Belmont University is a liberal arts university located in Nashville, Tennessee. Ranked No. 5 in the Regional Universities South category and named as a “Most Innovative” university by U.S. News & World Report, Belmont University celebrated its 125th anniversary in the academic year 2015-16. Founded in 1890, the University consists of more than 7,400 students who come from every state and more than 25 countries.
Committed to being a leader among teaching universities, Belmont brings together the best of liberal arts and professional education. Belmont has a strong music heritage, and a variety of musical ensembles exist on the campus. Students are encouraged to get involved in campus life. If a club does not exist for a student's interests, they are encouraged to start one.
Location: Nashville, Tennessee
City population: 1.7 million
University population: 7,400 students
Climate: Humid subtropical climate with moderately cold winters, and hot, humid summers.
Nearest Airport: Nashville International Airport
Reasons to choose Belmont
- Belmont houses the Curb Event Center, which is used for basketball games, concerts, and other events
- There are three professional-quality recording studios on campus
- Named as a “Most Innovative” university by U.S. News & World Report