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About Belmont

Belmont University’s fast-growing community of nearly 5,900 students comes from almost every state and more than 25 countries. Committed to being a leader among teaching universities, Belmont brings together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christian community of learning and service. Our purpose is to help students explore their passions and develop their talents to meet the world’s needs. With more than 75 undergraduate and graduate areas of study, there is no limit to the ways Belmont University can expand an individual’s horizon.

Quick Facts

• For the third year in a row, Belmont University was ranked 2nd in U.S. News and World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges 2011 – Up-and-coming Regional Universities (South).”

• In 2011, Belmont was ranked 5th in U.S. News and World Report's "America's Best Colleges 2011 - Regional Universities (South)".

• More than 80 clubs and organizations are active on Belmont’s campus, including academic clubs, honor societies, professional fraternities, special interest and Christian organizations, student government, publications, social fraternities and sororities, music and drama groups, and debate and forensics teams.

• The Belmont Bruins compete in NCAA Division I in men’s and women’s basketball, tennis, cross country, track, soccer, golf, men’s baseball, and women’s softball and volleyball. We also have an extensive intramural sports program.

• Our faculty consists of more than 230 full-time professors. The student-to-teacher ratio is 13:1. Fifty percent of Belmont classes enroll less than 20 students.

• Belmont University surrounds the Belmont Mansion, a national historic home that serves the university as a functioning museum.

• Belmont is the second largest private university and the largest Christian university in Tennessee.