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Apply as an International Student

Belmont welcomes applicants of all nationalities. An international student is one who does not hold U.S. citizenship or permanent residency.

Students Seeking a Bachelor’s Degree

Admissions Deadlines

  • Fall – June 1
  • Spring – October 1
  • Summer – March 1


Application Checklist for New First Time Freshmen

A freshman applicant has never attempted any university classes in any country since graduating from high school/secondary school.


Where do I start?

Complete the entire Degree Seeking Application thoroughly and submit the non-refundable application fee of $50. You can apply using the following methods: 

Belmont Online Application The Common Application ©

Click here to download the Belmont University Paper Application

You can log in to your BU4U account to track the progress of your admissions application and to see what items are missing.

If you do not have a BU4U account, create it here.


Then you'll need to...

  • Submit Official High School Transcripts
  • Submit SAT/ACT Scores
  • Submit a Counselor Recommendation
  • Demonstrate English Proficiency


Application Checklist for Transfer Applicants

A transfer applicant has attempted university classes in any country since graduating from high school/ secondary school.


Where do I start?

Complete the entire Degree Seeking Application thoroughly and submit the non-refundable application fee of $50. You can apply using the following methods: 

Belmont Online Application The Common Application ©

Click here to download the Belmont University Paper Application

You can log in to your BU4U account to track the progress of your admissions application and to see what items are missing.

If you do not have a BU4U account, create it here.


Then you'll need to...

  • Submit Official Evaluations of International Transcripts 
  • Demonstrate English Proficiency

IF YOU HAVE EARNED LESS THAN 24 COLLEGE CREDIT HOURS OR ARE A NURSING MAJOR, YOU MUST ALSO:

  • Submit SAT/ACT Scores


Other Important Information for Freshmen & Transfer Applicants

  • Scholarships
  • Financial Ability
  • Student Visas, I-20’s & Immigration Paperwork
  • Connecting with Belmont


Students Seeking an International Exchange Program

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Students Seeking a Master’s or Doctoral Program

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