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Student Outcomes

From Here to Anywhere

At Belmont, we seek to equip our students to pursue lives of meaning and purpose and prepare them to pursue their chosen paths upon completing their degree. The First Destination Rate helps quantify how many graduates went on to secure jobs, begin graduate school or serve in the military within six months of graduation. Explore this page to see how Belmont grads are putting their education to work in the world.



of graduates were employed, pursuing continuing education or enlisted in the military within six months of graduation

(84% were employed, 8% were pursuing continuing education and 1% enlisted in volunteer or military service.)

 This rate far exceeds the current national average of 85.7%.

*The overall response and knowledge rate for this survey was 88% meaning data was reported or solicited from over 88% of graduating students.The first destination rate data is the result of information obtained from a survey given to graduates in every educational level (Bachelors, Masters, and Doctorate) from August 2018, December 2018, and May 2019 commencements, with the exception of College of Law.

Preparing Students for Rewarding Careers

  • Infographic of bear paws depicting the statistic that 13% of students participate in a semester or year of studying abroad

    72% of graduates completed an internship while at Belmont

    From the Class of 2019 First Destination Survey, 44% included “Having an internship with this organization during my time at Belmont” in their response to, "Which of the following helped you find and/or obtain your current job position?" 93% of those students said their internship clarified interest in a particular area.

  • Infographic depicting 34.3% of students that participate in short-term study abroad for coarse credit.

    33% of graduates participate in short-term study abroad for course credit


Where Our Graduates Work 


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Far West 2.95% Plains 1.54%
Great Lakes 4.03% Rockies 1.34%
Mid-Atlantic 5.10% Southeast 82.82%
New England 0.47% Southwest 1.74%

1,089 graduates are employed in Middle TN!


First Destination Rate by College

  • Jack C. Massey College of Business
  • Mike Curb College of Entertainment & Music Business
  • Gordon E. Inman College of Health Sciences & Nursing
  • College of Law
  • College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
  • College of Pharmacy
  • College of Sciences & Mathematics
  • College of Theology & Christian Ministry
  • College of Visual & Performing Arts*
  • O'More College of Architecture, Art, and Design*
  • College of Music and Performing Arts*
  • University College | Adult Degree Programs