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Why Belmont Global Honors?

650 honors Students in 2022-23
Approximately 14% of the incoming Freshman Class is in Honors
Students From Every Academic College Represented

Belmont Global Honors: A Place To Connect, Grow, Explore, Thrive, Transform.

You'll Connect With Classmates, Faculty and Staff

You'll Grow Intellectually in Our Small Seminar Courses

You'll Explore As You Live And Learn Abroad With Your Honors Community

You'll Thrive As You Embark On a Special Project Unique to Your Dreams and Career Plans

You'll Be Transformed By the Faculty, Peers and Honors Program Community Who You Learn Alongside

These are just some of the reasons why more than 500 Belmont students call Belmont Global Honors home. In keeping with Belmont's mission, Belmont Global Honors offers unique opportunities to explore the complexities of our increasingly interconnected and interdependent world. You’ll learn about yourself, your strengths and your ambitions. The program offers:

  • Small, stimulating seminar courses where discussions are lively and engaging, offering greater contact with faculty and like-minded peers
  • Time and space to imagine and complete a major project of your own
  • Study abroad semester in your second year
  • Fun, community building events with fellow Belmont Global Honors students sponsored through the Honors Student Council (HSC)
  • Opportunities for community service
  • Private receptions and salons with distinguished guest speakers
  • Support for project research and a copy of your major project made available to the public by the Belmont University library
  • Recognition as a “Belmont Honors Scholar” in the commencement program and a unique medallion worn at graduation