Belmont College

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  • Belmont College is a learner-centered institution committed to meeting the academic, technical, career development and workforce needs of individuals, businesses, industries, and organizations. To serve its diverse student population and provide access to necessary skills in a rapidly changing workplace, the College employs a range of delivery systems including distance and community-based education, and strives to maintain low tuition rates and an abundance of financial aid sources. To provide an environment where quality lifelong learning can take place, Belmont depends on a constant and continually evolving interface with all community stakeholders.

School Highlights

Belmont College serves 730 students
The college's student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the state community college average of 27:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 34%.

Top Rankings

Belmont College ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Ohio for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 64% over five years.
Belmont College(OH) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/NontraditionalBaccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Associate's Dominant
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, for profit
Total Faculty26 staff39 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Belmont College has declined by 29% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has increased from 25:1 over five years.
The Belmont College diversity score of 0.24 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 78% over five years.
Total Enrollment730 students823 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio28:127:1
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# Full-Time Students-475 students
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# Part-Time Students-348 students
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% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
1%
4%
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% Black
2%
14%
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% White
87%
66%
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% Two or more races
3%
3%
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% Non Resident races
3%
3%
% Unknown races
3%
8%
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Diversity Score0.240.53
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College Completion Rate
32%
27%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$30,800$30,800
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $3,286 is less than the state average of $4,856. The in-state tuition has declined by 8% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $6,572 is less than the state average of $11,120. The out-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,286$4,856
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Out-State Tuition Fees$6,572$11,120
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Tuition NotesTuition and fees are subject to change each academic year. This cost is an estimate only, based on a student who is enrolled in 15 credit hours based on a 1-year certificate or a 2-year associate degree program. Belmont does offer reciprocity costs with WV and applies to students in Brooke, Ohio, and Marshall Counties.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid75%90%
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Median Debt for Graduates$9,764$19,930
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Median Debt for Dropouts$4,151$6,500
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Sports

Total Sports Offered2 sports
SportsBowling, Flag FootballBowling, Flag Football,
Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Belmont College offers more than 28 degrees and 24 certificate programs in disciplines such as: Allied Health, Associate of Arts and Sciences, Building Preservation/Restoration, Business, Engineering Technology, Information Technology, Industrial Trades, and Public Safety. Belmont grants two-year associate degrees and certificates.
  • Noncredit classes are also offered through the Workforce and Community Education Office, including CDL Truck Driver Training, Pharmacy Technician, Real Estate, and more.
  • The College's Main Campus Academic Technical Center in St. Clairsville, Ohio houses the Applied Technology and Innovation Center (ATIC), Dowler Hall, student services, Student Success Center, business office, computer laboratories, administrative services, cafeteria, student lounge area and a full-service bookstore. Furthermore, the College`s Health Sciences Center, the region`s premier healthcare education facility, is home to all Belmont College Nursing programs. The building features state-of-the-art classrooms and science labs for biology, anatomy, and chemistry. Also on campus are: The Mechanical Technology Center (HVAC program), Fire Sciences Center (firefighter program), and the Science and Engineering Building  (BPR and welding programs) which is located on OUE's campus.
  • Since 1978, the College has been accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association; it has continued to meet a high standard of accreditation.

Profile last updated: 06/16/2021

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The nearest community college to Belmont College is Ohio University-Eastern Campus (4.5 miles away).
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Did You Know?
For Ohio public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,856 per year for in-state students and $11,120 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,406 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Ohio is 76%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Ohio community colleges have a diversity score of 0.53, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in Ohio is Ohio Business College-Sheffield. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.