Belhaven University

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Belhaven University can be found in Jackson, MS, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around three thousand students enrolled per year at Belhaven University.

A SAT or ACT exam may be required before applying to this college. Scores within the range of 902 (25th percentile) to 1180 (75th percentile) on the SAT and in the range of 19 (25th percentile) to 25 (75th percentile) on the ACT is typical among applicants that get into Belhaven University. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Belhaven University average GPA ranges from 2.98 to 3.33 for accepted students. 48% of all those students that apply are admitted to Belhaven University, from which 25 percent choose to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Belhaven University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Belhaven University was reported as 48.4% in Fall 2013 with over 2,280 applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 19 - 25
  • Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.33

How Hard Is It to Get into Belhaven University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Belhaven University is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Belhaven University has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 49.9%
  • 2010-2011: 44.6%
  • 2011-2012: 51.3%
  • 2012-2013: 46.0%
  • 2013-2014: 48.4%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 47.9%

How Does Belhaven University Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Belhaven University is fifteen percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Millsaps College47.5%
Tougaloo College35.5%
Mississippi College67.3%
Alcorn State University82.9%
Mississippi Valley State University22.7%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Recommended
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Belhaven University (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English20 - 27
Math17 - 24
Composite Score19 - 25
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