Campus & Student Life at Belmont Abbey College

Home to about 1,467 undergraduates in 2020, Belmont Abbey College is a small, private college located in Belmont, North Carolina. A safe, suburban environment can offer many of the amenities of city living without the constant hum. Should you tire of the campus however, Belmont Abbey College offers a “study abroad” program. Please note, some classes/degrees offered by Belmont Abbey College can be taken “online” so keep that in mind when reviewing this report. For more context, you might also check out our Belmont Abbey College Guide to Distance and Online Learning.

Belmont Abbey College is Affiliated With the Roman Catholic Faith.

Some, but not all, schools with a religious affiliation may require a statement of faith or religious studies component. Contact the school to see what their requirements are. If an affinity with the Roman Catholic faith interests you, check out our ranking of The Best Roman Catholic Colleges and Universities.

Belmont Abbey College Has a Disability Services Site

Individuals with disabilities make up 4.0% of the student population at Belmont Abbey College. For more information on policies and accommodations that the college provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit Belmont Abbey College Disability Services.

Belmont Abbey College for the Military

While not a "service academy", Belmont Abbey College does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. Undergraduates have access to one or more ROTC programs. For more information, check out our Belmont Abbey College for Veterans Guide.

Freshmen Living Arrangements at Belmont Abbey College

Belmont Abbey College offers on-campus housing, but freshmen are not required to take advantage of it. In the end though, most do choose to live in the dorms.

Freshmen Living Arrangements at Belmont Abbey College

* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.

Full-time vs. Part-time Studies at Belmont Abbey College

Belmont Abbey College has a comparatively small, student body. There were 1,467 undergraduates in 2020. Full-time attendance was 1,390 (94.8%). Part-time attendance was 77 (5.2%).


Belmont Abbey College is Ranked #342 for Overall Diversity

Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, Belmont Abbey College receives top marks for overall diversity. We rank Belmont Abbey College #342 out of 3,451.

The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.

Overall Diversity at Belmont Abbey College

You can learn more about the diversity of the student body at Belmont Abbey College by looking closer at the ethnic,  genderage, and geographic diversity metrics from the Belmont Abbey College Diversity Guide.

Belmont Abbey College Competes in the NCAA

Belmont Abbey College has a total of 318 student athletes, 185 men and 133 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.

Athletics Financing

Total Revenue (all teams)$3,453,306
Total Expenses (all teams)$3,453,306

For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to Belmont Abbey College Athletics

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