Belhaven University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - ExcellentQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - GoodCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Fair
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Belhaven University is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 3,535 students enrolled. This school was established in 1883 and is one of the 11 schools and colleges located in Jackson, Mississippi.

Belhaven University is affiliated with Presbyterian Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
36
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, and master's degree are available at Belhaven University.

Belhaven University deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 36 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Business, General Studies, Social Work, and Education. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. However, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
72%
The rate of student retention at Belhaven University is fair at 72% (close to Mississippi average). Considering this statistic, apparently students like their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Belhaven University is below average: 52%.

Student to faculty ratio at Belhaven University is pretty good -- 12:1. Read more about instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$19,200
Average tuition price is high, around $19,200 per academic year.

Read the details about Belhaven University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
46%
As reported in recent data, 1,598 applications were submitted and 735 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to enroll at this school.

Belhaven University might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits at entry.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Belhaven University in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B-
Belhaven University offers a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

This school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
Belhaven University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 600 students, which offers a good on-campus housing option.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Belhaven University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Belhaven University seems to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Belhaven University Location and Maps



Post Address: Belhaven University, 1500 Peachtree St, Jackson, Mississippi 39202, USA
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