Belmont University Academic Life

Summary

The student-faculty ratio at Belmont University is 13:1, and the school has 43.2 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Belmont University include: Visual and Performing Arts; Health Professions and Related Programs; Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs; and Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 81.3 percent.

Faculty & Classes

General education/core curriculum required Yes
Coursework required for graduation
Arts/fine arts Philosophy
Humanities Foreign languages
Computer literacy Sciences (biological or physical)
Mathematics History
English (including composition) Social science
Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 13:1
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution

Majors

Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Visual and Performing Arts 36%
Health Professions and Related Programs 15%
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 13%
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 5%
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 4%

Academic Programs & Offerings

Degrees offered Bachelor's, Master's, Post-master's certificate, Doctorate - professional practice
Combined-degree programs N/A
Student participation in special academic programs
First-year experiences N/A
Service learning N/A
Senior capstone or culminating academic experience N/A
Writing in the disciplines N/A
Undergraduate research/creative projects 25%
Learning communities 15%
Institution is G.I. Bill certified N/A
Institution participates in Yellow Ribbon Program N/A
Institution is SOC Member N/A
Offers DANTES course(s) for credit N/A

Graduation & Retention

Average freshman retention rate 81%
4-year graduation rate 55%

* Academic Life details based on 2012 data


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