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Belmont University Named a ‘College of Distinction’

Belmont University was again selected for the Colleges of Distinction, a Web site and college guide profiling more than 240 of America’s best bets in higher education. Belmont has been included on the list since 2007. Based on the opinions of guidance counselors, educators and admissions professionals, Colleges of Distinction honors colleges that excel in four areas of undergraduate education: student engagement in the educational process, great teaching, vibrant learning communities and successful outcomes.
Belmont will be profiled on the Colleges of Distinction Web site and in the official Colleges of Distinction guidebook. The selected Colleges of Distinction schools are found all across the United States. The schools’ average faculty-student ratio is 13:1, and most have an average class size of 20. The schools vary in size from universities of 7,000 students to small liberal arts colleges of 1,000 or fewer.