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Belmont University Academics

Belmont University requires at least 128 semester hours to complete a bachelor's degree.

If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program. Belmont University accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Belmont University has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

NOTE: Around 71% of students who start college at Belmont University finish the requirements for graduation within six years.

Belmont University offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Academic Options Yes No
Accelerated Degree Program
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: Belmont University may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

Which Courses Are Required At Belmont University?

Belmont University has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students do not need to fulfull a language requirement, but there is a math and science requirement.

Students are required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for Belmont University.

Course Required?
2nd Language No
Math Yes
Science Yes
Computer Yes

Reminder: Check with Belmont University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at Belmont University

When choosing a major, Belmont University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Belmont University.

Student Designed Majors

Belmont University allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative.

Senior Projects

Belmont University does not require a senior project for all students.

Double Majoring at Belmont University

Belmont University offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Declaring a double major may mean taking more courses, but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to a graduate program.


Frequently Asked Questions About Belmont University


Does Belmont University Offer Learning Disability Services?

✅ Belmont University does offer services for students with disabilities.

Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does Belmont University Offer Online Classes?

✅ Belmont University has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does Belmont University Offer AP Credit?

✅ Belmont University offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Belmont University Have An Honors Program?

✅ Belmont University offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants.

Does Belmont University Require Internships?

✅ Belmont University does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors. Students can look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.


Additional Information About Belmont University


Belmont University Library

The main library on campus is the Lila D. Bunch Library and there are 1 other libraries on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at Belmont University

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.

Belmont University offers these dual degree programs:

  • 3-2 dual degree program in engineering in partnership with Auburn University, Georgia Institute of Technology and University of Tennessee

ROTC

What is ROTC?

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Does Belmont University have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every school. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Belmont University has an Army ROTC program, an Air Force ROTC program and a Navy ROTC program.

Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at Belmont University include:

  • an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
  • a Navy ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
  • an Air Force ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

8,199

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

83%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$38,430

Out-of-State

$38,430

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Sep 15
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