National Recognition

Belhaven University's Online Program was ranked 32nd for its bachelor degree programs among 214 national colleges and universities in the Best Online Education Programs rankings by U.S. News & World Report.

Best Online Education Programs

For its affordability, Belhaven has been named to America's 100 Best College Buys for 11 years in a row. Belhaven University is committed to keeping costs as low as possible so that students from all backgrounds can afford an excellent Christian higher education.

100 Best College Buys

Belhaven University is continually being recognized locally and nationally with many honors, titles and awards.  Belhaven received the 2013-2014 College of Distinction Award from CollegesofDistinctions.com, which honors colleges excelling in key areas of educational quality.

College of Distinction

U.S. News & World Report ranked Belhaven University a top regional university in the South on the 2014 Best Colleges list.

 

In addition, U.S. News and World Repost ranked Belhaven University 12th for Best Online Bachelor's Programs for Veterans nationwide. 

 

Belhaven is proud to have been named one of America's Best Christian Colleges every year since 1996.

Belhaven University - Best Christian College

Belhaven University was awarded the title of Military Friendly School. The Military Friendly Schools’ list honors the top 20 percent of colleges and universities that are doing the most to embrace America’s military and veterans as students.

Military Friendly

Belhaven University has been recognized for outstanding individual academic programs. It was selected as one of the Top Christian Business Colleges in the country by Business Reform Magazine.  The Belhaven University School of Business also received special recognition as an editor's pick for "most biblical curriculum and focus." in addition, most all business programs at Belhaven have received a special accreditation from the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE).

Business Reform

International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education

Belhaven is also well known for its commitment to the arts, and it is one of only 33 schools in the United States to be nationally accredited in all arts programs: dance, music, theatre and visual arts. Likewise, Belhaven University is the only Christian college in the U.S. offering a Bachelor of Fine Arts in creative writing and one of only 26 undergraduate institutions offering such a degree.

Fine Arts Accreditation

The Templeton Guide: Colleges That Encourage Character Development has recognized Belhaven for leadership in the field of student character development for spiritual growth programs. Belhaven was also listed among 201 colleges in Get In. Get Out.  Get a Job.

Templeton Guide

Belhaven named, "2013 Great College to Work For" as one of the top 97 colleges to work for in the nation, according to a survey by The Chronicle of Higher Education. Based on Belhaven’s outstanding performance in the survey, The Chronicle of Higher Education further designated the University in its top tier as an Honor Roll institution, a distinction shared by only 42 other colleges and universities around the country. Belhaven was the only Christian and private university in the states of Mississippi and Georgia named to the Honor Roll of top-tier institutions.

2013 Great College to Work For

Belhaven University was awarded Best Christian Workplace for 2013. This award recognizes only 22 Christian business and nonprofit organizations in the country that excel in job satisfaction, Christian witness, personal development, teamwork and management.

"Best Christian Workplace for 2013

Belhaven is also a member of the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU), an international higher education association of intentionally Christian colleges and universities.

CCCU Logo
The athletics program at Belhaven is recognized as being a NAIA Champions of Character Institution, which recognizes college athletic programs that promote respect, responsibility, integrity, and servant leadership. NAIA Chanmpions of Character

 

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