October 18. 2017 (Jackson, Miss.) - Belhaven University is one of only a 100 universities in the country to receive the distinction of America's 100 Best College Buys. This is the 13th consecutive year the University was recognized for its affordability and financial aid available to students.
This award affirms the tremendous value found in a degree from Belhaven University, said Belhaven President Dr. Roger Parrott. In this time of high-cost tuition and economic uncertainty, it is all the more important for colleges to show students and parents that they are getting the most for their money. We take great pride in being named to this prestigious list of colleges and universities. We strive to be exceptional stewards of our resources and seek to provide a quality education at costs that are obtainable for all students.
Belhaven's affordable tuition is due to several factors that help students receive a quality education at a low cost. More than 90% the University's students receive some form of financial aid. The value of a degree from Belhaven is a long-term investment into a student's future.
America's 100 Best College Buys are selected by Institutional Research and Evaluation, Inc., an independent analysis and consultant organization specializing in the recruiting and retention of students for institutions of higher learning.
The institutions chosen must be accredited, four-year institutions offering bachelor degrees and full residential facilities, including residence halls and dining services. Schools must also have an entering freshman class with a high school grade point average and/or SAT/ACT score equal to or above the national average for entering college freshmen.