Established in 1883, Belhaven University is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Jackson (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Mississippi. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Belhaven University (BU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Presbyterian religion. Belhaven University (BU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 137 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. BU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.
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|Motto||Non Ministrari Sed Ministrare
Not to be served but to serve
|Colours||Forest green and Vegas gold|
|Address||1500 Peachtree Street
|Tel||+1 (601) 968 5940|
|Fax||+1 (601) 968 9998|
|over 20,000 US$
|over 20,000 US$
|Gender||Men and Women (coed)|
|Minority Serving||predominantly Black-serving Institution|
|International Students||Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission|
|Selection Type||Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades|
|New Admission Requirements||- Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is neither required nor recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is neither required nor recommended
- Recommendations are recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
|Admission Office||1500 Peachtree Street
(601) 968 5940
800 960 5940
|Religious Affiliation||Christian-Presbyterian Presbyterian Church (USA) - www.pcusa.org|
|Basic Classification||Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs|
|2000 Classification||Baccalaureate Colleges--General|
|Size & Setting||Four-year, small, primarily residential institution|
|Enrollment Profile||Majority undergraduate|
|Undergraduate Profile||Four-year, higher part-time institution|
|Undergraduate Instructional Program||Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence|
|Graduate Instructional Program||Arts & sciences focus, some graduate coexistence|
Belhaven University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 43,041 physical volumes, 2,333 physical media, 65,033 digital/electronic medium and 98 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Belhaven University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 718 students in the 2018 academic year.
|Career Services||Not reported|
|Institutional Hospital||Not reported|
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