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Belmont University Campus Life

Campus Size

Medium-Sized Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 329 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 5 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

59% Women
41% Men


NCAA Division I-AAA

Atlantic Sun Conference

  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $109,417)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $65,750)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
All Track Combined 26 18 - -
Baseball 29 - - -
Basketball 16 14 - Yes
Golf 6 7 - Yes
Soccer 25 28 - Yes
Softball - 16 - -
Tennis 6 8 - Yes
Volleyball - 14 - Yes
Bowling - - - Yes
Court Sports - - - Yes
Equestrian - - Yes -
Football - - - Yes
Frisbee/Disc Sports - - Yes Yes
Ice Hockey - - Yes Yes
Lacrosse - - Yes -
Table Tennis - - - Yes
Track and Field, X-Country - - - Yes


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 1.3%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2.9%
Black/non-Hispanic 5.6%
Hispanic 2.5%
Non-resident alien 1.4%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 1.8%
Two or more races 0.0%
White/non-Hispanic 84.5%
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, maximum 21 meals per week.

Clubs & Organizations

Musical Groups
  • Choral Groups
  • Concert Band
  • Jazz Band
  • Marching Band
  • Music Ensemble
  • Pep Band
  • Symphony Orchestra
Performance Arts
  • Dance
  • Drama Theater
  • Musical Theater
  • Opera
Journalism & Publications
  • Literary Magazine
  • Television Station
Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air Force ROTC
  • International Student Organization
  • Student Government
  • Campus Ministries

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 0
Drug Law Violation 2
Liquor Law Violation 0
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 0
Property Crime 2

Notable Alumni

  • Brad Paisley, country music artist
  • Ginny Owens, Christian music artist
  • Gordon Kennedy, songwriter, Grammy winner ("Change the World" 1996 Grammy winner for "Song of the Year")
  • Josh Turner, country music artist
  • Kimberley Locke, "American Idol" finalist
  • Lee Ann Womack, country music artist
  • Melinda Doolittle, "American Idol" finalist
  • Pam Tillis, country music artist
  • Trisha Yearwood, country music artist
  • Steven Curtis Chapman, Grammy award-winning Christian artist
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Mimi from Houston, TX
  • 5
  • the dorms are larger than average and have really great facilities. the ras and rds of each residence hall (and the on campus apartment complexes) create a really great community…

  • Feb-07-2012 Read More
  • Grace from Nashville, TN
  • 5
  • Even though the newer dorms are certainly nicer, the older dorms are the best place to be. Everyone bonds so quickly through the events hosted by Residence Life. I live…

  • Sep-15-2012 Read More
  • Megan from Nashville, TN
  • 5
  • Belmont has 'visitation hours', which mean the opposite sex can't be in your room from 1am-10am. Although these seem like a hassle, they actually are not that bad. This helps…

  • Apr-02-2012 Read More
  • Amanda from Saint Peters, MO
  • 4
  • On-campus housing is expensive but it's an important part of Belmont's community. My freshman dorm introduced me to my best friends and sisters. My floormates became my family and I…

  • Dec-18-2015 Read More


Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 4
  • anna from shaw a f b, sc
  • Mar-31-2016 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    i am vegan, and belmont had clearly labeled vegetarian and vegan options in the caf. they also have other awesome places to eat on campus.

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  • 3
  • Amanda from Saint Peters, MO
  • Dec-18-2015 I am a current student here

    We just got a new cafeteria and it's beautiful. However, the food is average and the cafeteria closes early. There are other places on campus to get food later, though, and that's a nice compromise. These places include a Starbucks, Sandella, Chick-fil-a, McCalister's, a small grocery, and a smoothie place.

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  • 5
  • Taylor
  • Dec-03-2015 I am a current student here

    The new Dining Hall has lots of good options from healthy to yummy ice cream for dessert.

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  • 4
  • Alyssa
  • Dec-01-2015 I am a current student here

    The new dining hall is great! Brand new, just built for the incoming class of 2019. It's located in the Mike Curb College for Entertainment & Music Business, but the food's great AND the staff members are so incredibly helpful and friendly.

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  • 3
  • Amanda from Nashville, TN
  • Jan-04-2015 I am a current student here

    Belmont closes all of its dining options pretty early, especially on weekends. The caf was definitely not one of my favorite parts, but I know it could have been much worse. The International line at the caf was the best part about it, as well as the ice cream.

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  • 3
  • jessica from marietta, ga
  • Aug-18-2014 I am a current student here

    the caf's food isn't amazing, but their to-go food is pretty good. there are also a chickfila, mcalister's, sandella's, starbucks, etc. on campus, so there's a good variety of food to choose from.

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  • 2
  • AT from SA
  • Jul-01-2014 I am a current student here

    The caf will give you a job if you need it and work around your school hours plus the staff is really great. However the meal plans are expensive for food that doesn't close to what they charge you for.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Amanda from Saint Peters, MO
  • Dec-18-2015 I am a current student here

    Greek life is present on campus and growing. There are 5 sororities and 4 fraternities currently I believe. Greek life at Belmont is much different from other universities. There are no houses and being part of Greek life does not become someone's whole identity. It's rather a detail about someone in addition to other aspects of their personality. It's also not rare for non-Greek life and Greek life people to be best friends. They aren't exclusive.

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  • 0
  • Hye Joo from Brentwood, TN
  • Dec-10-2015 I am a current student here

    Greek life isn't the best. There's only 4 sororities and 2 fraternities. Greek life isn't big and most people don't rush. I wouldn't come to Belmont for the Greek life.

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  • 0
  • Taylor
  • Dec-03-2015 I am a current student here

    I am not involved in this but there are both sororities and fraternities on campus.

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  • 0
  • Alyssa
  • Dec-01-2015 I am a current student here

    Growing Rapidly! Great community!

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  • 0
  • AT from SA
  • Jul-01-2014 I am a current student here

    Greek life may seem dull due to there only being about 5 frats and sororities on campus. However I hear they're a lot of fun.

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  • 0
  • Anna from Michigan
  • Feb-06-2014 I am a current student here

    There are just a few fraternities and sororities on campus. None have houses and campus. Greek culture is not as prevalent here as it is at many other schools.

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  • 0
  • Elizabeth from Cross Plains, WI
  • Oct-06-2013 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Greek life isn't like the typical Greek life at other Universities, they don't have houses or pledging. They are groups centered around volunteering and helping others in the community.

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  • 0
  • Sawyer from Mulberry Grove, IL
  • Sep-16-2013 I am a current student here

    I'm not a member of a frat because of Pembroke basically being a frat. But they don't have their own houses, so I would imagine its not great.

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