Belmont University

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.

Below Average Tennessee Value
Top 15% Tennessee Quality

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.

State Value Ranking  27 out of 36
Overpriced
Great Value
State Value Score  25.00 out of 100
Overpriced
Great Value

Find out if Belmont offers in-state tuition that you may qualify for.

Below Average Value Nationwide

Below Average National Value
Top 20% National Quality

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.)

National Value Ranking  1003 out of 1472
Overpriced
Great Value
National Value Score  31.86 out of 100
Overpriced
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

School Total Price Value Grade
Mercer University $92,728 A+
College of the Atlantic $99,961 A+
University of Northern Iowa $117,616 A+
Cedarville University $121,776 A
Assumption University $153,330 B-
University of Illinois at Chicago $156,529 B-
Hampshire College $163,136 C
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Prescott $176,435 D+
Oregon State University $177,092 D+
Virginia Commonwealth University $185,046 D
Belmont University $185,582 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.

Amount
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?

$170,219 In-State With Aid
$227,115 Avg Cost No Aid
4.16 Years to Graduate

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+
All Students $185,582 #1,003 D
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
All Students $185,582 #27 D
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.

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