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Belmont University
Nashville, TN
TUITION AND EXPENSES
Cost of Attendance $48,870
Tuition and Fees $31,390
Room and Board $11,330
 
Books and Supplies $1,400
Other Expenses $4,750
Payment Plans Credit card, installment plan, external finance company
APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID
Financial Aid Office
E-mail  
Web Site Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL Net Price Calculator URL
 
Application Process
Application Deadline  
Award Notification On a rolling basis beginning March 15
Method for Awarding Institutional Aid Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003479
Free
PROFILE OF 2016-17 FINANCIAL AID
Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants 1,274 (81.3%) of freshmen
Found to Have Need 866 (68.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid 866 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met 112 (12.9%) of aid recipients
Avg. Pct. of Need Met 52%
Average Award $19,939
  Need-Based Gift Received by 822 (94.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $16,826
  Need-Based
  Self-Help
Received by 698 (80.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,709
  Merit-Based Gift Received by 112 (12.9%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift 499 (31.8%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $7,515
 
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants 3,990 (91.6%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Need 3,037 (76.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid 3,037 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met 318 (10.5%) of aid recipients
Avg. Pct. of Need Met 50%
Average Award $18,276
  Need-Based Gift Received by 2,677 (88.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $14,857
  Need-Based
  Self-Help
Received by 2,553 (84.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,296
  Merit-Based Gift Received by 304 (10.0%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift 1,446 (33.2%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $7,561
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Borrowing
2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans 53%
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates $31,020
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans
  Parents of Students Receiving Aid Not reported
  Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid Not reported
FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS
Loans
Federal Loans Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans  
Other Loans  
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based Available Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need-Based Available Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Music/Drama scholarships, Athletic scholarships, State scholarships, Leadership scholarships, Religious affiliation scholarships
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/ Achievement Award Areas Health Fields, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences, Biological Sciences, Business
  Number of Awards Not reported
  Top Areas (By
  Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/ Performance
Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Creative Writing, Dance, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
  Number of Awards Not reported
  Top Areas (By
  Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/ Activities Award Areas Cheerleading/Drum Major, Community Service, Leadership, Religious Involvement
  Number of Awards Not reported
  Top Areas (By
  Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics
Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities, Siblings of Current Students, Veterans, Veterans' Children
  Number of Awards Not reported
  Top Areas (By
  Money Awarded)
 
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Employment
Work-Study Programs Federal work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
Not reported