High School Students

If your college expectations include study with faculty celebrated for their excellent teaching, learning with students recognized for their unique experiences and contributions, and living in a community dedicated to the service of Christ and celebration of faith, you will find a home at Belhaven University. We look forward to getting to know you and to welcoming you to our community.

As a high school senior, the requirements for admission are as follows:

  • Completed admission application
  • $25 application fee - online payment form
  • An official ACT, SAT, or CLT score report, unless you are applying as “Test Optional.” Belhaven's ACT institutional code is 2180; its SAT code is 1055.
    Test Optional Instructions: Students who will not submit ACT, SAT or CLT scores as part of their admission application will need to indicate that they are applying as “Test Optional” on their admission application.  If you are considering this option, we encourage you to speak with your admission counselor. Please note that some academic majors such as Education and Nursing require test scores and the University reserves the right to request an academic recommendation in lieu of test scores.  Students must have a minimum of a 2.75 high school cumulative GPA to be eligible to apply as Test Optional.
  • Official academic transcripts from all institutions attended. Minimum GPA required is 2.0. Transcript request form. (PDF)
  • An essay, interview, and letter of recommendation may be submitted voluntarily by the student or may be requested by the admission office if student does not meet minimum requirements for acceptance.
  • 2 Mumps/Measles/Rubella Immunizations

Net Price Calculator
Complete the estimator to know what you may qualify for financially if you attend Belhaven. This is only an estimate. We encourage you to work with your admission counselor and student financial aid staff when you are ready to apply for admission and financial aid. Only complete the estimator if you would enroll at Belhaven as a first time freshman.

Home Schooled or Classically Educated Students

Are you a home schooled student or a classically educated student ? We have more information for you!

The Department of Education, in collaboration with students, has created the studentaid.ed.gov web site which is intended to be the go-to source for information and resources about planning, preparing and paying for college education.

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