Resources › For Students and Parents Belmont Abbey College Admissions SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, Tuition, & More Share Flipboard Email Print Belmont Abbey College. Tiffany Clark / Wikimedia Commons For Students and Parents College Admissions College Profiles College Admissions Process College Rankings Choosing A College Application Tips Essay Samples & Tips Testing Graphs College Financial Aid Extracurricular Activities Advanced Placement Homework Help Private School Test Prep College Life Graduate School Business School Law School Distance Learning View More By Allen Grove College Admissions Expert Ph.D., English, University of Pennsylvania M.A., English, University of Pennsylvania B.S., Materials Science & Engineering and Literature, MIT Dr. Allen Grove is an Alfred University English professor and a college admissions expert with 20 years of experience helping students transition to college. our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Allen Grove Updated March 06, 2018 Belmont Abbey Admissions Overview: Belmont Abbey isn't a highly selective school; about seven out of every ten students who apply are admitted. As part of the application process, applicants must submit scores from either the SAT or ACT. The majority of applicants submit SAT scores, but both tests are accepted equally. To apply, students must fill out an online application, then submit the test scores and a high school transcript. There is no application fee for online applications. Admissions Data (2016): Belmont Abbey College Acceptance Rate: 97%Test Scores -- 25th / 75th PercentileSAT Critical Reading: 440 / 530SAT Math: 440 / 560SAT Writing: - / -What these SAT numbers meanACT Composite: 18 / 24ACT English: 16 / 23ACT Math: 18 / 24What these ACT numbers mean Belmont Abbey College Description: Located just minutes from Charlotte, Belmont Abbey College is a private, four-year Roman Catholic college in Belmont, North Carolina. With about 1,700 students and a student/faculty ratio of 17 to 1, Belmont Abbey is on the smaller side. In 2006, U.S. News & World Report ranked Belmont Abbey first in North Carolina and second in the Southeast for class size. There is no lack of things to do on campus, as the college is home to a host of student clubs and organizations, sororities, fraternities, and intramural sports. Belmont Abbey is a member of the NCAA Division II Conference Carolinas, and their baseball team, the Crusaders, have been ranked third in the nation. For those entering college over the age of 23, Belmont Abbey offers a specially designed Adult Degree Program that only requires two nights a week for classes. Enrollment (2016): Total Enrollment: 1,523 (all undergraduates)Gender Breakdown: 47% Male / 53% Female92% Full-time Costs (2016 - 17): Tuition and Fees: $18,500Books: $1,200Room and Board: $10,354Other Expenses: $2,900Total Cost: $32,954 Belmont Abbey College Financial Aid (2015 - 16): Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of AidGrants: 100%Loans: 66%Average Amount of AidGrants: $8,514Loans: $6,308 Academic Programs: Most Popular Majors: Accounting, Business Administration, Educational Studies, Elementary Education, Liberal Studies, Psychology, Sport Management Graduation and Retention Rates: First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 61%4-Year Graduation Rate: 34%6-Year Graduation Rate: 44% Intercollegiate Athletic Programs: Men's Sports: Lacrosse, Volleyball, Wrestling, Baseball, Golf, Basketball, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, Cross CountryWomen's Sports: Soccer, Tennis, Softball, Volleyball, Golf, Basketball, Cross Country, Track and Field Data Source: National Center for Educational Statistics If You Like Belmont Abbey College, You May Also Like These Schools: Other schools in the Conference Carolinas include Southern Wesleyan University, Barton College, King University, and the University of Mount Olive. These schools are similar to Belmont Abbey in size, location, and academic profile. Students looking for a small Catholic college, like Belmont Abbey, should also check out Marymount University, Mercyhurst University, Cabrini University, and Alvernia University. Belmont Abbey College Mission Statement: mission statement from http://belmontabbeycollege.edu/about/mission-vision-2/ "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 an education that will enable them to lead lives of integrity, to succeed professionally, to become responsible citizens, and to be a blessing to themselves and to others."