Belhaven University

country rank  1233
world rank  4207

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University Overview

Established in 1883, Belhaven University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Jackson (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Mississippi. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Belhaven University (BU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational 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 degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 136 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym BU
Founded 1883
Motto Non Ministrari Sed Ministrare
Not to be served but to serve
Colours Forest green and Vegas gold

University Location

Address 1500 Peachtree Street
Jackson (population range: 50,000-249,999)
39202 Mississippi
United States
T +1 (601) 968 5940
F +1 (601) 968 9998

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
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
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 1500 Peachtree Street
Jackson 39202
+1 (601) 968 5940
800 960 5940

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff 50-99
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Presbyterian Christian-Presbyterian Presbyterian Church (USA) - www.pcusa.org

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Belhaven University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)
  • National Association of Schools of Dance (NASD), Commission on Accreditation
  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
  • National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU)
  • International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019