November 21, 2013 (Jackson) - Belhaven University is one of only a 100 universities in the country that received the distinction of America's 100 Best College Buys. This is the eleventh consecutive year Belhaven was recognized for its affordability and financial aid available to its students.

Kevin Russell, Vice President for University Advancement, said, “We take great pride in being named to this prestigious list of colleges and universities for the eleventh year. We strive to be exceptional stewards of our resources and seek to provide a quality education at costs that are obtainable for our prospective students. This award affirms the tremendous value found in a degree from Belhaven University."

Belhaven's affordable tuition is due to several factors that help students receive a quality education at a low cost. A total of 90% of Belhaven students receive some form of financial aid. Academic, art and sport scholarships are just three of the many student scholarships awarded. The value of a degree from Belhaven University is a long-term investment into a student's future. Belhaven also lowers the cost of books and other college expenses.

Russell adds, “Our Admission and Financial Aid offices help make a Belhaven degree possible for every student that is accepted to enroll at Belhaven. We constantly strive to reach beyond the expectations of our students as we work with them to find God's plan for their lives. We know that when a student comes to Belhaven, they will have an experience that will change their lives...that's what we do!”

America's 100 Best College Buys were picked based on the research of Institutional Research and Evaluation, Inc., an independent analysis and consultant organization specializing in the recruiting and retention of students for institutions of higher learning.