Belmont University Joins Shorelight

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By Shorelight Team
Published on September 29, 2022

Learn about Belmont’s dynamic, student-focused, Christ-centered community with nearly 200 undergraduate, graduate and professional academic programs in the thriving metropolitan city of Nashville, Tennessee.

Three female international students wearing I heart Belmont University stand outside on Belmont University's campus and smile for the camera

Belmont University is now accepting international student applications through Shorelight! Located in Nashville, Tennessee, Belmont is a Christ-centered institution specializing in hands-on learning experiences and instruction from industry experts. International students can explore their talents in a welcoming and supportive environment with professional development opportunities that lead to rewarding careers.

Why Study at Belmont University?

  1. A well-rounded student experience — Belmont features experiential curriculum, personal attention from faculty, and 180+ student organizations, plus a wide variety of internship opportunities that will prepare students to discover and live out their purpose.

  2. Unparalleled music industry opportunities — Ranked highly by Rolling Stone and Time magazines, Belmont’s music and music business programs enable international students to learn from world-class performers, perform at state-of-the-art venues, and intern at major entertainment companies such as Sony.

  3. All the perks of Nashville — As one of the top job markets in the US, Nashville, Tennessee, is an ideal location for international students looking to grow both personally and professionally. The city is home to more than 40,000 businesses including Amazon, Bridgestone, Gibson Guitar, Nissan, and more – ready to hire interns.

  4. Opportunities in STEM Belmont has robust programming in the sciences, mathematics, technology, and health care. Belmont’s location in Nashville is ideal as the city is a growing market for health care and STEM-related careers, ranking in the Top 20 on the STEM Job Growth Index. Nashville is also the health care services capital of the US.

Accolades for Belmont University

U.S. News & World Report, 2022

  • Top 30 for Strong Commitment to Undergraduate Teaching

  • Top 100 Best Value school

  • Most Innovative Schools - 15 consecutive years

  • Nationally ranked for Study Abroad

The Princeton Review

  • Best Regional Colleges - 2023

  • Top 20 Best Undergraduate Entrepreneur Programs

Entrepreneur magazine

  • Top 20 Best Undergraduate Entrepreneur Programs


  • Top 10 Best Music Business Programs

Architectural Digest

  • #11 - Most Beautiful Colleges in America

Belmont University’s Degree Programs for International Students


College of Sciences and Mathematics

  • Pharmaceutical Studies

Jack C. Massey College of Business

  • Business Systems and Analytics

Mike Curb College of Entertainment and Music Business

  • Creative and Entertainment Industries

The O’More College of Architecture & Design

  • Architecture

Browse the full list of degree programs >


College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

  • Master of Sport Administration

College of Theology and Christian Ministry

  • Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling

Jack C. Massey College of Business

  • Master of Business Administration

Mike Curb College of Entertainment and Music Business

  • Master of Science in Audio Engineering

Browse the full list of degree programs >

At Belmont, international students can look forward to a one-of-a-kind study in the US experience – and amazing professional opportunities – in Nashville.

Learn more about Belmont University >