Belmont Abbey College

country rank  1173
world rank  3472

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University Overview

Founded in 1876, Belmont Abbey College is a non-profit private multidisciplinary higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium town of Belmont (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), North Carolina. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Belmont Abbey College (BAC) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Belmont Abbey College (BAC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 146 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. BAC also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Acronym BAC
Founded 1876
Motto Ut in omnibus glorificetur Deus
That in all things God may be glorified
Colours Crimson and cream

University Location

Address 100 Belmont Mt Holly Road
28012-1802 North Carolina
United States
Tel +1 (704) 461 6700
Fax +1 (704) 825 6220

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
Not reported
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is considered but not required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are considered but not required
Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office 100 Belmont Mt Holly Road
Belmont 28012-1802
(704) 825 6665
888 222 0110

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic Order of Saint Benedict -

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields
2000 Classification Baccalaureate Colleges--General
Size & Setting Four-year, small, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile Exclusively undergraduate four-year
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, selective, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, no graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Not Classified (Exclusively Graduate Programs)

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Belmont Abbey College's Library
Belmont Abbey College's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 123,698 physical volumes, 741 physical media, 432 digital/electronic medium and 114 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
Belmont Abbey College provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 875 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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