• Address: 1500 Peachtree St, Jackson, Mississippi 39202

  • Phone Number: (601) 968-5940

  • Website: http://online.belhaven.edu/

About

Belhaven University is a private not-for-profit which was founded in 1883 through the merger of a college and institute and since then it is providing nationally recognized academics, excellent faculty, and affordability. The university is headquartered at Jackson, Mississippi and Belhaven University Address is 1500 Peachtree St, Jackson, Mississippi 39202. It is having various other branches in different states of the U.S. The university is religiously affiliated by Presbyterian Church. It is one among the 36 universities nationally accredited for each of its major in arts (music, visual art, theatre, and dance).

The university is accredited by the Southern Association of colleges and schools commission on Colleges.

  • Belhaven University acceptance rate is 43%.

  • The student-faculty ratio is 11:1.

  • The retention rate is 67% and the total graduation rate is 36%.

  • The total student population is 4,758 which includes 1,359 full-time and 3,399 part-time students. 


Belhaven University Online

The online programs are provided with convenient schedules, affordable tuition fees, and each student is given personal attention by the faculty. All classes are taught from a Christian Worldview perspective.

The online platform is available for on-campus students as well to access the information and events happening in the university. To submit their assignments and projects online and to access e-library.

Belhaven University Canvas is exclusively available for the online students to take classes online with a classroom feel. Faculty addresses the query of the students. Students can interact with fellow students and submit their assignments. 


Belhaven University Reviews

The university reviews are given below. 

  • Professors are experienced and helpful for the students.
  • Help from the counselors is available and the small class sizes make the student-faculty interaction easier.

  • University is well organized and proficient in providing financial aid.

Overview

Institution Type

(4 Years) Private Not-For-Profit

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Headquartered at

Jackson, Mississippi

FAFSA/Federal School Code

002397

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Institutional Accreditation

SACSCOC

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Religious Affiliation

Presbyterian Church

Historically Black College or University

No

Data Source: http://online.belhaven.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS, Federal Student Aid, CHEA.

Campus Life

The university consists of intramurals, international student care, community services, career preparation, student learning centers, and recreation centers. 

Belhaven bookstore consists of textbooks, diplomas, apparels, school supplies, and frames at affordable prices. These are available in an online platform also.

Belhaven University Athletics

The university teams play NCAA Division III with football. 'Blazers' is the name of the varsity team. It has both men and women teams playing a variety of sports and winning various tournaments. It won 3 national championships, one in tennis and 2 in soccer. It has 15 sports teams, men and women combined.

Baseball-According to the 2016-17 academic year, 40 men players are taking an active part in the baseball team.

Belhaven University Football-116 men players are available for the football team winning various tournaments in the intercollegiate competitions. 

Statistics

Key Statistics
Student Faculty Ratio 11: 1
Retention Rate Full Time: 67 % Part Time: 44 %
Total Population 4,758
Student Population Full Time: 1,359 Part Time: 3,399
Gender Division Male: 30 % Female: 70 %

Graduation Rate

The College Monk

Male: 24 %

The College Monk

Female: 47 %

Total Graduation Rate: 36 %

Graduation rate with bachelors degree completed

Race & Ethnicity

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Majors and Online Programs

Belhaven University offers 38 online programs across 10 Majors

Accounting

Offering 3 programs accross 2 degrees

Business Management

Offering 16 programs accross 4 degrees

Public Administration

Offering 2 programs accross 1 degrees

Nursing

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Education

Offering 6 programs accross 2 degrees

Interdisciplinary Studies

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Theology

Offering 4 programs accross 3 degrees

Arts

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Health Science

Offering 3 programs accross 3 degrees

Psychology

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Admissions

Belhaven University Acceptance Rate is 43%

Application Fee
Undergraduate Application Fee $25
Graduate Application Fee $25

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2017.

Admission Statistics
Total Applicants 2,474
Total Applicants Admitted 1,053
Applicants Enrolled 247
Full time Applicants Enrolled 225
Part Time Applicants Enrolled 22
Admission Requirements
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Recommended

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

 

 

Financial Aid and Scholarships

  • $18486 is the average amount awarded for a grant or scholarship.

  • MESG and MTAG are the State grants offered to the students.

  • Pell grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, Direct Subsidized, Direct Unsubsidized, and Direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins Loans and Federal Work-study are the Federal aids available for the students.

  • Post 9/11 GI Bill, Tuition Assistance, Vocational Rehabilitation, and LEAP are the various military financial aids provided.

  • Belhaven University federal school code is 002397

Federal Aid

Federal Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Pell Grant $4,128 Undergraduate. U.S Citizen or an Eligible Non- Citizen June 30th, 2018
Federal supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant $846 Undergraduate. U.S Citizen or an Eligible Non- Citizen June 30th, 2018
Federal Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Federal Work-Study $5,984 U.S. Citizen or non-citizen eligible Satisfactory academic progress. June 30th, 2018
Federal Loans Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Direct Subsidized Loan $5,984 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen Enrolled at least half-time June 30th, 2018
Direct Unsubsidized loan $5,984 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen Enrolled at least half-time June 30th, 2018
Direct PLUS Loans $5,984 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen Enrolled at least half-time June 30th, 2018
Federal Perkins Loans $5,984 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen Enrolled at least half-time June 30th, 2018

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

State Grants and Scholarships

State Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
MESG $1,313 Mississippi residents. Demonstrate financial Need. Full-time Student. September 15th, 2018
MTAG $1,313 Mississippi residents. Demonstrate financial Need. Full-time Student. September 15th, 2018

Data Source: http://online.belhaven.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Military and Veteran Benefits

Military Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Post 9/11 GI Bill $5,993 Honorably Discharged from the military. Served 30 days after Sep10,2001. Varies
Tuition Assistance $1,679 Members of Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, and Coast Guard. Varies
Vocational Rehabilitation Varies Service-connected Disabilities. Varies
LEAP Varies Mississippi residents.Demonstrate financial Need. Full-time Student. Varies

Data Source: http://online.belhaven.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal Aid based on family income

Family Income Average Federal Aid per year
Under $30,000 $15,715
$30,001 - $48,000 $16,465
$48,001 - $75,000 $17,010
$75,001 - $110,000 $21,715
Over $110,000 $24,797

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal, State or Institutional Aid Awarded Percent Avg Amount per year
Undergraduate students awarded Pell grants 63% $4,030
Federal, State or Institutional aid awarded for Full-time, first-time undergraduates 100% $13,742
Federal Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 59% $4,382
Institutional Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 100% $10,928
Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 74% $6,198
Federal Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 74% $5,984
Average aid awarded as grant or scholarship $ 18,486
Post-9/11 GI Bill Award Number of Students Amount per year
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits 224 $6,687
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduate students 149 $5,993
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduate students 75 $8,067

Data Source: http://online.belhaven.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Library

Warren A.Hood Library is the name of the library which comprises of physical collections of books, archives, think center and study spaces for the students to enhance the knowledge regarding the academics. Its online library consists of databases, research guides, EMPOWER (literacy modules), interlibrary loan, library information, and staff contacts.

Rankings

According to the US News and World Report, the following are the rankings given to the university.

  • It is ranked 199th in 'Best online Bachelor’s programs'.

  • It is ranked between 120-158 in 'Best Online Graduate Business programs(without MBA)'.

  • It is ranked between 205-267 in 'Best Online MBA programs'.

  • It is ranked between 224-291 in 'Best Online Graduate Education programs'.

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