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Consistently recognized as a "Most Innovative" university, Belmont University draws more than 8,000 students representing every state and more than 36 countries. The campus sits on 84 picturesque acres located just two miles from downtown Nashville, Tennessee, a dynamic and vibrant hub for government, healthcare, music, tourism, etc. A private, four-year university, Belmont brings together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christian community of learning and service. The University's purpose is to help students explore their passions and develop their talents to meet the world's needs.
Belmont University is a student-centered Christian community providing an academically challenging education that empowers men and women of diverse backgrounds to engage and transform the world with disciplined intelligence, compassion, courage, and faith.
To be a leader among teaching universities, bringing together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christian community of learning and service. As a student-centered Christian community with a rich Baptist heritage, Belmont University upholds the following core values as essential to the intellectual, spiritual, personal, and corporate life: Integrity, Inquiry, Collaboration, Service, and Humility.
College is about transforming your mind, your life, and the world around you. With more than 117 programs of study, Belmont's innovative academics, outstanding faculty, vibrant campus life, and location in Nashville's heart provide a tremendous higher education experience like no other. Belmont University offers you the chance to develop existing talents while discovering new ones--all leading to the opportunity to empower your future in ways you have never imagined. Belmont is among the fastest-growing Christian universities in the nation, with more than 8,000 students. In the 2018 listing of America's Best Colleges from U.S. News & World Report, Belmont was ranked fifth in the Regional Universities South category and named a "Most Innovative" university. Belmont was the highest-ranked University in Tennessee in this category and was praised for its commitment to undergraduate teaching with an average of 13:1 students to faculty ratio.
With students from every state and more than 25 countries, Belmont's diversity in origin is matched only by the variety of interests and talents found in those students. Belmont offers countless opportunities to connect with those around you from 190+ student organizations to the 17 NCAA Division 1 Athletic Teams.
Our Fitness and Recreation department offers daily group fitness classes, personal training options, a recreational gym, workout room, racquetball courts, and an on-campus climbing wall. There are intramural sports, faith development organizations, sports clubs, service groups, Greek life... you name it. On-campus worship services, local and international mission projects, and numerous Bible studies offer students multiple avenues to explore and deepen their faith in the context of a supportive and theologically diverse community. From Move-In Day to Graduation, your experience here is designed to help you build connections with other students and discover your God-given potential.
A central tenet of Belmont's mission is to provide "an academically challenging education that empowers men and women of diverse backgrounds to engage and transform the world." It is a requirement we do not take lightly. The entire Belmont community is committed to offering rigorous, innovative, and engaged student learning. What does that mean for you? Programs that will prepare you for 21st-century careers. Small class sizes and faculty who know you by name. Countless opportunities for experiential education via study abroad, hands-on research, service-learning courses, internships, and more. At heart, our students are why we are here. We are fully dedicated to helping you achieve a degree that can take you "From Here to Anywhere."
Belmont's rich history tells a story of determination, commitment, and faith. The timeline below highlights several moments throughout the institution's first 125 years, contributing to the University we celebrate today.
Investing more than half a billion dollars in the University's brick and mortar, Belmont's team has put just as much into what President Fisher calls the University's most valuable asset – its people. Ranked No. 5 in the Regional Universities South category by U.S. News & World Report, Belmont consists of more than 8,000 students. With more than 90 areas of undergraduate study, 19 master's programs, and five doctoral degrees, there is no limit to the ways Belmont can expand an individual's horizon.
The Jack C. Massey College of Business is an innovative learning community that educates entrepreneurial, ethical, and socially responsible future business leaders for the dynamic global economy. We serve traditional and adult undergraduate and part-time graduate students with nationally recognized programs accredited by AACSB International. Business professionals find personal development and life-long learning opportunities through continuing education courses offered in the Center for Executive Education.
The College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences strives to provide an environment where students gain the knowledge, skills, and spirit to be lifelong learners. The strength of our College rests on incredible faculty who are from a breadth of academic disciplines. The faculty and staff are all dedicated to making students' educational experiences at Belmont second to none. The College comprises three schools: the School of Education, School of Humanities, and School of Social Sciences.

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