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About the College of Law

Academic Programs

  • Belmont Law offers a Juris Doctor (JD) degree. It is a three-year, full-time, daytime program. We offer classes during the fall and spring semester; we do not offer summer courses.
  • Belmont Law also offers a JD/MBA program. Please see the JD/MBA curriculum listing for information on the JD/MBA course schedule.
  • We do not offer a part-time program or night classes.
  • New cohorts matriculate once a year, at the beginning of the fall semester.

College of Law

By the Numbers

In the Nation for Highest Ultimate Bar Passage Rate Two Years in a Row (American Bar Association)
Employment Rate for the 2018-2019 Graduating Class
Top 10
Best Value Private Schools (PreLaw Magazine)
In the Nation for First Time Bar Pass Rate in 2019
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Mission & Objectives

The Mission of Belmont University College of Law is to prepare qualified students with an excellent understanding of the law that will equip them to become professional counselors, advocates, and judges; researchers, teachers, and philosophers of the law; entrepreneurs; and engaged citizens. Belmont University College of Law is committed to the Christian tradition. We believe that instilling the highest standards of personal and professional conduct is our ethical and communal responsibility.  We seek to ensure that the knowledge and values that we transmit to our students serve the ends of justice.

To fulfill this mission, the College of Law seeks to accomplish the following objectives:

  • The College of Law shall offer an innovative curriculum that integrates traditional legal analysis and practical skills.
  • The College of Law shall instill ethics, professionalism, and integrity into curricular and co-curricular activities.
  • The College of Law shall graduate practice-ready attorneys and community leaders.
  • The College of Law shall make legal education available to diverse and non-traditional law students.
  • The College of Law shall offer specialty programs that complement Belmont University’s areas of expertise and that are suited to the Nashville area.
  • The College of Law shall offer legal education in a global context.
  • The College of Law shall appoint a local attorney as a mentor for each new law student.

Diversity & Inclusion

Non-Discrimination Statement

Belmont University College of Law is committed to the principle of equal opportunity for all applicants for admission without regard to race, color, military or veteran status, religion, ethnicity, national origin, political affiliation, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or disability in the administration of educational policies, admission policies or financial aid. Inquiries or complaints concerning the application of these policies to students should be directed to the Associate Dean for Student Services, 2nd floor Baskin Center,law@belmont.eduor 615.460.8400.

Contact Us

College of Law

1901 15th Avenue South 
Nashville, TN 37212

Phone:  (615) 460-8400

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