Belmont University

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. A private, Christian, liberal arts university that sits on 75 historic acres near downtown Nashville, Tennessee, Belmont celebrated its 125th anniversary in the 2015-16 academic year under the banner "Belief in Something Greater." Home to state-of-the-art facilities and more than 90 innovative areas of undergraduate study, the University saw a record enrollment in the fall of 2016 as more than 7,700 students from every state and more than two dozen countries came to campus. Recognized by numerous organizations for the outstanding quality of its academic programs and its commitment to innovative educational opportunities, Belmont's student-centered approach creates a personalized atmosphere with significant opportunities for dialogue and collaboration between professors and students. The University's Vision 2020 boldly declares a number of elements that emphasize its commitment to developing community, both on campus and in In the last 15 years, Belmont has experienced tremendous growth--at the rate of more than 150% as enrollment has increased from under 3,000 to 7,700+. In the classroom and beyond, Belmont takes pride in creating and sustaining an innovative, entrepreneurial environment that prepares students to use their intellectual skills, creativity and faith to meet the challenges and opportunities that face the human community. Innovation and entrepreneurship are hallmarks of Belmont faculty as well, where each individual is committed to inventive and effective teaching and is active in scholarly inquiry, professional growth and university service. In addition to encouraging service among faculty, the University fosters community serve in every aspect of student life, and as part of its mission, Belmont seeks to be "Nashville's University," aligning the institution's vision and resources with the ever-changing needs within its local community. The University's community commitment is higher than ever with students volunteering an average of 200,000 hours annually. Belmont's location in the heart of Nashville, Music City provides the perfect backdrop for an amazing college experience with countless internship possibilities, while setting the stage for limitless career potential. All in all, Belmont University provides an unparalleled environment for students to develop intellectually, spiritually, socially and physically through experiences of learning and research, leading and serving. Belmont's faculty, administration and staff commit themselves to guiding and challenging students to develop their full potential to lead lives of meaning and purpose. By bringing together the best of liberal arts and professional education, Belmont will continue to enhance academic excellence through rigorous, innovative and engaged student learning.

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school_type year_founded religious_affiliation academic_calendar year_2016_endowment address telephone
Private, Coed 1890 Interdenominational Semester $132.6 million 1900 Belmont Boulevard, Nashville, TN 37212 (615) 460-6000
overall score total score state city online paying global
86 100.0 Tennessee Nashville 127