Is Belmont a Good School for the Money?
Belmont University Value Report
What is a Belmont degree worth? College Factual's value analysis compares Belmont with other schools of similar quality to see if it's priced fairly.
Within Tennessee, Belmont is a Great Quality for a High Price.
Belmont University is ranked #5 out of #42 in Tennessee for quality and #27 out of #36 for Tennessee value.
This makes it a great quality, but overpriced in the state.
Below Average Value Nationwide
Belmont University is ranked #1,003 out of 1,472 for value nationwide.
Based on our analysis of other colleges at similar price points, we believe Belmont University is overpriced for the quality education it provides. (This takes into account average financial aid and may not apply to you if you have further scholarships, grant or aid provided to you.)
Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores
|School||Total Price||Value Grade|
|College of the Atlantic||$99,961||A+|
|University of Northern Iowa||$117,616||A+|
|University of Illinois at Chicago||$156,529||B-|
|Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Prescott||$176,435||D+|
|Oregon State University||$177,092||D+|
|Virginia Commonwealth University||$185,046||D|
*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.
Bottom Line: You'll Spend an Estimated $185,582 For That Piece of Paper
The Belmont time to graduate is about 4.16 years and will cost an estimated $44,611 per year. This brings the total cost to 185,582.
|Average Yearly Cost||$44,611|
|Average Years to Graduate||4.16|
|Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree||$185,582|
Many Factors Affect Net Price
Consider the average Belmont student takes 4.16 years to complete their degree. If you can complete your degree faster than that you will save money. This is just one way your Belmont degree may cost less than average.
Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?
Most students will not pay the full sticker price and few students fit perfectly into averages.
Look at the table below to get a sense of how Belmont value for your educational dollar might vary.
|Nationwide Value by Aid Group||Avg Degree Cost||Value Rank||Value Grade|
|Students with no Aid||$227,115||#606||C+|
|Only Students Receiving Aid||$170,219||#1,054||D|
|In-State Value by Aid Group||Avg Degree Cost||Value Rank||Value Grade|
|Students with no Aid||$227,115||#17||C|
|Only Students Receiving Aid||$170,219||#27||D|
Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of Tennessee.
About 92% of Belmont students receive financial aid. Get more details on what Belmont financial aid you may qualify for.
How to Calculate Value
College Factual calculates average total cost by multiplying net price by time to graduation. We then compare the average total cost to other schools of a similar quality to determine value. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.
Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.
College Factual's Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.