Belmont Abbey College

Belmont Abbey College

100 Belmont-Mt Holly Road - Belmont, NC 28012
  • Region: Southeast
  • Campus Setting: Suburban
  • Size: 1,000 - 4,999 (Small)
  • Undergraduate Enrollment: 1,475
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 12:1
  • Highest Degree Offered: Master's degree

From Belmont Abbey College

At Belmont Abbey College (Belmont, NC), you'll find a close-knit community and programs both inside the classroom and beyond that foster virtue and excellence, making it one of the top Catholic colleges in the U.S. 

With more than 30 majors and 45 minors, students find their passions and unique career paths rooted in Belmont Abbey's liberal arts curriculum and commitment to faith. Among many factors that sets Belmont Abbey apart from other Christian colleges, Belmont Abbey's undergraduate teaching program is ranked #1 in the region by U.S. News & World Report. That said, students can pursue educational paths within popular majors such as Business Management, Sports Management, Psychology, Biology, and Elementary Education.

Belmont Abbey College serves as a model of holistic excellence in education. Its mission-driven focus empowers students to achieve their full potential academically, spiritually, and socially. With a commitment to educating the whole student, outstanding degree programs in both the Arts & Humanities and STEM, and unmatched faculty engagement, Belmont Abbey College continues to develop a rewarding and rigorous educational experience

Admissions & Enrollment

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Highschool Rank
Highschool Record
College Preparatory Program
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Freshmen Class Total Men Women Another *
Number of applicants 2,757 44 % 55 % 1 %
Number admitted 2,679 44 % 55 % 1 %
Number enrolled 394 57 % 42 % 1 %

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Majors & Degrees

Degree is in the top 10 based on undergradate enrollment.    Degree is in the top 5 based on enrollment at the postgraduate level.
Major Bachelors Masters
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General
Finance, General
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Education, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General
Health Professions and Related Programs
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
History, General
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Data Analytics, General
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, Fitness, and Kinesiology
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Facilities Management, General
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Psychology, General
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Human Services, General
Social Sciences
American Government and Politics (United States)
Economics, General
Theology and Religious Vocations
Theology/Theological Studies


NCAA Division II without football
Sport Men Women
Field Hockey
Other Sports
Track and Field, Indoor
Track and Field, Outdoor
Track and Field, X-Country

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Mission Statement

Belmont Abbey College is a small, private, liberal arts, Catholic college founded on Benedictine values based in Belmont, North Carolina. The Abbey experience works toward the development of the whole person-in mind, body, and spirit. Belmont Abbey welcomes everyone from any background and tradition who is committed to fostering growth and joining in the mission of the college.