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Institutional Research and Planning

The Office of Institutional Research and Planning (OIRP) collaborates with college personnel and others in converting data into meaningful and actionable information that is in alignment with Belmont’s Mission, Vision & Values.  In brief, the OIRP provides analytical support to institutional decision and planning.  With a larger view toward measuring and demonstrating institutional effectiveness, the OIRP also strives to integrate the Mission Statement with plans and activities; to measure progress against a set of comparison groups, benchmarks, and stretch goals; and, to promote knowledge management in relating all its efforts and the College’s organization culture and structure to student success.


Belmont College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission.


Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604

In addition to the institutional accreditation, several of the programs are accredited by affiliated associations.

Approved courses

Student Success Data

EMS – Paramedic Program Data (2019)

Paramedic Program Retention Rates: 51.1%

1st Attempt Pass Rates: 75%

Overall Pass Rates: 100%

Job Placement Rate: 100%


HVAC – Since 2019, our HVAC graduates have had a 100% job placement rate.


Nursing – In 2019, Belmont College’s Associate Degree Nursing graduates achieved a 96% pass rate on their NCLEX-RN.  The 2020 ADN graduates, who completed their nursing education during the initial months of the COVID-19 pandemic, achieved a 93.1% pass rate of the national average on their NCLEX-RN Examination.  The graduating classes from 2019 and 2020 scored above state and national passing averages.


Furthermore, Belmont’s Practical Nursing Program 2020 NCLEX testers achieved a 100% pass rates and is also on full approval by the Ohio Board of Nursing.

Medical Assisting
 – Medical Assisting graduates of Belmont College have a Certification Exam pass rate from the 2018 Cohort of 90%.


Welding – Our program maintains a 94% pass rate on welding certification testing, American Welding Society (AWS) D1.1 3G position.

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Program Professional Licensure Requirements

Additionally, several programs require professional licensure requirements. Belmont College programs are intended to meet Ohio licensure requirements in the following programs:

Any student wanting to pursue another state’s licensure should contact the appropriate state licensing board/agency.

NC-SARA Professional Licensure Directory