Belhaven University

Jackson, MS

Belhaven University

Jackson, MS

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Christian Life

Tuition & Fees

$27,025

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

35%

male

65%

female

10

students

1

faculty

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Selective

51%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,012
Declined 949
Total Received 1,961
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Private

2,370

undergraduate students

2,190

graduate students

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School Facts

Belhaven University, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Founded as a women's college in 1883, it adopted coeducation in 1954. Its 42-acre campus is located in a residential area near the center of Jackson.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 4,560
Established in 1883
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Presbyterian

42-acre, suburban campus in Jackson (population: 166,965); branch campuses in Houston, Memphis, and Orlando. Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Jackson-Evers International

Belhaven University
1500 Peachtree Street
Jackson, MS
39202

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
22%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Belhaven Activities Team
  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes
  • Reformed University Fellowship
  • Phi Beta Lambda
  • Belhaven University New Music Society

Top Events

  • Martin Luther King Jr. Service Day
  • Luau
  • Singing Christmas Tree
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
4%
Top 1/4
28%
Top 1/2
68%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
11%
600-699
32%
500-599
46%
400-499
11%
600-699
18%
500-599
61%
400-499
21%
30-36
5%
24-29
31%
18-23
57%
12-17
7%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $25
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.4

Selective

51%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,012
Declined 949
Total Received 1,961

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
recommendation(s)
standardized test scores

Important

application essay
class rank
rigor of secondary school record

Considered

interview

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 7
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Football, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Football, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division III

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Applied Psychology
Art/Art Studies, General
Bible/Biblical Studies
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Computer Science
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Dance, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Fine and Studio Arts Management
General Studies
Graphic Design
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
History, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
International/Global Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Mathematics, General
Music, General
Organizational Leadership
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies, Other
Philosophy
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Social Sciences, General
Social Work
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Sports Communication
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

4,560

total students

59%

in-state

41%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

52%

2,370
students

Female
65%
1,532

Male
35%
838

48%

2,190
students

Female
73%
1,592

Male
27%
598

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

50%

1,199
students

Female
59%
700

Male
41%
499

50%

1,171
students

Female
72%
832

Male
28%
339

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
37%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
34%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

383

Transfer students enrolled

8%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment yes
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Special transportation
  • Tape recorders
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