Belmont University Rankings

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In the World#2057 of 14178
In North America#628 of 2629
In the United States#576 of 2528
In Tennessee#13 of 58
In Nashville#3 of 12

Quick Review

Religion
Interdenominational
Acceptance rate
84%
Average SAT
1225
Average ACT
27
Avg. cost to attend
$36,976 /y
Aid receiving
92%
Undergraduates
6,820
Graduates
1,620
Male:Female Ratio
34:66
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
belmont.edu

Belmont University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate84%81%85%
Applicants7,9652,4765,489
Admissions6,6752,0064,669
Freshmen enrolled full time1,6755891,086
Freshmen enrolled part time918

1,715 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

14 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
767 or 46%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1130
or below

75% of them
had 1320
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Belmont University are 1130-1320 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
1,210 or 72%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 24
or below

75% of them
had 29
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Belmont University are 24-29 (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

White6707 (80%)
Hispanic497 (6%)
Black or African American456 (5%)
Two or more races330 (4%)
Asian207 (2%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown126 (1%)
Nonresident Alien84 (1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander8 (0.1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native8 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$36,976/year
Average aid awarded
$15,784
Students receiving aid
92%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$25,980
$30-48K$26,275
$48-75K$31,006
$75-110K$35,878
$110K+$42,821

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$34,000$22,680
Tuition in-state$34,000$22,680
Tuition out-of-state$34,000$22,680
Fee in-district$1,650$830
Fee in-state$1,650$830
Fee out-of-state$1,650$830

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity3,864
Combined charge for room and board$12,520
Room charge$6,860
Meal charge$5,660

Belmont University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Music Management275
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse15131
Business & Commerce, General3570
Music, Other8810
Recording Arts Technology & Technician876
Law82
Occupational Therapy & Therapist3434
Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management, General67
Pharmacy67
Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management, Other62
Accounting3027
Cinematography and Film & Video Production47
Physical Therapy & Therapist47
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management442
Psychology, General45
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth39
English Language and Literature, General308
Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial Studies35
Kinesiology and Exercise Science34
Marketing & Marketing Management, General32
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies26
Biology & Biological Sciences, General25
Communication and Media Studies, Other24
Business Administration and Management, General22
Business & Managerial Economics22
Music Performance, General118
Social Work19
Theology and Religious Vocations, Other18
Finance, General18
Interior Design17
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other16
Speech Communication and Rhetoric15
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication15
Design and Visual Communications, General15
Music Teacher Education13
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other13
Acting12
Management Information Systems, General12
Music Therapy & Therapist12
Publishing11
Spanish Language and Literature10
Journalism9
Mathematics, General9
Philosophy9
Political Science and Government, General9
Sociology9
Mental Health Counseling & Counselor9
Computer and Information Sciences, General8
Elementary Education and Teaching7
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General7
Mass Communication & Media Studies7
Fashion Merchandising7
Nursing Practice7
Neuroscience6
History, General6
Technical Theatre & Theatre Design and Technology6
Music Theory and Composition5
Political Science and Government, Other5
German Language and Literature5
Fashion & Apparel Design5
Broadcast Journalism5
Education, Other5
International Business & Trade & Commerce4
Chemistry, General4
Art Teacher Education4
Religion & Religious Studies3
Web Page, Digital & Multimedia and Information Resources Design3
Fine & Studio Arts, General3
International Relations and Affairs3
Urban Education and Leadership3
Religion & Religious Studies, Other3
Art & Art Studies, General2
Public Relations & Image Management2
Art History, Criticism and Conservation2
Environmental Science2
French Language and Literature2
Directing and Theatrical Production2
Applied Mathematics, Other2
Non-Profit & Public & Organizational Management2
Secondary Education and Teaching1
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology1
Music, General1
Philosophy and Religious Studies, General1
Bible & Biblical Studies1
Drama and Dance Teacher Education1
Voice and Opera1
Grand Total1,528306237
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate72%67%74%
  • Full-time retention rate - 83%
  • Part-time retention rate - 43%

Publications & Citations

Publications
926
Citations
8,925

Publication count by topic

Medicine
173
Psychology
146
Political science
104
Business
79
Sociology
59
Economics
53
Chemistry
36
History
34
Materials science
29
Computer science
28
Biology
26
Philosophy
23
Art
20
Engineering
19
Mathematics
16
Geography
7
Physics
4
Environmental science
3

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Business14741,418
Philosophy205110
Political science2057154
Sociology2104285
Psychology21801,718
History23657
Medicine23782,074
Economics2563244
Computer science2774976
Art31161
Materials science3345479
Mathematics3863159
Biology3888534
Engineering423260
Geography437517
Chemistry4390249
Physics451917
Environmental science50168

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199035
199126
1992115
19931215
1994326
1995516
1996212
1997911
19981019
19991121
2000840
20011330
20021643
20031152
20041166
20051673
20062196
20078107
200818150
200937193
201026318
201136368
201247480
201338515
201451644
201564742
201659757
201782874
201880689
201984916
2020641105

General info

Founded1890
WikipediaBelmont University
MottoFrom here to anywhere
Colorsred, blue
Academic CalendarAugust to May. Also Summer Session (June - August)
Total FTE staff1,185
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address1900 Belmont Blvd
Nashville, Tennessee, 37212-3757
United States
City population668,000
Phone6154606000
Fax+1 (615) 460 6497

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