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Belmont at a Glance

Consistently recognized as a “Most Innovative” university, Belmont University draws more than 8,200 students who represent every state and more than 28 countries. The campus sits on 93 picturesque acres that are located just two miles from downtown Nashville, Tennessee, a dynamic and vibrant hub for government, healthcare, music, tourism and more. A private, four-year university, Belmont brings together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christian community of learning and service. The University’s purpose is to help students explore their passions and develop their talents to meet the world’s needs.

Our mission: Belmont University is a student-centered Christian community providing an academically challenging education that empowers men and women of diverse backgrounds to engage and transform the world with disciplined intelligence, compassion, courage and faith.

Our vision: To be a leader among teaching universities, bringing together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christian community of learning and service.

Our values: As a student-centered Christian community with a rich Baptist heritage, Belmont University upholds the following core values as essential to the intellectual, spiritual, personal and corporate life: Integrity, Inquiry, Collaboration, Service and Humility.


Enrollment Statistics

8,200+ Enrollment
undergrad students 6,630 graduate students 1,570

Class Size Statistics

13 to 1 Faculty to Student Ratio
87% of classes have less than 30 students

Academic Statistics

130+ programs of study
New Majors Include: Biophysics, Business Systems & Analytics, Creative & Entertainment Industries, Data Science, Hospitality & Tourism Management, Social Media Management
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Campus Life Statistics

975 + students studied abroad last year
One of the fastest growing Christian Universities in the U.S.
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Accreditation

Belmont University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, master's, and doctoral degrees. Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Belmont University.