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Leigh Hitchcock
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We're delighted that you're interested in joining Belmont University's Honors Program! While there is no exact formula that guarantees an invitation to join Belmont Honors, the Admissions Committee invites all freshmen applicants with a GPA of 3.5 or higher to apply to Honors.

Admission to the Belmont Honors Program is reviewed holistically, considering factors such as high school GPA, curriculum taken within the context of what is offered at the student's high school, essay, resume of activities, and the brief statement outline below taht you are asked to submit when you apply to Honors. If a student chooses to apply to Belmont with test scores, those will be considered by the Honors Program as well. Learn more about Belmont's test optional policies.

How to Apply

  • Apply to the Honors Program by first applying to Belmont through the Belmont Application or Common Application.
  • Once you are in the application, you will have the option to select an option indicating you would like to be considered for admission to Honors. You will then be asked to submit one of the following as part of your application:
    • Submit a brief statement of no more than 500 words illustrating something you’ve already done or made that demonstrates your engagement in the three Honors values. OR
    • Explain in no more than 500 words how the three Honors values are important to your future.  


Submit your COMPLETED application to Belmont University by the December 1 priority deadline to be considered for Belmont's Honors Program. 

Decision Notifications

Once you’ve been admitted to the university, we will review your admissions materials. Notification of admission decisions to the Honors Program will be communicated on a rolling basis. All decisions regarding Honors will be communicated by early February.