If you are applying to Belmont University, the regular decision application deadline is July 1 and the application fee costs $50.
Here's an overiew of some of Belmont University's admissions stats.
|Belmont University 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.8|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||29%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Test Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||43%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||72%|
These are the application deadlines for Belmont University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
|Regular Decision||Yes||July 1||––|
Belmont University does not offer early decision or early action.
Getting into Belmont University is moderately difficult. Belmont University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Belmont University accepted 83% of students, around 7,429 of the 8,926 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Belmont University, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT. Admissions to music program is program very difficult.
It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
Belmont University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the areas where you shine.
What does Belmont University consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
Make sure to check with Belmont University for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Belmont University, all applicants must submit the following items. Check with Belmont University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Other Requirements||√||resumé of activities|
|Transcript(S) of College Record|
|Standardized Test Scores|
|Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Belmont University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.8.
Out of all students that were admitted, 31% submitted a class rank. At Belmont University 29% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 61% were in the top 25% and 88% were in the top 50%.
At Belmont University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||20.86%|
|3.50 and 3.74||17.44%|
|3.25 and 3.49||8.81%|
|3.00 and 3.24||6.85%|
|2.50 and 2.9||4.19%|
|2.00 and 2.49||0.25%|
This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.
Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Belmont University directly.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
Belmont University looks at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Belmont University has a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2022, 43% of Belmont University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 72% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Belmont University applicants, you should strive to earn between 1120 and 1300 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Belmont University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1300 and 25% of scored lower than 1120, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Belmont University students scored 640 or higher and 75% of students scored 580 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Belmont University students scored 660 or higher, and 75% scored a 580 or higher.
To be most competitive at Belmont University, you should strive to earn between 23 and 30 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 30 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Belmont University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 30, and three out of four students scored lower than 30 on the ACT.
A 23 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Belmont University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 23.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Belmont University.
For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is July 1.
Transfer students can enroll in Belmont University during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Belmont University?
❌ Students who are admitted to Belmont University must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department.
Does Belmont University accept transfer credits?
✅ Belmont University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Belmont University accepts:
• CLEP subject tests
Does Belmont University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ Belmont University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Belmont University?
❌ No, Belmont University is test optional, so you can decide whether or not to submit your test scores. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you should strongly consider submitting them. If you scored lower than a school's average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application.
What is Belmont University's acceptance rate?
✅ The acceptance rate for Belmont University is 83%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Belmont University?
❌ Belmont University does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into Belmont University? Belmont University is a somewhat selective institution. The Belmont University acceptance rate is 83%. This means that the institution accepts 83 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Belmont University is Jul 1.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Belmont University is Jul 1.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Belmont University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.83. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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