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Belhaven University

Jackson, MS 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate43%

About Belhaven University

Highly-ranked Belhaven University stands among select Christian colleges and universities with national influence and has been repeatedly named one of “America’s 100 Best College Buys.” The University offers 70 areas of study including academic majors and concentrations across a full spectrum of disciplines, as well as a variety of master’s and doctoral degree programs.

Belhaven University is a private, religious university in the city of Jackson, MS. Belhaven University was founded in 1883. The university currently enrolls around 3,627 students a year, including 1,501 undergraduate students.

Belhaven University Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into Belhaven University. In 2022, Belhaven University accepted 43% of applicants. Out of 2,589 applications received in 2022, 1,103 students were offered admission.

Belhaven University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 43%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.5
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 8%

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Belhaven University is located in the city of Jackson, MS,.

If you are interested in seeing Belhaven University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 55/20 to Jackson, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Jackson-Evers International.

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College Info

1500 Peachtree Street Jackson, MS 39202-1789

Campus Setting: Urban

Belhaven University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Belhaven University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Belhaven University is Continuous processing.

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Belhaven University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1043 - 1208


Math SAT Range

495 - 560


Reading SAT Range

485 - 640

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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1208 and Above


1043 to 1208


1043 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Belhaven University students is 1107. Applicants with SAT scores of 1208 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Belhaven University, while applicants with SAT scores between 1043 to 1208 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1043 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Belhaven University.

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Wondering what life at Belhaven University is like? There are approximately 3,627 students enrolled at Belhaven University, including 1,501 undergraduate students and 2,126 graduate students. 72% percent of students attend school full-time, 62% percent are from MS and 38% percent of students are from other states.


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