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Admissions FAQ

High school seniors are encouraged to apply to Belmont during the fall months of the senior year. Applications for admission are for a particular term of enrollment. Requirements of materials may change from one term to another. Acceptance for one term does not necessarily indicate that admission will be granted for any other term. Admission to Belmont is competitive.

Applications for admission are considered on a rolling basis pending space available, so early submission of all application materials is strongly encouraged. The School of Music, Department of Art, Department of Theatre & Dance and the Songwriting major have additional application steps with dates for auditions and portfolio submission. Applicants will be notified of a decision within a few weeks of completing the University application. The application deadlines are July 1 for entry in the fall term, November 1 for entry in the spring term, and May 1 for entry in the summer term. Freshman applicants are encouraged to submit their application by the December 1 priority date to be considered for our largest merit scholarships. The application for admission also serves as the merit scholarship application. Applications completed via The Common Application© are accepted and processed with equal consideration to the Belmont application. 

  • Admissions Consideration
  • High School Curriculum
  • Transfer of Dual-Enrollment Credit
  • Advanced Placement (AP Courses/Credit)/International Baccalaureate (IB)
  • Re-Enrollment
  • Applicants to the Honors Program
  • Applicants to the School of Nursing
  • Applicants to the Songwriting Major
  • Admission to a Major within the┬áCollege of Visual and Performing Arts
  • Admission to the School of Music
  • Admission to the Department of Art
  • Admission to the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre
Direct all application materials and inquiries to:

Belmont University
Office of Admissions
1900 Belmont Boulevard
Nashville, TN 37212

Phone: (615) 460-6785 OR 1-800-56ENROLL

Fax: (615) 460-5434