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Belmont West - Los Angeles

Belmont West Internship Program: Los Angeles

Belmont West combines academic and experiential learning in the heart of Los Angeles with an internship at a professional company. You will complete general education and major specific courses while working at your internship and living in Los Angeles for a semester. Courses are taught by Belmont University faculty and local industry executives serving as adjunct faculty.

Program Curriculum

You will take three to four courses concurrently with your internship. A selection of Belmont courses will be available online and/or onsite, including: 3rd Year Writing, Junior Cornerstone, Internship and a selection of courses in your major or for General Education credit.


Internships are required. You may work up to full-time hours with your internship while attending academic classes at night or online. It is your responsibility to secure the internship. There are many resources on campus to assist with that process, including the internship coordinator for your college and Belmont's Office of Career and Professional Development.

Program Details


Admissions Requirements for Belmont East/West 

Program Dates

Fall Semester: Late August through early December
Spring Semester: Early January to early May


Belmont Tuition (full-time status), plus:
▶ East/West Program Fee: $4,800 (covers housing and group excursions)
▶ A $500 non-refundable deposit is required with signed Participation & Acceptance Agreement and Disclosure Form, and is credited to the total program fee


▶ You may earn a minimum of 12 hours of Belmont University credits and must participate as a full-time student


▶ You will be housed with up to 3 Belmont students at the Toluca Hills Oakwood Corporate Housing facility in Los Angeles, CA. You can expect to be placed in furnished apartment living that includes a living area, dining area, kitchen, 2 bedrooms with 2 people in each room, and a private bathroom attached to each bedroom. Laundry facilities are onsite. In LA, you will need to have access to a car for daily transportation.

Other Expenses

▶ A typical student spends $500 - $800 per month on food, gasoline, laundry and entertainment.

Application Deadlines

Fall Semester: February 1
Spring Semester: September 15

Program Staff

Belmont West is administered by staff in both Nashville and Los Angeles. In Nashville, the Belmont USA Coordinator manages the application and pre-departure processes and communicates with all students prior to their arrival in Los Angeles. In Los Angeles, the Belmont West Onsite Administrator coordinates move-in and mentors you through your internship experience.

Belmont USA Program Coordinator: Vicki Allen - Nashville: e-mail Vicki

Belmont West Onsite Administrator: Selise Eiseman - Los Angeles