Graduation rate for Belmont Student Athletes Rises 2 PointsSecond Highest in Tennessee; Higher Than NCAA Div. 1 Average

ncaalogo.gifThe graduation rate for student athletes at Belmont University increased by two percentage points over a year ago, and Belmont University’s student-athlete graduation rate remains the second-highest among all NCAA Division 1 schools in Tennessee.
According to the NCAA report of the federally mandated Graduation Rates, 62 percent of all NCAA student-athletes who entered Division I colleges and universities in 1997 graduated in the six-year window established by the U.S. Department of Education as the standard, unchanged from the 2003 figures. At Belmont, 64 percent of student athletes who enrolled in the school in 1997 graduated within the six-year window, two points above the national average
For student-athlete graduation rates for all NCAA Division 1 schools
in Tennessee, click here. The NCAA press release is online here.