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Our Home: Nashville, TN

Nashville ranked No. 1 20 Awesome U.S. Cities You Need to Visit in Your 20s Huffington Post
Travel & Leisure recognized Nashville in the Top 20 Friendliest Cities in the World

Explore Nashville’s Charms

Without question, one of Belmont’s greatest assets is our hometown, Nashville, Tennessee. The rare place that combines small town charm with big city possibilities, Nashville provides the backdrop for an amazing college experience while setting the stage for limitless career potential. 

Known as Music City, and one of the nation’s fastest-growing cities (metropolitan population of 1.75 million), Nashville continues its emergence as a cultural, artistic and entertainment-rich destination, filled with more than 150+ unique music and event venues, a myriad of art galleries, plus parks and greenways.

Recently rated one of the top 10 tourist destinations in the world, according to Lonely Planet, Nashville has a host of unique attractions, including the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum, The Frist Center for the Visual Arts, the Grand Ole Opry, Cheekwood Estate and Gardens, Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Ryman Auditorium, and more.

Sports fans are also covered with the NFL’s Tennessee Titans, the NHL Stanley Cup finalist Nashville Predators and Minor League Baseball Nashville Sounds all playing home games within four miles of campus. Plus, Nashville is home to a world-class foodie scene with an array of options ranging the classic Southern “meat and three” diners to a variety of flavorful food trucks to five-star culinary experiences.


Learning Opportunities Everywhere

Located next to world famous Music Row and just 2 miles from downtown Nashville

Recognized as the Athens of the South, Nashville is an educational hub, with 16 colleges and universities in the metropolitan area, not to mention a wealth of public, private and parochial schools. Students can take part in learning outside the classroom by attending special lectures, exhibits, performances and community service events all over the city.

Abundant opportunities also exist for internships for students in any major of study—just ask the Belmont students who have interned at Sony, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Lifeway Christian Resources, Caterpillar Financial, Country Music Television (CMT), Cigna-Health Spring and the Tennessee State Legislature. And with more than 18,000 alumni living in Middle Tennessee, networking with fellow Bruins can assist any post-graduation job search.


A Great Place to Work

Nashville Ranks No. 7 Best-Performing Cities in Growth in Employment Opportunities, Wages and Technology The Milken Institute

The Nashville region is home to more than 40,000 businesses in a wide variety of industries, including automobile production, finance, health care management, banking, insurance, music production, printing & publishing, technology, manufacturing, tourism and advertising and media.

Forbes ranked Nashville in the Top 10 for “Best Big Cities for Jobs;” likewise Nerd Wallet recently named Nashville number 3 in the “Best Cities for Job Seekers.” Many corporate headquarter giants call Middle Tennessee home, including Nissan North America, Bridgestone Americas, Dollar General, Hospital Corporation of America, Cracker Barrel and Gibson Guitar.

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