Starting or completing your college degree is easier than ever!

The John C. Loughridge Center for Continuing & Professional Studies (CCPS) brings the liberal arts tradition of Belmont Abbey College online! We specialize in helping students chart the most direct path to a degree with many customization options. Our program offers two 8-week sessions each semester and one during the summer. Students are able to start in the summer, fall, or spring. Choose from multiple options to fit your schedule!

Why choose Abbey Online?

At Belmont Abbey College the move to providing online degree options meant no yielding on quality, ensuring students still experienced that personal touch, and bringing our Catholic intellectual tradition to the online space. We think we’ve done it. We’re ready for you.

  • Abbey Quality Online presented by Quality Matters-trained faculty who will bring you the best with live classes and classes on your own schedule.
  • Get to know students & faculty with synchronous and asynchronous classes
  • You will receive personalized attention at Belmont Abbey every step of the way. Help is a phone call away, a Zoom meeting, or if you’re local a one-on-one meeting.
  • Our program provides flexible scheduling because we understand the challenges of managing your life and returning to school.
  • We provide free tutoring to ensure that you are getting all the support you need to succeed.
  • You don’t pay a dime out of your pocket for administrative fees, OR application fees!
  • We offer students academic skills assistance to ensure a smooth transition to college classes
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Belmont Abbey College has been approved to participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements.

Belmont Abbey College offers online degrees in all U.S. states, Puerto Rico, Washington D.C., and the U.S. Virgin Islands, except for California.

Academic Programs

The following programs are available completely online.



  • Healthcare Management
  • Human Services
  • Marketing

Students who are available to attend in-person day classes can also major in any of our undergraduate programs.

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Admissions Requirements

Applicants are required to submit an admission application, plus official transcripts from all previously attended schools, college, and universities.

Deadlines & Dates

We offer five start dates to accommodate when you want to begin. We invite candidates to submit their applications at any time. The approximate dates of each session are below. See our academic calendar for specific dates.

Session Approximate start date
Fall Session I August 17
Fall Session II October 14
Spring Session I January 10
Spring Session II March 10
Summer Session May 24

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Tuition & Financial Aid

No Hidden Costs

Our tuition is $349 per semester hour. With no out-of-state tuition, no hidden fees, and flexible payment options, our competitive tuition has nothing to hide.

Financial Aid

Over 90% of the Abbey’s students receive some form of financial assistance! Explore the options you have by clicking below or by contacting us at (704) 461-7500 or  Just a few minutes could change your life forever.

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Elite Faculty

Certified by Quality Matters, our faculty ensure your online experience is the best it can be. Being small and high quality, the Abbey provides an education by exceptional faculty with the one-on-one attention you deserve.

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