Belmont is the only private university in Tennessee to have met the quality standards to achieve business and specialized accounting accreditation by AACSB International— The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business for our undergraduate and graduate business programs. This dual accreditation places Belmont among the less than 1% of the world’s business schools to achieve both business and accounting accreditation. In 2012, Belmont's College of Business achieved maintenance of accreditation.
The Undergraduate School of Business is ranked among the Best Undergraduate Business Schools in the country by Bloomberg BusinessWeek (2014 report). At #93, Belmont is the highest ranked Tennessee university to be included.
The Jack C. Massey Graduate School of Business is ranked in the Top 50 nationwide (#9 in the South) by Bloomberg BusinessWeek magazine.
The Jack C. Massey Graduate School of Business has been named a best graduate business program by The Princeton Review, 2006-2013.
Belmont's Entrepreneurship program has been named a National Model Undergraduate Program by the United States Association of Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) and recognized as a Top 25 program for the past five years by The Princeton Review for Entrepreneur magazine (ranked at No.19 in 2012). Of note, Foundations of Entrepreneurship is a required course for all Bachelor of Business Administration degree seekers at Belmont.
Belmont's EnactusTeam (formerly known as "Students in Free Enterprise") has consistently placed in the Top 20 teams in the country every year (2007-2012) for their service projects. In 2010 and 2012, our team won first place at the SIFE USA National Exposition to represent the United States at the SIFE/Enactus World Cup competition (placed third in the world in 2010; won the world championship in 2012).
Belmont University was named the 7th best regional university in the South (Regional Universities - South category) in America's Best Colleges 2013 and was honored for the fifth consecutive year as one of the top “Up-and-Comer” universities in the 2013 U.S. News & World Report rankings.