Belmont Abbey College (BAC)

100 Belmont-Mt Holly Road, Belmont, NC

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BAC, a nonprofit private institution, offers an assortment of degree programs, allowing students to choose which major is right for them. Located in Belmont, North Carolina, it offers a suburban setting for students to study in. The school's Roman Catholic affiliation is one of its defining characteristics and plays an important role within the school's mission. Approximately 1,700 students are enrolled annually at Belmont Abbey College.

Here is a list of some of the popular programs BAC offers:

  • Business Administration
  • Education
  • Elementary Education
  • Accounting
  • Sports Management

To be considered for admissions, students may be asked to complete an application, provide letters of recommendations, and submit high school records and test scores, which are then evaluated by the admissions staff. The most common scores among applicants admitted to Belmont Abbey College are within the range of 19 to 26 for the ACT exam, or 880 to 1120 on the SAT. BAC has an admissions rate of 64 percent of which only 22 percent chose to enroll.

The cost of tuition is around $29,000, but may change per year. Students are encouraged to use the school's price of attendance calculator to better estimate their cost of attendance. Housing may be available for students who wish to live on-campus for around a cost of $6,700 annually. Belmont Abbey College may provide financial aid for students that are eligible as scholarships, grants, and loans.

The BAC "Crusaders" compete in a number of intercollegiate sports through participation in the NCAA. Athletic programs that are available include:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division II)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division II)
  • Golf (NCAA Division II)
  • Lacrosse (NCAA Division II)

Students who wish to see more about Belmont Abbey College can take a look at their website at

Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may provide a better idea of the candidates BAC accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP or college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

The total student enrollment at Belmont Abbey College is about 1,500, where graduate students make up roughly 21% of the student body.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Tuition is estimated to be around $20,000 per year for in-state and nonresident students
  • The estimated tuition for part time students is around $620 to $740 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid99%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships99%$7,618
Receiving Student Loans69%$6,216
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, Belmont Abbey College may offer student services including:

  • Night and weekend classes available
  • Career path counseling
  • Work study style employment
  • Assisting students to find work

Graduation Rates

BAC has an overall graduation rate which is approximately 38%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years33%
Graduating in 5 Years5%
Graduating in 6 Years0.5%

Intercollegiate Athletics

BAC is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division II (without football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Conference Carolinas)
  • Basketball (Conference Carolinas)
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field, Outdoor
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Belmont Abbey College by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies


English Language and Literature


Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics


Recreation and Fitness Studies

Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

Theology and Religious Vocations

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Data Disclaimer

Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Belmont Abbey College for official up-to-date information.

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