Belhaven University Overview
Belhaven University is a private not-for-profit institution located in Jackson, Mississippi. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.
What Is Belhaven University Known For?
- Students at Belhaven may have an easier time interacting with their teachers since the student to faculty ratio at the school is 10 to 1.
- The doctor's degree is the highest award offered at Belhaven.
- In 2017-2018, 100% of the faculty were full-time.
Belhaven University Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Belhaven.
Where Is Belhaven University?
Contact details for Belhaven are given below.
|Address:||1500 Peachtree St, Jackson, MS 39202|
How Do I Get Into Belhaven?
You can apply to Belhaven online at: www.belhaven.edu/apply/
Admission Requirements for Belhaven
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||neither required nor recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||neither required nor recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||recommended|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Belhaven?
Approximately 37% of accepted students are men and 63% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 58%, and the acceptance rate for women is 60%.
Can I Afford Belhaven University?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Belhaven, approximately 75% of students took out student loans averaging $6,585 a year. That adds up to $26,340 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Belhaven is 9.9%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.
Belhaven University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 1,898 graduate students at the school.
Of the 1,155 full-time undergraduates at Belhaven, 41% are male and 59% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Belhaven University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||335|
|Hispanic or Latino||53|
Mississippi students aren't the only ones who study at Belhaven University. At this time, 25 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 32 countries are represented at Belhaven. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, United Kingdom, and South Korea.
Online Learning at Belhaven University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Belhaven has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 5th most popular in Mississippi for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Belhaven
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Belhaven University was 18.2%. This is the #966 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Belhaven regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Belhaven majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Business Administration & Management||13%|
|Business, Management & Marketing||9%|
|Public Administration & Social Service||18%|
|Teacher Education Subject Specific||45%|
|Theology & Religious Vocations||16%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Belhaven ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Belhaven.
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Belhaven University Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- Image Credit: By David Lazich under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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