Founded in 1876, the 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-sized (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's degrees and master's degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 147-year-old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades. The acceptance rate range is 90-99% 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.
|Name||Belmont Abbey College|
|Motto||Ut in omnibus glorificetur Deus
That in all things God may be glorified
|Colours||Crimson and cream|
|Address||100 Belmont Mt Holly Road
28012-1802 North Carolina
|Location Map and Satellite View|
|+1 (704) 461 6700|
|+1 (704) 825 6220|
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The following Belmont Abbey College's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Belmont Abbey College's academic range and degree level offering.
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This institution admits Men and Women (coed).
Has Belmont Abbey College a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades.
Belmont Abbey College's acceptance rate range is 90-99% making this institution a least selective higher education institution.
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 TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) is considered but not required Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) is considered but not required Source: IPDES
International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.
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Belmont Abbey College has an enrollment range of 1,000-1,999 students making it a very small-sized institution.
This institution has a range of 100-199 academic employees (Faculty).
Belmont Abbey College is a private higher education institution.
Belmont Abbey College is a non-profit higher education institution.
This institution's main campus is located in a Suburban setting.
This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.
Belmont Abbey College has a Christian-Catholic affiliation (Order of Saint Benedict - www.osb.org).
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|Basic Classification||Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields|
|Size & Setting||Four-year, small, highly residential institution|
|Enrollment Profile||Exclusively undergraduate four-year|
|Undergraduate Profile||Four-year, full-time, inclusive, lower transfer-in institution|
|Undergraduate Instructional Program||Professions plus arts & sciences, no graduate coexistence|
|Graduate Instructional Program||Not classified (Exclusively Undergraduate)|
uniRank provides below an overview of Belmont Abbey College's main facilities:
This institution has a physical Library.Belmont Abbey College's library does not have any external branch. The library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium, etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2021 the library reported 131,426 physical volumes, 546 digital/electronic media and 128 licensed digital/electronic databases. The library is managed by a total number of 12 full-time employees, including 6 librarians. Belmont Abbey College's library has a total library expenditure greater than $100,000 per year. Source: IPDES.
This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.In particular, the Belmont Abbey College provides on-campus housing and the total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 912 students in the 2021 academic year. Source: IPDES.
This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.
uniRank provides below an overview of Belmont Abbey College's main services:
This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.
This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.
This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.In particular, this institution offers some programs fully via distance education at the undergraduate level and at the graduate level. Source: IPDES.
This institution offers students academic guidance and support to assist them in their academic pursuits.
This institution offers career counseling, career assessments, job and internship postings, career events, alumni networking or other career-related services to assist students transition successfully from academic life to professional life.
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Belmont Abbey College is legally recognized and/or accredited by: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges
Year of first Recognition or Accreditation
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