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Apply as a Non-Degree Student

Students who do not plan to earn a degree from Belmont may apply for admission through any of the following programs and may take one or more courses at Belmont. Non-degree seeking status is not automatic and is usually granted for one term only, except in special circumstances. Non-degree seeking students are prohibited by federal regulations from receiving federal financial assistance. All application materials must be received by the application deadline. Non-degree seeking students are not eligible to participate in priority registration. 

The application deadlines for non-degree seeking admission are:

  • August 1st for fall entry (March 31st for international exchange students)
  • December 1st for spring entry (October 31st for international exchange students)
  • May 1st for summer entry

*All application materials must be received by the application deadline.


Step One

Find out which classes Belmont is offering for the term you are interested in by visiting ClassFinder.

Step Two

Complete the online Non-Degree Application by the deadlines above and the $15 application fee.  Please see the list below to find what materials are required in addition to the application for the type of non-degree seeking student you are. 

  • Transient Admission (attending another college/university)
  • Regular Non-Degree Admission
  • Post-Graduate Admission
  • Audit/Senior Citizen Admission
  • Cross-Registrant and Consortium Admission
  • Dual Enrollment
  • International Exchange Admission

Step Three

Once admitted, you will receive instructions on how to register for classes. Non-degree students will register during Open Registration. To see the dates of the term, visit the Academic Calendar.

Find Your Registration Day Cost Per Credit Hour

Please contact Brooke Brannin, Director of University Admissions, at for any further questions.