Belhaven University

Belhaven Demographics & Diversity Report

College Factual's 2021 diversity report brings to light the racial demographics, age range, gender ratios, and geographic origins of Belhaven students.

Belhaven Student Population

How Many Students Attend Belhaven University?

Belhaven total enrollment is approximately 4,574 students.

1,199 are undergraduates and 268 are graduate students.

Belhaven Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Belhaven undergraduate population is made up of 58% women, and 42% men.

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For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Belhaven Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 580
Black or African American 302
Asian 106
Unknown 94
Hispanic 49
Multi-Ethnic 40
International 21
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Belhaven Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 46% of full-time grad students are women, and 54% men.

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Belhaven Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

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Race/Ethnicity Number
Asian 146
Unknown 97
Black or African American 15
White 7
Hispanic 2
International 1
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
Multi-Ethnic 0

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Above Average in Overall Diversity Nationwide

Belhaven achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #857 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  857 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  75.63 out of 100
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High overall diversity means a high variety of students of different races, ethnicities, ages, and genders, from all parts of the country and abroad.

How Does Belhaven Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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Belhaven overall diversity is higher than the national average, although some aspects of their diversity may be stronger than others.

Above Average when it Comes to Racial/Ethnic Diversity

62% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

Belhaven is ranked 1,394 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  1394 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  63.24 out of 100
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High racial/ethnic diversity in the student body means plenty of opportunities to interact with and learn from students with different backgrounds and cultures than you.

Belhaven Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
Black or African American 2,111
White 1,255
Asian 449
Unknown 442
Hispanic 146
Multi-Ethnic 96
International 52
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Belhaven University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 725
Black or African American 282
Asian 11
Multi-Ethnic 2
Hispanic 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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Average Male/Female Ratio

More Female Students

Belhaven ranks 2,416 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  2416 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  36.26 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.

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There are approximately 3,122 female students and 1,452 male students at Belhaven.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Belhaven is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  97.88 out of 100.
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There are more male teachers than female teachers at this school.

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There are approximately 508 female teachers and 530 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

59.75% Out of State

Belhaven ranks 437 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

59.75% of Belhaven students come from out of state, and 0% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  79 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 23 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.

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Top 5 States

State Amount
Mississippi 91
Louisiana 42
Texas 24
Alabama 19
Tennessee 16

International Students at Belhaven

Students from 32 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, United Kingdom, and South Korea.

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High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
16.40% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  90.56 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Belhaven, 16.40% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

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Student Age Group Amount
35 and over 1,660
25-29 857
30-34 584
22-24 519
20-21 431
18-19 300
Under 18 0

Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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