|Admission Standards||Very Easy|
The acceptance rate at Belhaven University is 50%. It ranks #4 in Mississippi for lowest rate of acceptance. Belhaven University is a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Last year, 1,179 out of 2,380 applicants were admitted.
The school has very easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 56 percent (SAT 995/1135 ACT 19/23). Belhaven University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.4. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 24% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Belhaven University. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. .
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||510|
|SAT Math 25th||485|
|SAT Composite 25th||995|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||595|
|SAT Math 75th||540|
|SAT Composite 75th||1135|
|Average SAT Score||1070|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Belhaven University?
Belhaven University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 100 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 995 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 920. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1070 out of 1600. Belhaven University ranks #7 in Mississippi for highest average SAT composite score. 0 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1135 and Above||Good||>63%|
|1065 to 1135||Avg +||50%-63%|
|995 to 1065||Avg -||37%-50%|
|925 to 995||Reach||26%-37%|
|Less than 925||Low||<26%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||18|
|ACT Math 25th||19|
|ACT Composite 25th||19|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||25|
|ACT Math 75th||21|
|ACT Composite 75th||23|
|Average ACT Score||21|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Belhaven University?
Admission data indicates that Belhaven University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 17 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 21 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 23 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #7 in Mississippi for highest average ACT composite score. 0 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Belhaven University.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|23 and Above||Good||>63%|
|21 to 23||Avg +||50%-63%|
|19 to 21||Avg -||37%-50%|
|17 to 19||Reach||26%-37%|
|Less than 17||Low||<26%|
What GPA do you need to get into Belhaven University?
Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Belhaven University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Belhaven University was 3.4 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #9 in Mississippi for highest average GPA. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Belhaven University will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.
GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021
68% of Belhaven University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||4%|
|Top 25% of class||28%|
|Top 50% of class||68%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||22%||27%||24%|
The cost for prospective students to apply to Belhaven University is $25.
What are the requirements for admission to Belhaven University and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|Test Scores||Considered but not required|
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=175421 IPEDS survey data for Belhaven University.
50% of those who apply are granted admission to Belhaven University. Admission competition is low and the college has very easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 995 and 1135. 0% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 19 and 23. 0% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.