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Awards & Accolades

From Here to Anywhere

  • Included on U.S. News and World Report's 2018 "Most Innovative Schools" List for the tenth consecutive year.
  • On Princeton Review's 2017 "Best Colleges in the Southeast" List
  • Named on MONEY Best College List in 2016
  • Named by Faith on View as one of the Top 25 Christian Colleges students want to attend in 2017
  • Recognized among the "50 Most Beautiful Christian Universities in the World" by
  • Ranked 18th on The Institute of International Educations's "Open Doors Report," a ranking of U.S. schools by the number of students studying abroad.
  • U.S. News ranked Belmont No. 5 Amont the South's "Most Efficient Universities"
  • Ranked No. 16 by Blog Social on its list of The 25 Least Expensive Private Schools
  • Served as Host of the 2008 Town Hall Presidential Debate and named an alternative site for the 2016 Presidential Debates


Ranked No. 5 in the Regional Universities South category by U.S. News & World Report Top 10 Most Beautiful Urban College Campus nationwide by A 2017 Best Value by Kiplinger Ranked No. 6 Among the South's "Best Colleges for Veterans" by U.S. News & World Report

Jack C. Massey College of Business

  • On Princeton Review's 2018 "Best 267 Graduate Business Programs" List
  • The Jack C. Massey Graduate School of Business's Part-Time MBA program was named on U.S. News and World Report's 2019 "Best Graduate Schools" list
  • Ranked No. 28 in the United States by Bloomberg Businessweek


Gordon E. Inman College of Health Sciences & Nursing

Recognized for Expertise in Simulation Society for Simulation in Healthcare
  • Ranked #79 by U.S. News & World Report's 2017 "Best Graduate Schools of Physical Therapy
  • Ranked #88 by U.S. News & World Report's 2017 "Best Graduate Schools for Occupational Therapy"
  • Ranked #127 by U.S. News & World Report's 2017 "Best Graduate Schools for Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)"
  • Ranked #156 by U.S. News & World Report's 2017 "Best Graduate Schools for Master's Nursing"


College of Pharmacy

3rd Highest First Time Pass Rate among ACPE schools for NAPLEX in 2016
Pharmacy students select medication from a shelf

The Mike Curb College of Entertainment and Music Business

Students perform at the 2017 Christian Showcase
Named one of the best music business programs in the country by Rolling Stone and Time MagazineBillboard Magazine Top 10 Music Business School

College of Visual and Performing Arts

No. 19 music schools in the U.S. of the top 25 in 2017 by Named one of the top 25 music schools in 2016 by the Hollywood Reporter
Belmont students play violin during Christmas at Belmont


  • 15 Conference Scholar Athlete of the Year award recipients
  • 18 NCAA Tournament appearances
  • 9 NCAA Championship individuals
  • 17 NCAA All-American selections
28 NCAA Academic All-Americans Belmont has won its conference's All-Academic Trophy 14 of the past 16 years