Belmont University

#2356 / #671
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
Most Desirable School
University in Nashville, Tennessee

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About Belmont University

According to Wikipedia, Belmont University is a private Christian university in Nashville, Tennessee. Descended from Belmont Women's College, founded in 1890 by schoolteachers Ida Hood and Susan Heron, the institution was incorporated in 1951 as Belmont College. It became Belmont University in 1991. Belmont's current enrollment consists of approximately 8,400 students representing every state and 28 nations. The university served as the host site for the final presidential debate in the 2020 election cycle. Although the university cut its ties with the Tennessee Baptist Convention in 2007, it continues to emphasize a Christian identity.

Belmont University's Online Degrees

Belmont University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

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How Much Does Belmont University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
Price by Family Income
IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$25,980
30K - 48K$26,275
48K - 75K$31,006
75K - 110K$35,878

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do Belmont University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Belmont University, then you can expect to earn an average of $51,500 per year. You also have a 92% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Belmont University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

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Where is Belmont University?

Belmont University is located at 1900 Belmont Blvd, Nashville TN 37212-3757

What Is Belmont University Known For?

Belmont University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Belmont University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Belmont University's Most Influential Alumni?

Belmont University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Nursing, Business, and Criminal Justice. Here are some of Belmont University's most famous alumni:

Brian Mansfield
An American writer, music critic, journalist.
Diane Black
A Former U.S. Representative from Tennessee.
Brad Paisley
An American country music singer, songwriter.
H. L. Hix
An American poet, academic.
Damon T. Hininger
An American businessman, Chief Executive Officer of CoreCivic.
Trisha Yearwood
An American country singer.
Joshua McAdams
An American steeplechase runner.
Jay Ayres
An American soccer player.
Lee Ann Womack
An American country music singer and songwriter.
Shealah Craighead
An American photographer.
Jimmy Bowen
Jimmy Bowen
An American singer-songwriter.
R. Milton Johnson
An American businessman and philanthropist.

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