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Belhaven University

Jackson, MS

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Overview

Belhaven University is a Comprehensive institution located in Jackson, MS, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1500 Peachtree Street
Jackson, MS  39202
United States
Contact Ms. Suzanne T. Sullivan
Assistant Vice President for Traditional and Online Admissions
Email: admission@belhaven.edu
Phone: 601-968-5940
Fax: 601-968-8946

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Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Cell/cellular Biology And Histology Checkmark
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration, General Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies, General Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
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Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
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Pastoral Counseling And Specialized Ministries, Other Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Arts, Entertainment, And Media Management, General Checkmark
Dance, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,961
Applied
1,012
Accepted
1,982
Enrolled
52%
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Female Admissions

1,223
Females Applied
602
Females Accepted
49%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

738
Males Applied
410
Males Accepted
56%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

25
Application Fee
3.4
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2
One recommendation
Required for some programs Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 573 538 643
SAT Math 552 500 583
ACT Composite 22 22 25

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

26,650
Private
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Fees

375
Full-time student fees
8,800
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

18,695
Avg. Financial Aid Package
21,457
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
7,876
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,513
Avg. Loan Aid
10,822
Avg. Grant Aid
12,898
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
42%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
13%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,982
Total Undergrad students
0%
International Students
41%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.08%
Black or African American 37.86%
White or Caucasian 38.42%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.61%
Asian 9.69%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.1%
Two or more races 2.35%
Other 6.84%

Gender

Male (35.92%)
Female (64.08%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 22%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Martin Luther King Jr. Service Day, Luau and Singing Christmas Tree

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Belhaven Activities Team, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Reformed University Fellowship, Phi Beta Lambda and Belhaven University New Music Society

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Checkmark No
Basketball Checkmark Checkmark No
Cheerleading No No No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark Checkmark No
Golf No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark No
Softball Checkmark No No
Tennis No Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Checkmark No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Checkmark No
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Tennis No Checkmark No
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Faculty

429
Total Faculty
8:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 117
Part-time - 312
Male - 217
Female - 211
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