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Admissions Requirements

In order to be eligible for study in Belmont East-West, students must meet the following criteria:
  • Have completed 64 hours and four semesters and be of junior standing be of junior standing
  • Be in good academic, financial, and disciplinary standing from the time of application through completion of the program
  • Have a minimum of 2.5 cumulative institutional grade point average at time of application AND at start of program
  • Students on academic or disciplinary probation cannot participate in Belmont East-West, even if such probation occurs AFTER acceptance to the program
  • Students MUST intern for credit while studying in Belmont East-West. Therefore, all prerequisite courswork for internship eligibility must be completed based on each specific major.
  • Students planning to apply to participate in Belmont East-West during their semester of graduation MUST complete all convocation credits by the application deadline in the semester prior to program participation
  • Students who become ineligible after acceptance for any of the above reasons MUST pay the program fee balance
Selection Process
  • Academic performance, professional experience, maturity and overall preparedness for the program are considered in the selection process for up to 30 slots in each location both fall and spring semesters. 
  • Students not meeting minimum qualifications and/or with prior academic or non-academic infractions may be eliminated from the application pool.
  • The remaining students who meet minimum qualifications, but who are not selected for participation, may be put on a wait list.  If a student declines admission, a student from the wait list is notified and offered the opportunity.  Students with prior East-West participation may be deferred to allow a student who has not yet had the opportunity to participate in the program.