Belmont University

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Belmont University can be found in Nashville, TN, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Over 9,300 students are enrolled at Belmont University.

A SAT or ACT exam may be required before applying to this school. Scores between 1130 (25th percentile) - 1320 (75th percentile) on the SAT and within the range of 24 (25th percentile) - 29 (75th percentile) for the ACT exam is common among applicants that get into this school. We were able to estimate the Belmont University average GPA (3.35 - 3.57) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. Belmont University accepts about 80% of applicants. Of those that are accepted, nearly 25% registered for enrollment. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Belmont University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Belmont University was reported as 83.8% in Fall 2020 with over 7,970 applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 24 - 29
  • Average GPA: 3.35 - 3.57

How Hard Is It to Get into Belmont University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Belmont University, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2023 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2023-2024 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Belmont University has been slowly getting higher over the past years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 81.0%
  • 2017-2018: 81.2%
  • 2018-2019: 82.5%
  • 2019-2020: 83.8%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2023-2024: 76.8%

How Does Belmont University Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Belmont University is forty-eight percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Lipscomb University63.1%
Trevecca Nazarene University62.3%
Cumberland University61.0%
Sewanee-The University of the South66.7%
Murray State University82.4%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Belmont University (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading580 - 670
Math550 - 650
Total Score1130 - 1320
ACT®Score Range
English24 - 33
Math22 - 27
Composite Score24 - 29
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