Applicants to the School of Nursing
All applicants to the School of Nursing must submit an official high
school transcript and official test scores from either SAT or ACT. A
nursing applicant must be a licensed registered nurse or have a
previous bachelor’s degree to be exempt from this requirement. Further
information may be found online at www.belmont.edu/nursing.
Applicants to the Songwriting Major
Applicants are required to submit a portfolio of 3-4 songs, including lyric sheets. Portfolio details can be found online at www.belmont.edu/cemb/songwriting.
Portfolios will be reviewed four times annually and must be submitted
by November 15, January 15, March 15, or June 15 for consideration. In
addition to submitting the portfolio, applicants must answer the
appropriate questions on the Academic Program Supplement.
Admission to a major within the
College of Visual and Performing Arts
Applicants who wish to pursue a major in the College of Visual and
Performing Arts (School of Music, Department of Art, and Department of
Theatre and Dance) will be considered for admission to the university
after all application materials are received. An audition or portfolio
review is required for admission to a particular major within the
College of Visual and Performing Arts. All application materials must
be received before an admissions decision is made; applicants who
audition or submit a portfolio prior to all application materials being
received will not learn of an admissions decision until their
application materials are received. An applicant must be academically
admissible to the university in order to be considered for admission to
the College of Visual and Performing Arts. Applicants who are
academically admissible to the university but do not have a successful
audition or portfolio review may choose to enroll at Belmont in a major
outside of the College of Visual and Performing Arts. An applicant who
is academically inadmissible to the university cannot be considered for
admission to the College of Visual and Performing Arts.
Admission to the School of Music
Applicants to the School of Music who wish to major or minor in music
are required to complete an audition. Plans for an audition should be
indicated on the Academic Program Supplement. While taped auditions are
accepted in certain circumstances, live auditions are strongly
encouraged. Audition requirements and guidelines can be found online at
Admission to the Department of Art
Applicants for Art Education, Design Communication, and Studio Art
majors are required to submit a CD portfolio with 20 jpg images of your
best and most recent work. This portfolio may include examples of
various media that emphasize your artistic strengths. Mail the CD
directly to the Department of Art (DO NOT SUBMIT ORIGINAL PIECES).
Incoming freshmen who wish to be considered for Leu Art Scholarships
should submit the portfolio by the December 1 priority deadline.
Applicants wishing to pursue the Art History major are exempt from the
portfolio requirement. For further information, please call
615-460-6770 or visit www.belmont.edu/art.
Admission to the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre
Applicants are required to either complete an audition or submit a portfolio. Call 615-460-6012 or email email@example.com
to make arrangements. Applicants who wish to pursue the Bachelor of
Arts in Theatre and Drama are exempt from the audition or portfolio
requirement. Audition and portfolio requirements can be found online at
Have more questions? Talk to your Transfer Enrollment Services Counselor.