The acceptance rate at Belmont is 83%. It ranks #34 in Tennessee for lowest rate of acceptance. Belmont University is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 7,429 out of 8,926 applicants were admitted.
The school has difficult admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 34 percent (SAT 1120/1300 ACT 23/30). Belmont University typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.83. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top quarter of their high school class. 21% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Belmont University is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to confirm the most up to date testing requirements.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||580|
|SAT Math 25th||540|
|SAT Composite 25th||1120|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||660|
|SAT Math 75th||640|
|SAT Composite 75th||1300|
|Average SAT Score||1210
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Belmont University?
Belmont University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 37 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1120 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1030. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1210 out of 1600. Belmont ranks #6 in Tennessee and #234 in the nation for highest average SAT composite score. 40 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.
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|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||24|
|ACT Math 25th||21|
|ACT Composite 25th||23|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||33|
|ACT Math 75th||27|
|ACT Composite 75th||30|
|Average ACT Score||26
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Belmont?
Admission data indicates that Belmont regularly accepts students with ACT's of 23 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 32 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 20 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 26 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 30 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #5 in Tennessee for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 78 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Belmont University.
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What GPA do you need to get into Belmont University?
Applicants require exceptionally good grades to get into Belmont. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Belmont University was 3.83 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #4 in Tennessee for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.83 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Belmont accepts 83% of all applicants.
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|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.75 to 3.99||20.86%||Avg|
|3.50 to 3.74||17.44%||Avg -|
|3.25 to 3.49||8.81%||Reach|
|3.00 to 3.24||6.85%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.99||4.19%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.49||0.25%||Low|
|1.00 to 1.99||0%||Low|
|less than 1.00||0%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021
61% of Belmont University freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||29%|
|Top 25% of class||61%|
|Top 50% of class||88%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||21%||24%||21%|
The cost for prospective students to apply to Belmont University is $50.
What are the requirements for admission to Belmont University and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Required|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=219709 IPEDS survey data for Belmont University.
40% of students submit their SAT scores to Belmont. 78% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
83% of those who apply are granted admission to Belmont. Admission competition is and the college has difficult admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1120 and 1300. 40% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 23 and 30. 78% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.