Belmont Abbey College

Belmont Abbey College finds its center in Jesus Christ and believes in the development of the whole person -in mind, body and spirit. Founded in 1876, the College is home to more than 1700 students. The Cardinal Newman Society calls Belmont Abbey College one of the top Catholic colleges in America for faithfulness and affordability, and First Things Magazine recently named the Abbey America’s #1 “School On The Rise, Filled With Excitement.” Located just 10 miles west of Charlotte, N.C. it is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

DEGREES OFFERED: B.A., B.S.

MAJORS OFFERED:

Accounting
Biology
Business Management
Criminal Justice
Elementary Education
Educational Studies English
Government & Political Philosophy
History
Mathematics
Motorsports Management
Psychology
Sport Management
Theology

2012-2013 FALL ENROLLMENT OF TRADITIONAL STUDENTS:

Total Headcount:

  • 896

Gender:

  • 54% Male
  • 46% Female

Residence:

  • 45% N.C. Residents
  • 50% Out-of-State Students
  • 5% International Students
  • 82% On-Campus Students in 6 residence halls
    • 18% Commuters
    • 24 countries and 43 states represented

 

2012-2013 FRESHMEN PROFILE:

Avg. ACT: 23
Avg. SAT Critical Reading: 497
Avg. SAT Math: 513
Avg GPA: 3.14

UPCOMING EVENTS:

Abbey Experiences:

  • Saturday, March 29, 2014

Sunday Luncheons:

  • Sunday, March 2, 2014

Guidance Counselor Brunch

  • not scheduled at this time

2013-2014 TUITION EXPENSES:

Tuition and Fees: $18,500
Freshmen Residence Halls (Open Fall 2013): $6,700
Meal Plan (Unlimited): $4,466

ACCREDITATION:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, N.C.
Department of Public Instruction.

FACULTY:

76 full-time. 70% of full-time faculty hold doctorates and/or terminal degrees.

AVERAGE CLASS SIZE

17

STUDENT/TEACHER RATIO:

16:1

ADMISSIONS  PROCESS:

Rolling Admissions
Early Decision option for unique Scholarship
Programs
Deposit deadline of May 1st.

FINANCIAL AID:

98% of Belmont Abbey full-time freshmen receive some form of financial aid.
The College offers merit scholarships based on academic history. Athletic grants and need-based aid are also available.

UNIQUE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMS:

Honors Institute
Hinterneyer Catholic Leadership
St. Thomas More Scholars
Require an additional application

NOTEWORTHY NEWS:

Dr. William K. (Bill) Thierfelder, President of Belmont Abbey College since 2004, has published a new book. In Less Than a Minute to Go: The Secret to World Performance in Sport, Business and Everyday Life, Thierfelder teaches powerful techniques to perform at the highest level both on and off the field.

As a student at the University of Maryland he dominated the high jump, winning fame as an All-American and National Champion. Later he earned his doctorate in sports psychology. He became a private coach and mentor to the world’s top athletes…and revealed to them his hard-won secrets for success.

In Less Than A Minute to Go, he shares the athletic drills he’s taught the world’s best athletes, from Olympians to Super Bowl stars. He shows how to develop an unyielding focus. And he flags the false motivators which can lead to bum-out and inconsistent performance, and which derail too many dreams of success. He shows how sports can and should engage the highest parts of our nature that, in fact, only when we are so engaged can we truly excel.

And he reveals how sports train and prepare us for other arenas-where we all are players-and how to succeed on and off the field.

www.LessThanAMinuteToGo.com

CAMPUS EXPANSION PROJECTS:

  • New Dining Hall opened August 2012
  • Two new residence halls, St. Benedict and St. Scholastica, opened August 2013
  • New tennis courts opening Fall 2013
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OFFICE OF ADMISSIONS CONTACTS

100 Belmont-Mt. Holly Road Belmont, NC 28012
Phone: 704-461-6700
www.belmontabbeycollege.edu

Nicole Focareto
Executive Director of Admissions
nicolefocareto@bac.edu
704.461.6214 (office)
704.214.8231(cell)

Marcus Mayllen
Assistant Director of Admissions
marcusmayllen@bac .edu
704.461.5066 (office)
704.840.8596 (cell)

Courtney Grooms
Senior Admissions Counselor
courtneygrooms@bac.edu
704.461.5071 (office)
704. 840.5741 (cell)

Lucy Conaway
Senior Admissions Counselor
lucyconaway@bac.edu
704.840.6519 (cell)

Abbey Peoples ’13
Admissions Counselor
abbeypeoples@bac.edu
704.461.5016 (office)
704.840.5943 (cell)

Martin Aucoin  ’13
Admissions Counselor
martinaucoin@bac .edu
704.461.6886 (office)
704.840.6455 (cell)

Geralyn Wintering
Data Communications  Coordinator
geralynwintering@bac.edu
704.461.6258 (office)

Sharon Johns
Data Entry Manager
sharonjohns@bac.edu
704.461.5067 (office)

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