If you’ve ever been called a hipster, you’ll fit right in at Belmont. Skinny jeans, oversized glasses, and TOMS are trendy on campus—for guys and girls. Not all students fit that mold, but most have at least a small artsy streak. Students tend to dress their best on the weekends for two reasons: going downtown and going to church! Nashville nightlife is a lot of fun, and you might run into your classmates in a more casual environment if you’re listening to Belmont bands play a show at the Hard Rock Café. The city also has plenty of churches to choose from, and the ones geared toward college students can be a great place to meet people. While hookups may happen at some off-campus parties, Belmont students are geared for meaningful relationships. The campus is so small that you’ll likely have a few familiar faces in every class, and relationships sometimes grow from that.
Of course, Nashville is an ideal college town because you’ve got options—if you don’t find somebody you click with among your Belmont peers, Lipscomb and Vanderbilt practically bookend the campus. So venture out and meet some new people. Even if you don’t meet the girl or guy of your dreams, you’ll find a huge network of friends, and isn’t that what college is all about?