Quick Stats

  • Avg. SAT Score
    1129
  • Annual Tuition (in-state excl. fees)
    $26,100
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Program Enrollment
    1,735
  • University Selectivity
    80%
  • University Yield
    30%
  • Average Salary
    $37,311
  • Top Industry
    Media, Entertainment
  • School Status
    Private
  • Accreditation
    AACSB Accredited
  • B-School Founded
    1972
  • Program Length
    Four Year
Contact Information
1900 Belmont Blvd
Nashville, Tennessee 37212, United States
Website
405x225

College of Business Administration

Belmont University offers a wide range of AACSB International-accredited business education programs to its undergraduate, graduate, and executive students. Faculty experts, innovative courses and small class sizes, as well as dynamic internship, service and study abroad opportunities combine to provide an exceptional learning experience that prepares students to go “from here to anywhere.” Undergraduate students choose from 11 majors, while graduate student offerings include residential part- and full-time MBA study formats in addition to a specialized Healthcare MBA and Masters of Accountancy degree.

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About Belmont University

Admissions

Admissions Selectivity
80% Belmont University 59% Average Across All Schools

Most Important Admissions Factors
  1. SAT/ACT scores
  2. Class rank
  3. High school GPA
More Information
Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
5111% 5,111
80% 80
30% 30
80% School Selectivity
30% School Yield
Demographics of Applicants
  • Male Applicants
  • Female Applicants
  • International Applicants
  • U.S. Applicants
Required Tests
  • ACT
  • SAT
  • Are Interviews Required? Not required
Additional Requirements:

Those whose native language is not English must demonstrate proficiency through a minimum TOEFL score. Applicants with coursework from foreign institutions must present official transcripts and have it evaluated by a foreign credential evaluation service.

Total Applications to Program
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
510% 510
75% 75
35% 35
75% Program Selectivity
35% Program Yield
Program Requirements
  • Admissions managed by Business Program
  • Are interviews required? Not required
Required Tests

Transfer Requirements
  • How internal transfers are handled Declare business major
  • Min college GPA for transfers 2.0
  • Other transfer requirements
Freshman Requirements
  • Freshman admissions Yes
  • Percent of admitted applicants who are freshmen 65
  • Min GPA required in pre-business courses? No
  • How freshmen are admitted Indicate interest on university application
Other requirements for freshmen

Careers

Media/Entertainment 35%
Top Industry
  • Other 18%
  • Financial Services 12%
  • Non-profit 3%
Sony ATV Music Publishing 6
Top Employer
  • SESAC, Inc. 5
  • Caterpillar Financial 3
  • Ford Motor Credit 3
More Information
Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
0%
0%
30% 30
59% 59.252482758620694
30% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
0%
0%
15% 15
17% 16.796475409836066
15% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
0%
40% 40
9% 9.484761904761905
40% Accept Offers
55% Graduates seeking full-time employment
45% Graduates not seeking employment
95% Percentage of graduates for whom employment information is available
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
3% 3
Data not provided
Finance/Accounting
14% 14
$48,783.00
25K 75K
General Management
5% 5
$31,135.00
23K 45K
Human Resources
2% 2
Data not provided
Management Information Systems
3% 3
$57,200.00
38K 90K
Marketing/Sales
20% 20
$37,435.00
22K 60K
Operations/Production
3% 3
Data not provided
Logistics/Transportation
0% 0
Data not provided
Other
50% 50
$30,691.00
16K 50K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Accounting
2% 2
$56,750.00
56K 58K
Consumer Products/Retail
12% 12
$39,337.00
23K 75K
Consulting
2% 2
Data not provided
Financial Services
12% 12
$49,008.00
25K 68K
Government/Education
3% 3
$34,000.00
33K 35K
Pharma/Biotech/Health
6% 6
$51,429.00
38K 90K
Manufacturing
0% 0
Data not provided
Media/Entertainment
35% 35
$28,320.00
19K 52K
Non-Profit
3% 3
$34,000.00
28K 39K
Petroleum/Energy
1% 1
Data not provided
Real Estate
2% 2
Data not provided
Sports/Leisure
2% 2
Data not provided
Technology/Science
2% 2
$37,250.00
37K 38K
Transportation
0% 0
Data not provided
Utilities
0% 0
Data not provided
Other
18% 18
$38,778.00
24K 48K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
5% 5
$37,200.00
32K 50K
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
1% 1
Data not provided
U.S. South
85% 85
$36,873.00
18K 90K
U.S. Southwest
2% 2
$32,847.00
28K 39K
U.S. Midwest
5% 5
$37,200.00
16K 53K
U.S. West
2% 2
$52,500.00
30K 75K
U.S. Possessions/Territories
0% 0
Data not provided
Canada
0% 0
Data not provided
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Internship Employers / Interns Hired
  • Warner Music Group 46
  • Big Machine Label Group 30
  • Universal Music Group 25
  • Viacom 13
  • Sony/ATV Music Publishing 12
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks 14
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 38
Career Services
  • Number of companies that recruited students on campus 104
  • Number of companies that posted full-time jobs on school message boards 570
Other activities and career services provided to undergraduate business students:
A dedicated Business Career Development Center provides comprehensive services to undergraduate business students. Additionally, Music Business students are served by a dedicated internship office and a dedicated FT staff member. Services include: coaching/counseling; career assessments; resume reviews; job search; interview preparation; online resources - Career Shift, InterviewStream, GoingGlobal, and Focus; career and internship Fairs; workshops and seminars; and an Alumni Career Network.

Cost

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$38,380
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $26,100
  • Fees $1,280
  • Expenses $11,000
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$38,380
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $26,100
  • Fees $1,280
  • Expenses $11,000
53% Percent of Institutional Grants or Scholarships 3% Percent of Full-tuition Institutional Grants or Scholarships
Basis for Grants or Scholarships
  • Need 58%
  • Merit 42%
More Information
Financial Aid
  • Financial Aid Management No
  • Website http://www.belmont.edu/sfs
Scholarships
$7,812,613
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students last year
$8,150,017
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students this year
Loans
  • Loan Guarantee Policy No
  • Max Loan Guarantee Per Year

Academics

Average Class Size
  • College of Business Administration
  • All Schools
Core Business Classes
30% 28
50% 46
Elective Business Classes
28% 16
50% 29
Required Classes with a Waiting List
0 College of Business Administration 13 Average Across All Schools

* On the First Day of Enrollment
Top Areas of Study
  • Accounting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • General Management
  • Marketing
  • Other
  • Music Business
More Information
Business Program Classes
41% Less than 20 Students 0% More than 50 Students
59% 21 to 50 students
16 Average number of students in non-business required electives
49 Different Elective Courses
New Electives
  • Healthcare Informatics Management
  • Global Market Entry
  • Program length Four Year
  • Last change to curriculum 2010
Degrees Offered
  • BBA/Business Administration
  • BS/Economics
  • BS/International Economics
Faculty
  • All Faculty
  • Tenured
70% 70
61% 61
Prominent Faculty
  • Dr. Jeffery R. Cornwall

    Entrepreneurship

  • Dr. Joe F. Alexander

    Performance Excellence

  • Don Cusic

    Music Business

  • Are work study or co-ops available? Yes
  • Description of work study / co-ops:

    Internship opportunities are available through the College of Business Administration Career Development Center and through the Music Business Internship Office. Internship opportunities are also available through the University Career Services Office. Students may work part-time, full-time, off-campus or on-campus in either paid or volunteer positions.

  • Is study abroad available? Yes
  • Description of study abroad programs:

    The College of Business Administration International Business program works closely with the University International Education office to coordinate studies abroad opportunities for business students

  • Is community service or volunteering available? Yes
  • Description of community service/volunteering:

    The University's non-academic credit convocation program encourages student involvement in community service. Students participate in ten off-campus community service activities that serve a charitable mission or cause. As Part of their general education requirements, each student enrolls in at least two courses with experiential learning designation The College of Business Administration also has an ENACTUS chapter that is actively engaged in volunteer work and community service.

Students

31% Students in Top 10% of High School Class 37% Students with High School GPA over 3.75
1221 75th Percentile Score on SAT 28 75th Percentile Score on ACT
Student Body Breakdown
  • International Students
  • U.S. Students
  • Male Students
  • Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
78% 78
Not Reported
9% 9
Hispanic
5% 5
* Percentages are for U.S. citizens in most recent entering class; only top three responses shown.
More Information
U.S. Regional Breakdown
8%
24%
10%
13%
36%
9%
Student Citizenship
U.S.
99% 99
Other Non-U.S. Citizenship
1% 1
Dual Citizenship
0% 0
Canada
0% 0
18 Average age of full-time students
83% Freshman retention rate
Graduation Rate
  • 4 Years
  • 6 Years
56% 56
68% 68

Alumni

Alumni Donors
Total Living Alumni 7,565
Alumni Donations
$151 Average Gift $125,000 Largest Gift

Milton Johnson, President & CEO, Hospital Corporation of America

Most Prominent Alumni
  • R. Milton Johnson

    President & CEO, Hospital Corporation of America

  • Claire Gulmi

    Executive VP, CFO, Secretary & Director, AmSurg Corp

  • Howard H. Ely, Jr.

    Founder & CEO, Infrastructure Corporationd of America