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Belhaven University

Jackson, MS
University Website: www.belhaven.edu
Apply Online: www.belhaven.edu/apply/
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Belhaven University ("Belhaven" or "BU") is a private Christian liberal arts university located in Jackson, Mississippi. Founded by Dr. Lewis Fitzhugh and later donated to the Presbyterian Church in the United States, the school has been independently run by a Board of Trustees since 1972. Belhaven is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Associate, Baccalaureate, and Master's Degrees. Twenty-seven Bachelor's Degrees and eight Master's Degrees are offered. In addition to traditional majors, programs of general studies are available. There are also pre-professional programs in Christian Ministry, Medicine, Dentistry, Law, Nursing, and Medical Technology.

Belhaven maintains satellite campuses for graduate and undergraduate studies in Houston, Texas, Memphis, Tennessee and Orlando, Florida, and also conducts online programs.

Belhaven teaches from a "Christian Worldview Curriculum" and defines its mission as preparing "students academically and spiritually to serve Jesus Christ in their careers, in human relationships, and in the world of ideas."

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $18,420.00 avg tuition

1500 Peachtree St
Jackson, MS 39202
(601) 968-5940

Apply online Admissions:
www.belhaven.edu/admission.htm
Financial Aid:
www.belhaven.edu/financial_aid/De..

Areas of Study:

  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Theology And Religious Vocations
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Belhaven University

Statistics:
Applied 1,556
Admitted 747 48%
Enrolled total 257
Full Time: 230
Part Time 27
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 425 590
SAT Math 460 575
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 19 25
ACT English 20 27
ACT Math 18 24
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 63%
4-year graduation rate 31%
6-year graduation rate 48%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Belhaven University

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $18,420.00 $18,420.00 $18,420.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $375.00 $375.00 $375.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $9,810.00 $9,810.00 $9,810.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $545.00 $545.00 $545.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $6,630.00 $0.00 $0.00
Other Expenses $5,885.00 $0.00 $0.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $25.00
Graduate Application Fee $25.00
Books and Supplies $1,400.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 81%
Percent receiving grant aid 81%
Avg amount of grant aid $12,707.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 54%
Avg amount of student loan aid $6,174.00

Belhaven University

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X
Business Administration and Management, General X X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Speech Communication and Rhetoric X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences, General X
Computer Science X
EDUCATION
Education, General X
Elementary Education and Teaching X X
Secondary Education and Teaching X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
Creative Writing X
English Language and Literature, General X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Health/Health Care Administration/Management X X
HISTORY
History, General X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
General Studies X
Humanities/Humanistic Studies X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
International/Global Studies X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Kinesiology and Exercise Science X
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies, Other X
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management X X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Public Administration X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Political Science and Government, General X
Social Sciences, General X
THEOLOGY AND RELIGIOUS VOCATIONS
Bible/Biblical Studies X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art/Art Studies, General X
Dance, General X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Fine and Studio Arts Management X
Graphic Design X
Music, General X

Scholarships for Students in Mississippi

Name Amount Deadline
Marian A. Smith Scholarship Award $2,000 January 21, 2017
SETC Secondary School Scholarship $1,000 January 15, 2017
Polly Holliday Award $1,000 January 28, 2017
Mississippi Scholarship - ARRL $500 January 31, 2017
Fred R. McDaniel Memorial Scholarship $500 January 31, 2017
Marion Maccarrell Scott Scholarship Varies January 31, 2017

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