Belmont University - College of Law

Rank 105 (USNWR 2023)
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  • Belmont University - College of Law
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Belmont University - College of Law is a law school located in Nashville, Tennessee. The school was ranked 105 in 2023 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for Belmont University - College of Law is approximately 124.

Admissions website: https://www.belmont.edu/admissions/index.html

Admissions email: law@belmont.edu

Admissions phone: 615.460.8400

Can I get into Belmont University - College of Law with aGPA andLSAT?

Belmont University - College of Law Key Statistics

Previous year ABA 509 data
Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 156 160 162
GPA 3.47 3.7 3.88
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 1187 43
# Admissions offers 470 -
Class size 124 21
% Accepted 39.6% 55
% Yield 26.4% 35

During the 2023 application cycle, 1,187 people applied and 470 were offered admission.

Belmont University has a 1L class size of 124, and yield of 26.38%. 124 out of 470 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 26.38% of the people who were offered admission ended up attending the school.

The 1L class at Belmont University has a median LSAT of 160. The 25th percentile LSAT is 156 and the 75th percentile LSAT is 162.

The median GPA is 3.7. The 25th percentile GPA is 3.47 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.88.

Belmont University - College of Law LSAT & GPA graph for 2022-2023

LSD has stats for 111 applicants for the 2022-2023 application cycle.

The graphs show applicant results plotted against GPA and LSAT. The dotted lines on the graphs represent the 25/50/75th percentiles reported by the school in their ABA 509 report from the previous year.

Each data point represents an LSD user that shared their application results for the benefit of future applicants.

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25th, 50th, 75th refer to percentiles from last year's admitted class

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Cost of attending Belmont University - College of Law

In 2023, tuition was $52,440 and the annual cost of attending was $76,650 (tuition plus living expenses).

Cost of Attendance (CoA) is the estimated total amount you will have to spend every year to go to school. Unlike tuition, CoA includes expenses like rent, food, and insurance.

Belmont University - College of Law employment outcomes

JD graduates from Belmont University make $70,000 (median) upon graduation if they work in the private sector. If they go into the public sector, a grad can expect to make $67,862.

65.9% of law graduates from Belmont University go directly to work for law firms, while 4.7% clerk for a judge. 0.0% of graduates go into public interest.

88.5% of Belmont University graduates pass the bar on their first try.

Some interesting facts about Belmont University - College of Law

Belmont University College of Law’s mission is to prepare lawyers who can think critically and communicate clearly while serving the legal profession, their communities and the world.

The mission of Belmont University College of Law is to provide students with an excellent understanding of the law, so that they can become professional counselors, advocates, and judges; researchers, teachers, and philosophers of the law; entrepreneurs; and engaged citizens. Belmont University is a student-centered Christian community that offers an academically challenging education that empowers men and women of diverse backgrounds to engage and transform the world with disciplined intelligence, compassion, courage, and faith.

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when i asked ab scholly they basically told me you dont need a scholarship bc you'll be making a lot of money after school lmao
and now they just sent an email saying "didn't get a scholarhsip? just take out loans!" like ok thanks lol
they also told me i dont need a scholarship bc they have a high bar passage rate.... i was so confused lmaooo
lmaoooo so crazy I wonder if they have always been like this or if they are trying something new this year
@HesitantSlowWhale: did they give you any $
@AspiringTenuousIbis: zero dollars
any news if today is an A day from Belmont? Got an update on status checker says email w decision sent
nothing received yet
yeah I emailed them saying I had received full rides to two higher ranked institutions and they said they'd reconsider in spring after most people accept/withdraw to an institution
@GreatSelectiveDolphin: that's wild lmaoooooo
@AspiringTenuousIbis: Yep, and im a veteran so i have good softs as well. Very confusing
@HesitantSlowWhale: I like Belmont a lot too, I think they're a good school but if they're gonna hold out on me then I have 0 qualms about going somewhere else and spending much less money to get an arguably more prestigious degree.
@GreatSelectiveDolphin: agreed. beautiful campus, students are cool, but i'll choose $150k less debt at a higher ranked school any day
also crazy that they wouldn't let you negotiate until after seat deposit bc they make you withdraw everywhere else when you pay their seat deposit so you'd literally be stuck
If that's the case thank God I haven't enrolled anywhere yet.
yeah its the fine print of their commitment agreement. a little predatory imo
hmmmm, most curious....
Well they agreed to bump me to full tuition, have not committed anywhere yet but I am likely to make a decision this next week.
got waitlisted smh
Thought maybe things would change this year for Belmont, but as an early applicant (accepted yesterday) I will confirm here that they haven't lol
50% scholarship conditional on top 75% of class. Just not a competitive offer, have a hard time believing this school will be able to compete given how bad these offers are/ how pushy they are towards getting you to deposit (already bombarded with emails since yesterday, maybe 5 emails total already)
@wealthofnations: wow. Am going to be applying soon and was super interested in them, but reading this thread has me super concerned they'll toss me a shitty offer lmao
You might stand a better chance for the full ride with your higher LSAT, and I know my stats aren't elite, but given their rank and age of the program you'd think they would be a bit more generous. Seems like a weird strategy for them to be hunting stats/ only giving max money to high GPA&LSAT applicants knowing that most of those people won't end up there.
I actually went ahead and just immediately withdrew because I knew I would never take that offer. Not even worth negotiating given how much unconditional money there is out there elsewhere. Figured I'd free them up to at least offer the money to someone else.
if I have a 163 and 3.81 double major what are y'all thinking? I applied a few days ago thinking it was my top choice but after reading this I am not so sure
@happygirl292: I think you'll be fine and get a good offer since you are above both medians. Based on the data on here they don't seem to show as much love to high LSAT but not-so-good GPA splitters so all I can do is wait and see.
@happygirl292: others seem to be having better results - I guess they are just trying to boost both stats so they didn't like my low GPA. I do think the conditional scholarship is very dicey though. Top 75% of class is pretty aggressive.
Location aside, you'd find $$$+ unconditional money at schools ranked 50-100 with your stats.
yeah I got a full ride conditional on top 75%
considering because of the location and program
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