Belhaven University Is a Remarkable Place!

Our learning community is generous, welcoming, caring, and kind. Our campus is warm and inviting. Our academic programs are rigorous. Our curriculum grows from our Christian worldview.

Belhaven is all that — and much, much more.

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80 Areas of Study

A traditional liberal arts program grounded in our Christian worldview

13:1 Student/Faculty Ratio

Small class sizes mean big opportunities

1883 Founding Date

Our rich heritage of excellent educational opportunities spans nearly 140 years

40 Online Programs

Flexible classes for working adults

Belhaven University Is …

... Distinguished

We're highly-ranked, standing among select Christian colleges and universities with national influence. We're repeatedly recognized by U.S. News & World Report and Colleges of Distinction.

National Recognition

... Full of Promise

Our Belhaven Advantage means two unique opportunities for traditional undergraduate students that no other university in the U.S. offers: Our Double Major Promise and a Free Online Master's Degree.

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... Accepting

We're a Christian university in the heart of southern hospitality — a charming, warm weather campus where you'll be loved, challenged, and prepared.

Belhaven is also a grand idea: A community where you can grow and thrive. It's an outlook and education that prepares you to be all that God has created you to be.

​Campus Life

... Passionate

We have a deep and enduring commitment to the creative spirit.


... Competitive

With 17 NCAA Division III sports, nearly 400 Blazer student-athletes participate in more than 300 athletic contests every year.


... Grace and Truth

We're a Christian university committed to biblical truth and Godly grace. We want our students to understand the world as God designed it, and to experience the fullness of a life modeled upon Jesus.

Our commitment to the timeless pillars of Christ-centered faith ground us in strength and equip us for the opportunities and challenges ahead.

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42+ Acres of Southern Hospitality

Get an insider’s view of our classrooms, residence halls, athletic facilities, and gathering spots. Fly through The Commons via drone. Wander through some of our state-of-the-art buildings. 

Go ahead, make yourself at home. We’re looking forward to meeting you!  

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3,400 Students

Undergraduate and graduate, on campus and online 

40 States

Our academic distinction brings students from across the U.S.

20 Countries

We treasure our international partnerships 

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Contact Us

Office of Admission

Phone: 601-968-5940

Mailing Address:
1500 Peachtree Street, Box 153
Jackson, MS 39202

For campus visit:
Jimmy Hood Welcome Center
855 Riverside Drive
Jackson, MS 39202

Fax: 601-300-2932

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Verse of the Year

God is working in you, giving you the desire and the power to do what pleases Him.

Philippians 2:13