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Admissions Timeline

Early Fall

Obtain an application for admission to Belmont. Complete the application and other materials and forward them to the Office of Admissions.

December 1

Your application for freshman admission to Belmont should be completed and postmarked by this date if you wish to be considered for our most competitive merit scholarships. Applications completed after December 1 will still be considered for general merit based scholarships as funds are available. This is also the application deadline for admission to the spring term.


Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Complete and submit the FAFSA online as soon as possible after January 1 and before March 1 to be considered for the maximum amount of financial aid. Once your FAFSA has been processed, you will receive a Student Aid Report (SAR). Please review the information on the SAR for accuracy. If you are selected for verification, be sure to complete the verification worksheet available online at


If you applied for freshman admission to Belmont by the December 1 scholarship deadline and have been admitted, you will receive notification from the Scholarship Committee regarding merit scholarship awards.

March 1

In order to maximize your eligibility for financial aid, you must submit the FAFSA by this date. Aid will be awared on an as-available basis after this date.


Financial aid award letters will be mailed to students as awards are made. Award letters will continue to be mailed throughout the summer.

May 1

The National Reply Date, this is the deadline for you to submit your completed Enrollment Confirmation Form and pay the enrollment deposit in order to reserve your spot in the fall entering class. This is also the application deadline for admission to the summer term.


Attend Summer Orientation where you will priority registration for your fall semester classes and helps you begin to make the transition into the Belmont family.

July 1

Deadline for students who take part in the Tuition Management System to make their first payment and the $60 enrollment fee

August 1

This is the application deadline for admission to the fall term. Second payment is due to the Tuition Management System for those using the monthly budget option


Attend Welcome Week, a more intensive introduction to Belmont student life.