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Can someone share what Belmont Abbey College is especially recognized for?

I'm going through my college search and Belmont Abbey College's name came up a few times. Does anyone know what they're famous for academically or culturally? Any standout majors, clubs, or traditions that really make Belmont Abbey special?

7 months ago

Belmont Abbey College, located in North Carolina, is known for its strong commitment to Catholic liberal arts education. Academically, one of the standouts is their Honors College which provides a classical education reading the Great Books. This can be a distinguishing feature if you're interested in a curriculum steeped in a traditional liberal arts education. Culturally, the college has a rich Benedictine heritage that influences campus life, emphasizing community and service. As for majors, they are known for offering strong programs in Business and Education.

Students are also drawn to the school's traditional Benedictine hospitality. Clubs and student organizations reflect a balance of faith, service, and leadership with opportunities for involvement that resonate with the college’s values. A notable tradition includes the 'Loyalty Fund' where students conduct a telethon to support the college and learn the importance of giving back. If these aspects align with what you're seeking in your college experience, Belmont Abbey could be a good fit for you.

Good luck with your college search!

7 months ago

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