2024 Comprehensive Report on Rankings, Costs, Graduation Rate and More

$21,821

Net Price

99%

Admitted

24%

Enrolled

46%

Graduation Rate

14/1

Student / Faculty

University Detail

Belmont Abbey College

is a private not-for-profit, four or more years institution with a total student enrollment of 1,517. In 2021, there were 17 psychology and social work graduates.

Psychology Degrees Offered

Bachelor

Psychology Graduates

17

Total Enrollment

1,517

Type

Private Not-for-profit, Four or more years

Institution Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Psychology Programs Offered

For psychology degrees, Belmont Abbey College offers General Psychology at the bachelor level.

In the table below, see the programs offered and the number of graduates in each program.

Psychology Graduates in 2021BS
General Psychology17
Total Graduates17
US Department of Education

Admission, Enrollment, Graduation

In the fall of 2021, 1,841 students applied to the Belmont Abbey College. The university admitted 99% and 24% of those who were admitted also enrolled.

By comparison, the average number of applicants for North Carolina universities is 8,265. On average, all North Carolina institutions admit 68% and 22% of those who were admitted end up enrolling into the institution.

The percentage of Belmont Abbey College students who return after their first year to begin their second year is 65%. Compared to all North Carolina four or more years colleges, the percentage is 72%.

The overall graduation rate for Belmont Abbey College is 46%, compared to 52% for all North Carolina universities.

  • Credits Accepted: Dual enrollment, Credit for life experiences, Advanced placement (AP) credits

Compare BAC to North Carolina Four or more years Colleges
Offering Psychology Degrees

Compare admission, acceptance, retention and graduation rates of Belmont Abbey College to the average of all North Carolina four or more years schools that offer psychology degrees.

Why it Matters

Compare Admission and Enrollment

Low admission rates and high enrollment rates denote not only how selective a school is, but also how in-demand the school is. High graduation rates show the overall success of an institution.

BAC

1,841

Applicants

99%

Percent Admitted

24%

Percent Enrolled

65%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

46%

Graduation Rate

NC Colleges

8,265

Applicants

68%

Percent Admitted

22%

Percent Enrolled

72%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

52%

Graduation Rate

Student & Faculty Information

In the fall of 2021, there were 84 or 60% full-time instructional or research faculty members of all faculty and there were 56 or 40% part-time faculty members employed at Belmont Abbey College. The number of full-time instructional faculty was 84 or 60%.

Part-time teachers are paid less and cost less, so any organization with a disproportionate number of part-time teachers can invest money in more important areas. However, as part-time teachers, participants can work full-time in their profession and bring experience to the classroom.

Why it Matters

Compare Faculty Numbers

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional percentages indicate that institutions focus their investments in areas that matter most to students.

BAC

14 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

60%

Percent Full-Time

40%

Percent Part-Time

60%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

NC Colleges

13 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

62%

Percent Full-Time

38%

Percent Part-Time

60%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

Tuition and Student Expenses

For the 2021-2022 academic year at Belmont Abbey College the average cost of undergraduate tuition is $18,500, and the average cost for books and supplies is $1,000.

For graduate students, the average cost for tuition is $16,680 and the average cost for graduate fees is $0.

In the table below, find the average total expenses to attend Belmont Abbey College in 2021-2022 including tuition, room, board and living expenses for both undergraduate and graduate students.

Note that the average total expenses do not include financial aid, grants, loans or scholarships. You can find the average financial aid and net price data in the sections below.

Expenses for Belmont Abbey College2021-2022
On Campus Room & Board$11,590
On-Campus Living Expenses$2,900
Total Living Expenses$14,490
Tuition for In-State, Undergraduate$18,500
Books and Supplies, Undergraduate$1,000
Total Undergraduate Expenses$33,990
In-State, Graduate Tuition$16,680
In-State, Graduate Fees$0
Total Graduate Expenses$16,680
US Department of Education

Net Price

Average Net Price

The average net price to attend Belmont Abbey College is $21,821. Average net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board, living costs, books, supplies together and then subtracting the average financial (grants, scholarships and loans) for federal financial aid recipients.

In other words, the average net price is the average amount students pay to attend this university for one year.

Average net price is calculated from the most recent data supplied by each institution to the US Department of Education and is found by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. The total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

Compare Belmont Abbey College to all North Carolina universitas that offer psychology degrees for the cost to attend, average financial aid, percent of students receiving aid and the average net price to attend.

For program ranking, we see a lower overall cost of tuition and cost of living expenses minus the average financial aid a student may receive as the ranking factor student may want to consider.

Why it Matters

Compare Average Cost to Attend and Net Price

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional professors indicates to us institutions that focus their investments in areas that matter most: the education of students by the best instructors possible.

BAC

$33,990

Cost to Attend

$10,480

Average Financial Aid

100%

Percent Receiving Aid

$21,821

Net Price

NC Colleges

$38,617

Cost to Attend

$18,018

Average Financial Aid

92%

Percent Receiving Aid

$19,190

Average Net Price

Financial Aid

The number of beginning students who enter postsecondary education for the first time and receive financial aid is 393 or 100%.

The number of undergraduate students who receive a grant or scholarship is 1,386 and the average amount of their grant or scholarship is $10,480.

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid# Receiving AidAverage Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship Aid1,386$10,480
Pell Grants406$4,951
Federal Student Loans780$6,683
US Department of Education

Below, compare the financial aid students receive at the Belmont Abbey College to all schools across the United States that offer psychology degrees.

We see higher percentages of those receiving aid and the percent that aid covers the net price of education as an indicator of the strength of the institution.

Why it Matters

Compare Financial Aid

Financial Aid can make the difference between being able to afford college or being priced out of college. Many students may find college far more affordable than they could imagine, when accounting for the various kinds of financial aid available.

BAC

1,386

Grant or Scholarship Aid

54%

Grants or Scholarships

406

Number of Pell Grants

16%

Pell Grants

780

Federal Student Loans

30%

Federal Student Loans

NC Colleges

3,219

Grant or Scholarship Aid

45%

Grants or Scholarships

1,669

Number of Pell Grants

24%

Pell Grants

2,203

Federal Student Loans

31%

Federal Student Loans

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