Belhaven University

Jackson, MS, USA
3.94 Average Rating

Belhaven University is a Christian liberal arts institution founded in 1883. Rated as having “selective” admissions, the university is also affiliated with the Presbyterian Church. Belhaven University’s main campus is based in Jackson, Mississippi, and the school operates six satellite campuses as well as online programs. BU is one of 36 universities nationally accredited in music, theater, visual arts, and dance, and is also recognized by the White House STEM Initiative, one of only two Christian colleges.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Presbyterian Church (USA)
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City
In State Students
38%
Out of State Students
60%
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100
59%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 22
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36

Key Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
4,458
Total Number of Undergrads
2,482
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • ROTC Air Force
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
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100
37%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
51%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
10:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$17,783
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$25,300
Out-of-State Tuition
$25,300
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%
Average Aid Per Year
$15,589
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
34%
66%
Student Organizations
23
Size of Town
City: Midsize
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Jackson
Memphis
Houston
Atlanta
Orlando
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$40,900
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What Students Are Saying

3.94 Average Rating
Belhaven has professors who truly care about their students. The other students are extremely friendly and helpful. There are a ton of academic resources for students on campus.
Lauren from TN
Belhaven has great community between students from all around the world, broadens your views on the life, has high academic standards, as well as a brilliant fine arts program. Sports play a huge role in the school and student life. Finally, the relationship between students and teachers are personal and rewarding, and they are easily accessible for tutoring or making up work.
Sarah from Fort Walton Beach, FL

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