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John Palmer Rea

John Palmer ReaJohn Palmer Rea

Assistant Director of Admissions


Phone: (615) 460-6768

Hey y’all! My name is John Palmer Rea, and I am so excited to help you learn more about Belmont! I am originally from Mississippi & was raised in southern Illinois. When it was time to look at colleges, I knew I wanted a liberal arts school back in the South, and I was so excited to find Belmont University! I fell in love with Belmont’s incredible community, varied academic & experiential opportunities, and the bustling city of Nashville. I graduated from Belmont in 2014 with a degree in Political Science & Honors and later earned my Masters degree in Higher Education from the University of Mississippi in 2019.
When I’m not on campus, you can find me at Orangetheory, enjoying some live music, or hunkered down in a coffee shop here in America’s "It" City. I look forward to helping you through your college search process and let me be the first to say: Welcome to Belmont!

John Palmer works with prospective freshmen from:

These states: Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming, and West Tennessee

These Tennessee counties: Bedford County, Benton County, Cannon County, Carroll County, Cheatham County, Chester County, Coffee County, Crockett County, Decatur County, Dickson County, Dyer County, Fayette County, Franklin County, Gibson County, Giles County, Grundy County, Hardeman County, Hardin County, Haywood County, Henderson County, Henry County, Hickman County, Houston County, Humphreys County, Lake County, Lauderdale County, Lawrence County, Lewis County, Lincoln County, McNairy County, Madison County, Marion County, Marshall County, Maury County, Montgomery County, Moore County, Obion County, Perry County, Shelby County, Stewart County, Tipton County, Warren County, Wayne County, Weakley County

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