Study at Belmont Abbey CollegeBelmont Abbey is located in Belmont, NC (a medium-sized suburb). The school is a Roman Catholic school. Belmont Abbey is a private, not-for-profit institution. The highest degree level offered by the school is the Bachelor's degree.
Belmont Abbey is known for its programs in business and management and education and teaching.
Belmont Abbey Selectivity
The school does not offer open admission. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 450. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 460 and 550. Many applicants are from out of state, an indication of the quality or special character of the school.
Belmont Abbey has a tenure system for senior faculty.
The school had 1, 337 enrolled students in 2007. A large number of students at Belmont Abbey are 40 years old or older.
The school offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. Belmont Abbey offers students meal plans. The school values student athletics, and belongs to the Carolinas-Virginia Athletic Conference. Belmont Abbey offers athletic financial aid to more of its students than do most colleges.
The school reports its educational mission is:
"Our mission is to educate students in the liberal arts and sciences so that in all things God may be glorified. In this endeavor, we are guided by the Catholic intellectual tradition and the Benedictine spirit of prayer and learning. Exemplifying Benedictine hospitality, we welcome a diverse body of students and provide them with the kind of education that will enable them to experience lives of integrity, to succeed professionally, to become responsible citizens, and to be a blessing to themselves and to others. "
Belmont Abbey Programs and Degrees
Contact: Belmont Abbey
Belmont Abbey College
100 Belmont-Mt Holly Road
Belmont, NC 28012-1802
General Phone: (704) 825-6700