Belmont University (219709)

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$38,000
3.68% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$36,225
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
0.685%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
96.3%
9,163 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
8,910
93% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
72.5%
1,182 Graduates

About

Belmont University (219709) is a higher education institution located in Davidson County, TN. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Belmont University (219709) were Music Management (272 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (175 degrees), and Recording Arts Technology (118 degrees).

In 2022, 2,279 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Belmont University (219709). 66.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 33.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,865 degrees), 16.5 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (113 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Belmont University (219709) is $38,000, which is $14,004 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Belmont University (219709) is $38,000, which is $14,004 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $36,225.

In 2022, 79% of undergraduate students attending Belmont University (219709) received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 35% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$38,000
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Belmont University (219709) was $38,000. The cost of tuition at Belmont University (219709) is $14,004 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$36,225
2022 Value
2.71%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Belmont University (219709) had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $36,225. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Belmont University (219709) grew by 2.71%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,663
Room and Board
$1,400
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Belmont University (219709) was of $13,663 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 5.99% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,400. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

79%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
35%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

79% of undergraduate students at Belmont University (219709) received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2021, when 79% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
0.685%
2019 Default Rate
10
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Belmont University (219709) was 0.685%, which represents 10 out of the 1460 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Belmont University (219709) received 9,163 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 4.69% annual growth. Out of those 9,163 applicants, 8,821 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 96.3% acceptance rate.

There were 8,910 students enrolled at Belmont University (219709) in 2022. 23% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Belmont University (219709) has an overall enrollment yield of 21.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

96.3%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
8,821
Accepted Out of 9,163

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Belmont University (219709) was 96.3% (8,821 admissions from 9,163 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 88.1%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 4.69%, while admissions grew by 4.17%..

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SAT Scores

23%
Submission Percentage (2022)
448
Scores Submitted (2022)

23% of enrolled first-time students at Belmont University (219709) in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Belmont University (219709) had a total enrollment of 8,910 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Belmont University (219709) is 8,288 students and the part-time enrollment is 622. This means that 93% of students enrolled at Belmont University (219709) are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Belmont University (219709), both undergraduate and graduate, is 76.9% White, 8.04% Hispanic or Latino, 5.36% Black or African American, 4.16% Two or More Races, 3% Asian, 0.247% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0898% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Belmont University (219709) in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (51.9%), followed by White Male (25.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (5.82%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (58.6%), followed by White Male (17.6%) and Black or African American Female (4.21%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

93%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Belmont University (219709) in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 8,910 students. The full-time enrollment at Belmont University (219709) is 8,288 and the part-time enrollment is 622. This means that 93% of students enrolled at Belmont University (219709) are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

84%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Belmont University (219709) was 84%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), Belmont University (219709) had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    6,848 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    716 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    478 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Belmont University (219709) is 76.9% White, 8.04% Hispanic or Latino, 5.36% Black or African American, 4.16% Two or More Races, 3% Asian, 0.247% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0898% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 116 students (1.3%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 743 more women than men received degrees from Belmont University (219709). The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Belmont University (219709) is white (1,865 degrees awarded). There were 16.5 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (113 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Belmont University (219709) is Music Management (272 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (175 degrees) and Recording Arts Technology (118 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Belmont University (219709), meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Communication Technologies (144 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (656 degrees), and Legal (129 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Belmont University (219709) are Elementary & middle school teachers (120,934 people), Other managers (119,322 people), Graphic designers (97,354 people), Postsecondary teachers (84,645 people), and Secondary school teachers (73,610 people).

The most specialized majors at Belmont University (219709) in 2022 are Communication Technologies (144 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (656 degrees), Legal (129 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (65 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (15 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Belmont University (219709) are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Dentists, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Belmont University (219709) are Communication Technologies (144 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (656 degrees), Legal (129 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (65 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (15 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Belmont University (219709) are Elementary & secondary schools (278,528 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (194,371 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (119,684 people), Computer Systems Design (107,387 people), and Construction (69,190 people).

The most specialized majors at Belmont University (219709) are Communication Technologies (144 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (656 degrees), Legal (129 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (65 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (15 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Belmont University (219709).
Most Common (2022)
  1. 272 degrees awarded
  2. 175 degrees awarded
  3. 118 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Belmont University (219709) was Music Management with 272 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

768
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
1,511
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 768 degrees were awarded to men at Belmont University (219709), which is 0.508 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,511).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 113 degrees were awarded to men at Belmont University (219709) in Music Management, which is 0.711 times less than the 159 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 181 degrees were awarded to men at Belmont University (219709) in Registered Nursing, which is 10.6 times more than the 17 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

59%
100% Completion Time
71%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 59% of students graduating from Belmont University (219709) completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 71% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 71% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Masters Colleges and Universities Carnegie Classification group.

Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Female
Highest Graduation Rate (88.6%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Belmont University (219709) is Female and Two or More Races (88.6% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1.27% of graduates (15 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,865 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    113 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    112 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Belmont University (219709) is white (1,865 degrees awarded). There were 16.5 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (113 degrees).

1.32% of degree recipients (30 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    1,250 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    615 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    72 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Belmont University (219709) is white female (1,250 degrees awarded). There were 2.03 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (615 degrees).

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Operations

Belmont University (219709) has an endowment valued at nearly $369M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−7.76%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, Belmont University (219709) had a total salary expenditure of 239M. Belmont University (219709) employs 153 Assistant professors, 136 Associate professors and 110 Professors. Most academics at Belmont University (219709) are Female Assistant professor (90), Female Associate professor (77), and Male Professor (73).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Belmont University (219709) are: Management, with 187 employees, Service, with 119 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 102 employees.

Endowment

$369M
2022 Endowment
6.42%
decline from 2021

Belmont University (219709) has an endowment valued at about $369M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Belmont University (219709) declined 6.42% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $323M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$119M
2022 Salaries
17.6%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Belmont University (219709) paid a median of $119M in salaries, which represents 49.7% of their overall expenditure ($239M) and a 17.6% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$53.7M
Instructional Salaries
534
Number of Employees

In 2022, Belmont University (219709) paid a total of $53.7M to 534 employees working as instructors, which represents 45.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
153 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
187 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Belmont University (219709) were Assistant professor with 153 employees, Associate professor with 136 employees, and Professor with 110 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Belmont University (219709) were Management with 187 employees, Service with 119 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 102 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Male Professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Belmont University (219709) was Female Assistant professor with 90 employees, Female Associate professor with 77 employees, and Male Professor with 73 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Belmont University (219709).

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