Most Beautiful Christian College and University Campuses in the World
Belmont University Nashville Tennessee
Nashville s Belmont University is a nondenominational Christian liberal arts college known for its groundbreaking music business courses. Belmont was initially founded at its present site as a women s seminary back in 1890 and didn t enter its current incarnation until the 1950s. The 75 acre campus plays host to various grand, elegant and strikingly beautiful buildings. Chief among them, though, is Belmont Mansion, an elaborate, Greek Revival and Italianate styled antebellum structure that is on the National Register of Historic Places and now serves as a museum. The home and its estate were originally developed in the mid 19th century by owners Adelicia and Joseph Acklen. Meanwhile, the campus other pride and joy is the iconic 160 year old Belmont University Bell Tower, whose carillon the first in Tennessee s history is played for college events and holidays.