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Belmont Demographics & Diversity

Nashville, Tennessee

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Belmont are mostly White with a small Hispanic population. The school has low racial diversity. 20% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Belmont University students
Race Percent of Students
White 80%
Black 5%
Hispanic 5%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 1%
Race Unknown 4%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 88% more female students than male students enrolled at Belmont University with a gender ratio of 65% women to 35% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Belmont has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Belmont University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 35%
Women 65%
Enrollment by gender for Belmont University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 2,870
Women 5,390

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Belmont serves a high number of out-of-state students with 74% of the student body residing outside of Tennessee or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Belmont University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 27%
Out of State 72%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 1%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$70,368 per year

17% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 6.6%
Part time Undergrads 5.3%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=219709 IPEDS survey data for Belmont University.