Campus & Student Life at Belmont University

Home to about 6,631 undergraduates in 2020, Belmont is a private university located in Nashville, Tennessee. This urban setting might be best suited for students who like the fast-paced city life. Should you tire of the campus however, Belmont offers a “study abroad” program. Please note, some classes/degrees offered by Belmont can be taken “online” so keep that in mind when reviewing this report. For more context, you might also check out our Belmont Guide to Distance and Online Learning.

Belmont University is Affiliated With the Interdenominational 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 Interdenominational faith interests you, check out our ranking of The Best Interdenominational Colleges and Universities.

Belmont Has a Disability Services Site

Individuals with disabilities make up 9.0% of the student population at Belmont. For more information on policies and accommodations that the university provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit Belmont Disability Services.

Belmont for the Military

While not a "service academy", Belmont does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. Undergraduates have access to one or more ROTC programs and there is an active student veterans group on campus. For more information on policies related to veterans, you can visit Belmont Veteran Services . For more information, check out our Belmont for Veterans Guide.

Freshmen Living Arrangements at Belmont University

Belmont 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 University

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

Full-time vs. Part-time Studies at Belmont University

There were 6,631 undergraduates in 2020. Full-time attendance was 6,330 (95.5%). Part-time attendance was 301 (4.5%).


Belmont University is Ranked #662 for Overall Diversity

Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, Belmont receives top marks for overall diversity. We rank Belmont #662 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 University

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

Belmont University Competes in the NCAA

Belmont has a total of 271 student athletes, 128 men and 143 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.

Athletics Financing

Total Revenue (all teams)$10,578,710
Total Expenses (all teams)$10,578,710

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

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