At No. 6, University lands in South region’s Top 10 for eighth consecutive year
Prospective students and other readers of U.S. News & World Report’s 2017 edition of America’s Best Colleges may think they’re seeing double, triple or more when they scan the latest college rankings as Belmont University lands high across multiple categories in the site’s recent publication. Landing at No. 6 in the Best Regional Universities—South field, Belmont now marks eight consecutive years maintaining a Top 10 regional ranking and remains the highest ranked university in Tennessee in this category.
In the publication Belmont is also lauded for the ninth year in a row for its commitment to “making the most innovative improvements in terms of curriculum, faculty, students, campus life, technology or facilities,” landing second on the “Most Innovative Schools” in the South list. And the accolades just keep coming. Belmont is praised in the following categories as well, lending more proof to the outstanding nature of the University’s academic programs and the dedication Belmont has to student success:
>Strong Commitment to Undergraduate Teaching (No. 2 in the South)
- Best Colleges for Veterans (No. 6 in the South)
- Internships/Co-ops (one of only 22 institutions recognized in the nation)
- Learning Communities (one of only 18 institutions recognized in the nation)
- Service-Learning (one of only 27 institutions recognized in the nation)
The U.S. News analysis places Belmont in a premier position among the 139 public and private institutions included in the South region.