2,482
Students
Financial aid thermometer
16,538
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
59
59%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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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

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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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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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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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
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Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2,324
Applied
1,374
Accepted
2,482
Enrolled
59%
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Female Admissions

1,451
Females Applied
868
Females Accepted
60%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

873
Males Applied
506
Males Accepted
58%
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 Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 573 520 630
SAT Math 552 513 590
ACT Composite 22 22 25

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

24,950
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Fees

350
Full-time student fees
8,500
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

16,538
Avg. Financial Aid Package
19,199
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,078
Avg. Loan Aid
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
63%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
9%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,482
Total undergrad students
2%
International Students
33%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.23%
Black or African American 44.9%
White or Caucasian 38.26%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.37%
Asian 0.91%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.04%
Two or more races 2.66%
Other 5.81%

Gender

Male (34.41%)
Female (65.59%)

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

456
Total Faculty
15:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 95
Part-time - 361
Male - 245
Female - 211