Belmont University

Location Nashville
Established 1890
Famous For Liberal Arts and Professional Education


Belmont University is a private university that is located in Nashville, Tennessee. It was founded in 1890 as Belmont Women's College and became a university in 1991. The university offers undergraduate degrees in more than 90 academic majors through nine colleges and over 25 Masters and five PhD programs. The subjects in which education is provided include Law, Education, Pharmacy, Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Theology & Christian Ministry, Health Sciences, Business, Music, Architecture, Art, and Design, among others.

The university is a student-focused community offering that is home to more than 9,000 students coming from all the states in the US and more than 33 countries. With a student-faculty ratio of 12:1, attentive care is given to all the students who are equipped to have a transformational mindset. Students also get countless opportunities for experiential learning through internships, study abroad programs, hands-on research and service learning courses.

Services for International Students

Belmont University offers various experiences and opportunities to empower students during their studies. There are more than 180 organisations and clubs helping students develop leadership and other important skills. The university also provides health and wellness services, counselling sessions, and community-building activities to give a comfortable and friendly environment to the students.


  • 182nd in the US News National Universities Ranking
  • 36th in the Most Innovative Schools category in the US News National Universities Ranking
  • 29th in the Best Undergraduate Teaching category in the US News National Universities Ranking
  • 401-500th in the U.S in the 2022 Times Higher Education World University Rankings


The university offers on-campus accommodation options enabling 4,500 students to live in the various residence halls. These halls have a wide range of housing options, including community style, apartment style, suite-style, and historic suite style.

About Location

Nashville showcases a rare combination of small-town charm and big-city opportunities. It is one of the nation's fastest-growing cities and is known as the Music City, continuing its emergence as an artistic and cultural destination. There are various art galleries, parks, and greenways, giving students a chance to refresh while pursuing their education. With over 40,000 businesses existing in the region, students can gain by having internships and job opportunities.

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