and Information Resources Design 4
Asian Studies & Civilization 3
Drama and Dance Teacher Education 3
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 3
Political Science and Government, Other 3
Technical Theatre & Theatre Design and Technology 3
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 2
Art Teacher Education 2
Art & Art Studies, General 2
Fashion Merchandising 2
French Language and Literature 2
Management Science 2
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 2
Elementary Education and Teaching 1
Engineering Physics & Applied Physics 1
Non-Profit & Public & Organizational Management 1
Pharmaceutical Sciences 1
Philosophy and Religious Studies, General 1
Religion & Religious Studies, Other 1
Voice and Opera 1
Grand Total 1,684 308 282
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 71% 68% 72%
  • Full-time retention rate - 82%
  • Part-time retention rate - 56%

Publications & Citations

Publications
743
Citations
9,415

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
278 / 2,209
Medicine
231 / 3,818
Psychology
133 / 3,548
Business
129 / 3,134
Chemistry
80 / 1,102
Health Science
72 / 1,205
Art & Design
56 / 365
Mathematics
56 / 1,295
Economics
53 / 472
Sociology
51 / 331
Engineering
50 / 1,521
Computer Science
49 / 1,968
Biology
45 / 510
Social Psychology
43 / 906
Physics
41 / 626
Political Science
37 / 51
Pharmacy
36 / 243
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
33 / 0
Communications and Public Relations
33 / 653
History
33 / 6
Law
32 / 21
Demography
31 / 492
Math Teachers
31 / 475
Materials Science
31 / 535
Education Majors
30 / 403
Marketing
30 / 986
Nursing
26 / 308
Physical Therapy
24 / 767
Healthcare Management (MHA)
24 / 290
Family medicine
22 / 441
Philosophy
20 / 13
Creative Writing
19 / 12
Public Health
16 / 239
Sports Medicine
16 / 673
Actuarial Science
15 / 105
Literature
15 / 9
Investment Banking and Stock trading
15 / 250
Classics and Ancient History
14 / 1
Occupational Therapy
14 / 538
Advertising
14 / 147

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 2 6
1992 2 15
1993 8 15
1994 2 26
1995 3 16
1996 3 12
1997 5 14
1998 10 26
1999 10 27
2000 8 51
2001 11 37
2002 15 40
2003 11 56
2004 10 75
2005 17 83
2006 20 103
2007 9 121
2008 20 162
2009 35 210
2010 24 331
2011 35 374
2012 43 496
2013 36 533
2014 43 634
2015 59 737
2016 53 785
2017 73 931
2018 71 829
2019 83 1073
2020 68 1464
2021 85 1698

Belmont University alumni

  1. DJ Qualls

    DJ Qualls
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1978-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    film actorfilm producertelevision actormodel
    Biography

    Donald Joseph Qualls is an American actor. He is best known for his work in films including Road Trip (2000), The New Guy and The Core (2003), and for several appearances on television series such as Breaking Bad, Supernatural, Scrubs, Lost, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. He co-starred in the FX comedy series Legit, the Syfy horror series Z Nation and the Amazon Studios show The Man in the High Castle.

  2. Trisha Yearwood

    Trisha Yearwood
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1964-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    musiciansongwriterwritertelevision actorsinger
    Biography

    Patricia Lynn Yearwood is an American singer, actress, author and television personality. She rose to fame with her 1991 debut single "She's in Love with the Boy," which became a number one hit on the Billboard country singles chart. Its corresponding self-titled debut album would sell over two million copies. Yearwood continued with a series of major country hits during the early to mid-1990s, including "Walkaway Joe" (1992), "The Song Remembers When" (1993), "XXX's and OOO's (An American Girl)" (1994), and "Believe Me Baby (I Lied)" (1996).

  3. Brad Paisley

    Brad Paisley
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1972-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    singerguitaristsinger-songwritercomposer
    Biography

    Bradly Douglas Paisley is an American country music singer and songwriter. Starting with his 1999 debut album Who Needs Pictures, he has released eleven studio albums and a Christmas compilation on the Arista Nashville label, with all of his albums certified Gold or higher by the RIAA. He has scored 35 Top 10 singles on the US Billboard Country Airplay chart, 20 of which have reached number one. He set a new record in 2009 for the most consecutive singles (10) reaching the top spot on that chart.

  4. Josh Turner

    Josh Turner
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1977-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    musiciansingersinger-songwriter
    Biography

    Joshua Otis Turner is an American country and gospel singer and actor. In 2003, he signed to MCA Nashville Records. That same year, his debut album's title track, "Long Black Train", was his breakthrough single release. His second album, Your Man (2006) accounted for his first two number-one hits: "Your Man" and "Would You Go with Me", while 2007's Everything Is Fine included a No. 2 in "Firecracker". Haywire, released in 2010, produced his biggest hit, the four week No. 1 "Why Don't We Just Dance" and another number one in "All Over Me". It was followed by Punching Bag (2012), whose lead-off single "Time Is Love" was the biggest country hit of 2012 according to Billboard Year-End.

All 47 notable alumni

General info

Founded 1890
Motto From here to anywhere
Colors red, blue
Academic Calendar August to May. Also Summer Session (June - August)
Total FTE staff 1,144
Carnegie Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address 1900 Belmont Blvd
Nashville, Tennessee, 37212-3757
United States
City population 668,000
Phone 6154606000
Fax +1 (615) 460 6497

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