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Belmont College Data & Information Overview

Want the scoop on Belmont College? We've put together a comprehensive report on the school that covers what majors Belmont College offers, how the school ranks, how diverse it is, and much more. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is Belmont College Ranked?

2021 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Belmont College was awarded 6 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

Belmont College was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Belmont College?

Acceptance Rate

Belmont College has an open admissions policy, so you should not have much trouble being accepted by the school. Still, it is important to fill out the application completely and submit any requested materials, which may include proof that you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

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Belmont College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to measure the number of teaching resources that a college or university offers its students. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1, but at Belmont College it is much better at 12 to 1. That's good news for students who want to interact more on a personal level with their teachers.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Belmont College is 27%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  27 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at Belmont College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At Belmont College this rate is 56%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  56 out of 100
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Belmont College Is Not Very Diverse

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 982 undergraduates at Belmont College with 462 being full-time and 520 being part-time.

Belmont College Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and racial-ethnic minorities*. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

With an overall score of 19.84 out of 100, Belmont College is one of the least diverse schools in the nation.

Overall Diversity Score  19.84 out of 100
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How Much Does Belmont College Cost?

The overall average net price of Belmont College is $5,105. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Belmont College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$3,931 $5,010 $6,137 $7,553 $5,917

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Belmont College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Belmont College, approximately 26% of students took out student loans averaging $2,631 a year. That adds up to $10,524 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Belmont College is 19.4%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

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How Much Money Do Belmont College Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Belmont College make about $29,600 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is about 26% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.

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Location of Belmont College

Belmont College is a public institution situated in Saint Clairsville, Ohio. The rural area surrounding the school is great for students who prefer living in a country setting.

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Location of Belmont College

Contact details for Belmont College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 68094 Hammond Road, Saint Clairsville, OH 43950
Phone: 740-695-9500
Website: www.belmontcollege.edu

Belmont College Majors

Learn more about the majors offered at Belmont College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Belmont College

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2017-2018, 215 students took at least one online class at Belmont College. This is a decrease from the 262 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 215 37
2016-2017 262 49
2015-2016 199 44
2014-2015 136 28
2013-2014 192 51

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*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.

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