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ABA Required Disclosures

College of Law

ABA Standard 509 Information Report 2022

Bar Passage Outcomes

ABA Employment Summary Report - Class of 2022

ABA Employment Summary Report - Class of 2021

ABA Employment Summary Report - Class of 2020

 

The Basics

Type of School: Private
Term: Semester
Application Deadline: May 1, 2024
Application Fee: $50
Can first-year law students start in the spring or summer? No
Does Belmont offer housing for law students? No
 

Bar Passage Rates (July 2021)

First Time Takers 89 Reporting 97.8%
Jurisdiction Takers Passers Pass% State% Diff%
Tennessee 80 71 89 71 18
Arizona 1 1 100
California 1 1 100
Colorado 1 1 100
District of Columbia 1 1 100
Georgia 1 1 100
Iowa 1 1 100
Kentucky 1 1 100
New York 1 1 100
Texas 1 1 100
 
 

Tuition & Fees (Academic Year 2023-2024)

Tuition for Resident & Non-Resident Students: $52,370*
Consolidated Graduate Student Fee  $1,250*
Course Fee  $380*

*Figure is subject to change.

  

Cost of Attendance (Academic Year 2023-2024)

Books & Supplies: $2,500
Loan Origination Fee: $1,100 (only for federal loan borrowers)
Personal Expenses: $3,500
Rent/Housing: $19,590
Transportation: $2,630
Tuition & Fees: $53,620
Total Budget: $82,940*

*This amount is used for Federal loan purposes. 

 

Financial Aid 

Information regarding financial aid.

For more information regarding Veteran Benefits, please contact Belmont's VA Education Counselor. 

 

Tuition & Fee Refund Schedule

Within first week of classes: 100% refund of tuition
Within second week of classes: 80% refund of tuition
Within third week of classes: 60% refund of tuition
Within fourth week of classes: 40% refund of tuition
Within fifth week of classes: 20% refund of tuition
After fifth week: no refund
 

Admission to the Bar

In addition to a bar examination, there are character, fitness, and other qualifications for admission to the bar in every U.S. jurisdiction. Applicants are encouraged to determine the requirements for any jurisdiction in which they intend to seek admission by contacting the jurisdiction. Addresses for all relevant agencies are available through the National Conference of Bar Examiners.

 

Fall Semester 2023 

August 9-11 – Orientation for First-Year Students

August 9 – COL Drop/Add Period Begins at 7:30a

August 14 – Orientation for Second-Year Students 

August 15 – Orientation for Third-Year Students 

August 16 – First Day of Classes 

August 23 – COL Drop/Add Period Ends at 11:00p

September 4 – Labor Day – No Classes 

November 20 – Last Day of Classes 

November 21 – Reading Day – No Classes 

November 22 – 24 – Thanksgiving Break – No Finals 

November 27 – December 8 – Final Exam Period 

December 9 – Christmas Break Begins 

December 15 – Graduation (TBD)

Spring Semester 2024 

January 2 – COL Drop/Add Period Begins at 8:00a

January 8 – First Day of Classes 

January 15 – MLK Holiday – No Classes 

January 15 – COL Drop/Add Period Ends at 11:00p

March 4-8– Spring Break – No Classes 

March 29-March 31 – Easter Break – No Classes 

April 17 – Last Day of Classes 

April 18 – Reading Day – No Classes 

April 19 – May 2 – Final Exam Period 

May 3 – Summer Break Begins 

May 3 – Graduation (TBD) 

**Note that the COL Calendar is different than the Belmont University calendar. This calendar shall supersede the Belmont University academic calendar for College of Law students.