Belhaven University: Review & Facts

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Belhaven University is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 4,450 students enrolled. This school was established in 1883 and is one of the 10 schools and colleges located in Jackson, Mississippi.

Belhaven University is affiliated with Presbyterian Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
55
Fair
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 55 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Business, Social Work, Education, and General Studies. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges.


Student Retention
67%
Fair
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.

The rate of student retention at Belhaven University is relatively low at 67% (close to Mississippi average). Considering this statistic, apparently students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
11 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Belhaven University is low: 39%.

Student to faculty ratio at Belhaven University is good -- 11:1. Read more about instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$21,900
High
Average tuition price is high, around $21,700 per academic year. The additional fees at Belhaven University not covered by tuition are approximately $200, which comes to a total of $21,900 a year.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
51%
Doable
According to government data, 3,053 applications were submitted and 1,551 were accepted; so it is not very hard to be accepted at this school.

This school might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits at entry.

Read more about admissions as well applicants test score information at Belhaven University in the Admissions and Tests report for this institution.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B+
Dicey
Belhaven University provides 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 700 students, which offers a nice on-campus housing opportunity.

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 numbers, Belhaven University seems to be a 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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