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Belmont University: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Belmont University

Website: http://www.belmont.edu
Address: 1900 Belmont Blvd , Nashville , Tennessee - 37212-3757
Phone: (615) 460-6000
GENERAL INFORMATION
Type
Four or more years Private not-for-profit
Awards offered Less then 1 year certificate, Bachelor's, Master's, Post-master's certificate, Doctorate, First professional degree
Campus setting
Large City
Campus housing Yes
Carnegie classification
Master's Colleges and Universities (larger programs)
Athletics (football) NCAA, Not applicable
Religious affiliation Baptist
Calendar system Semester
Remedial services No
Academic/career counseling service Yes
Employment services for students Yes
Placement services for completers Yes
On-campus daycare No
Distance learning Yes
ROTC Yes
Study abroad Yes
Weekend/evening college No
ADMISSIONS: INFORMATION
Application fee $35
STATISTICS
TOTAL
MEN
WOMEN
Applicants
3,060
1,170
1,890
Percent admitted
63%
67%
60%
Admitted applicants who enrolled
49%
53%
46%
TEST SCORES
P 25
P 75
SAT Critical reading
540
630
SAT Math
530
630
SAT Writing
-
-
ACT Composite
23
28
ACT English
24
30
ACT Math
22
27
Secondary school GPA Recommended
Secondary school record Recommended
Completion of college preparatory program Required
Recommendations Recommended
Admissions test scores Required
COST
EXPENSES AMOUNT
In-state tuition $20,070
Out-of-state tuition $20,070
Books and supplies $1,200
On-campus room and board $10,000
On-campus other expenses $3,900
FINANCIAL AID
TYPE
AVG %
AVG AMOUNT
Financial aid
80%
-
Federal grant aid
9%
$3,883
State or local grant aid
32%
$4,474
Institutional grant aid
58%
-
Loan aid
38%
$6,458
STUDENT BODY
ENROLLMENT
TOTAL
% MEN
% WOMEN
Enrolled
4,991
41%
59%
Estimated undergraduates enrolled 4,174
Estimated graduates enrolled 826
Undergraduates 24 years old 88%
Undergraduates 25 - 65 years old 11%
GRADUATION RATE
Total 66%
Men 63%
Women 68%
Bachelor's degree - 4 years 50%
Bachelor's degree - 5 years 65%
Bachelor's degree - 6 years 66%

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees $18,420 $19,780 $21,110 $22,360 5.9%
Books and supplies $1,200 $1,200 $1,200 $1,300 8.3%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $7,570 $7,890 $8,200 $8,590 4.8%
Other $2,700 $2,700 $2,800 $3,350 19.6%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
On Campus $29,890 $31,570 $33,310 $35,600 6.9%
 

Map & Directions

Map of Belmont University

Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $50
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2009
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 3,220 1,296 1,924
Percent admitted 77% 75% 77%
Percent admitted who enrolled 40% 44% 38%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA X  
Secondary school rank X  
Secondary school record   X
Completion of college-preparatory program X  
Recommendations   X
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X  
Test Scores: Fall 2009 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 463 47%
ACT 745 75%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading 540 640
SAT Math 530 640
ACT Composite 23 29
ACT English 24 30
ACT Math 22 27

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges 1/1/1959 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs 6/22/2008 -   Pre-Accredited
American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
Occupational Therapy (OT) - Professional Programs 12/1/1998 -   Accredited
American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
Physical Therapy (PTA) - Professional programs for the physical therapist 5/10/2000 -   Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels 9/29/2001 -   Accredited
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels 9/29/2001 -   Accredited
Montessori Accreditation Council for Teacher Education, Commission on Accreditation
Montessori Education (MONTE) - Montessori teacher education programs and institutions 11/7/2005 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs 4/1/2005 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs 9/1/1974 -   Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools 10/20/2004 -   Accredited