Welcoming Belmont Abbey College: Learn. Seek. Thrive.

By SAGE Scholars — February 7, 2024

Welcoming Belmont Abbey College: Learn. Seek. Thrive.


Belmont Abbey College, located in Belmont, North Carolina, is renowned for its commitment to academic excellence, fostering a tight-knit community, and providing a transformative education deeply rooted in the Catholic intellectual tradition. As one of the only Catholic colleges spanning from Virginia to Florida, Belmont Abbey College offers an array of undergraduate and graduate programs across various disciplines — equipping students with the knowledge, critical thinking skills, and values necessary to thrive in today's rapidly evolving world. With an award-winning commitment to undergraduate teaching, we’re proud to welcome Belmont Abbey College — their accolades, mission-driven culture, and outstanding degree offerings — to our growing SAGE Scholars Consortium.


Belmont Abbey College has recently celebrated a series of noteworthy accomplishments. The college has received national recognition from U.S. News & World Report for its excellence in undergraduate teaching and its return on investment. Students can pursue educational paths within popular majors such as Business Management, Sports Management, Psychology, Biology, and Elementary Education. Belmont Abbey College continues to grow its campus infrastructure as program offerings expand. The college recently announced an award of nine million dollars for the construction of a brand-new Center for the Performing Arts. Faculty have also made significant strides in fostering a vibrant and inclusive campus community, promoting diversity, and engaging nearly 1500 undergraduate students in meaningful dialogue and experiences. These achievements highlight Belmont Abbey’s dedication to providing a transformative education deeply rooted in the mission of the Catholic intellectual tradition. Belmont Abbey College holds accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate and master’s degrees.


At Belmont Abbey College, students immerse themselves in a comprehensive collegiate experience extending beyond the classroom. With active Greek Life chapters, 30 NCAA Division II sports teams, and 30 active clubs and organizations, Belmont Abbey offers various extracurricular activities that enrich the student experience. With programs and curricula encouraging active student engagement and leadership development, students partake in numerous opportunities for involvement and growth. State-of-the-art facilities, including modern residence halls, recreational centers, and dedicated spaces for academic pursuits, further enhance the student experience. Amid a supportive and inclusive environment, campus life at Belmont Abbey College fosters personal and intellectual growth, creating lasting memories and lifelong friendships.


Belmont Abbey College serves as a model of holistic excellence and possibility 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. In doing so, the campus provides community members with an education that enables them to lead lives of integrity, succeed professionally, become responsible citizens, and be a blessing to themselves and others.


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


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