Belhaven University

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

1500 Peachtree Street

Box 153

Jackson, MS 39202

(601) 968-5940

(800) 960-5940

Fax: (601) 968-8946



Contact: Suzanne Sullivan

Director of Admission
Main Address

1500 Peachtree Street

Jackson, MS 39202

(601) 968-5940

www.belhaven.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 2,166

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 252

Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,152

Graduate enrollment: 453

Setting

Urban setting

Large city (250,000 – 499,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Online application fee: $25
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 63%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 64%


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Arts Management B
Dance B,C
Drama/Theater Arts B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B,C
Business Administration/Management B,C

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Computer/Information Sciences – General B

Education

Elementary Education B

English Language & Literature

Creative Writing B
English Language & Literature – General B

Family & Consumer Sciences

Work/Family Studies C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Health System Administration B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A
Humanities B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Global Studies B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences B
Sport/Fitness Administration B
Sports ministry B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

Political Science/Government B
Social Sciences – General B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Bible Studies B,C

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Belhaven University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (601) 968-5940
Website: www.belhaven.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: www.belhaven.edu/apply/
Address: 1500 Peachtree St, Jackson, MS 39202
Setting: City: Midsize
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 4,205
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 36%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 10 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 2,251 (54% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $25,300
Out-of-state Tuition: $25,300
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $15,722

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Belhaven University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Belhaven University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 5
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 5124
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 6
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1
Education 1171
English Language and Literature/Letters 2
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 121
History 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 13
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 3
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 131
Philosophy and Religious Studies 2
Physical Sciences 2
Psychology 2
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 11
Social Sciences 12
Theology and Religious Vocations 122
Visual and Performing Arts 1101
Grand total 11551151

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Belhaven University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $25,300
Out-of-state $25,300
Books and supplies $650

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $10,350
Out-of-state $10,350

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 221 100%
Grant or scholarship aid 221 100% $15,722
Student loan aid 165 75% $6,585

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,825 73% $10,259
Federal student loans 1,794 72% $8,602

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Belhaven University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Belhaven University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 1,961 738 1,223
Percent admitted 100% 56% 49%
Percent admitted who enrolled 12% 17% 9%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Belhaven University Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 4,205
Undergraduate enrollment 2,307
Graduate enrollment 1,898

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Belhaven University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
    • Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Dance, Commission on Accreditation
    • Dance (DANCE) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
    • Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

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