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Belmont Global Honors


We're delighted that you're interested in joining Belmont Global Honors! While there is no exact formula that guarantees an invitation to join Belmont Global Honors, the Admissions Committee invites all freshmen applicants with a GPA of 3.5 or higher to apply to Belmont Global Honors.

Admission to Belmont Global Honors is reviewed holistically, considering factors such as high school GPA, curriculum taken within the context of what is offered at the student's high school, essay, resume of activities, and the brief statement outline below that you are asked to submit when you apply to Belmont Global Honors. If a student chooses to apply to Belmont with test scores, those will be considered by Belmont Global Honors as well. Learn more about Belmont's test optional policies.

Belmont Global Honors is designed to be a four year experience beginning in the first semester of a student’s freshman year at Belmont.  Transfer students who are interested in Belmont Global Honors should contact our office for more information on admissions pathways.

How to Apply

  1. Apply to Belmont Global Honors by first applying to Belmont through the Belmont Application or Common Application.
  2. Select the option indicating you would like to apply to Belmont Global Honors. You will then be asked to submit one of the following as part of your application:

    • Submit a brief statement of no more than 500 words illustrating something you’ve already done or made that demonstrates your engagement in the Honors values. OR
    • Explain in no more than 500 words how the Honors values are important to your future.
  3. Watch for communication regarding your application.  Decisions will be communicated on a rolling basis with all decisions communicated by early February.

  4. Reserve your seat in Belmont Global Honors using the QR Code on your acceptance letter.  You do not have to pay an enrollment deposit to reserve your seat.


December 1 is the deadline to be considered for Belmont Global Honors as well as Belmont’s most competitive merit scholarship programs. Submit your COMPLETED application to Belmont University by the December 1 priority deadline to be considered for Belmont Global Honors. Please contact your admissions counselor for questions regarding merit scholarships.

May 1 is the deadline to accept your seat in Belmont Global Honors.

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Campus Visit

The absolute best way to get a feel for our beautiful campus is to come see us in person. More information about scheduling a campus visit can be found here. 

When you register for the campus visit, you will select and choose an academic information session based on your intended major. If you would also like to learn more about Belmont Global Honors during your campus visit, you will be able to schedule a Belmont Global Honors information session on a Monday or Friday campus visit. If you'd like to schedule a zoom or in-person meeting, contact Belmont Global Honors staff here!

Preview Day

Preview Day is an all-day, high energy event for prospective undergraduate freshmen that you can think of as an "open house" for the university. It covers everything from academics to student life, including a specific Belmont Global Honors session. Preview Days are also your chance to visit Belmont on a weekend. Learn more here and register for an upcoming Preview Day!


Belmont’s Honors Program is a highly selective program.  Successful applicants demonstrate exceptional academic performance as well as participation in co-curricular and community activities. The application pool for the current cycle contains approximately 700 applicants with an average ACT of 31 (or SAT Critical Reading and Math composite of 1420) and GPA of 3.9 as well as a wide range of academic and personal accomplishments. From this pool, we will be selecting an entering class of 72. Belmont’s Honor’s Program is a member of the National Collegiate Honors Council and follows NCHC’s best practice guidelines.

Contact Us

Leigh Hitchcock

Assistant Director
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