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Belmont at a Glance

Consistently recognized as a “Most Innovative” university, Belmont University draws more than 8,700 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.

Our mission: We are a Christ-centered, student-focused community, developing diverse leaders of purpose, character, wisdom and transformational mindset, eager and equipped to make the world a better place.

Our vision: To be the leading Christ-centered university in the world, radically championing the pursuit of life abundant for all people.

Our values: Integrity, Inquiry, Collaboration, Service and Humility

Enrollment Statistics

8,700+ Enrollment
undergrad students 7,150 graduate students 1,550

Class Size Statistics

14 to 1 Faculty to Student Ratio
86% of classes have fewer than 30 students

Academic Statistics

105+ Undergraduate programs and 27+ graduate programs
New Undergraduate Majors: illustration, photography, supply chain management, film & television writing, teaching English as a second language
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Campus Life Statistics

1000+ students studied abroad annually
One of the fastest growing Christian Universities in the U.S.
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Belmont University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral degrees. Questions about the accreditation of Belmont University may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (