EIN 64-0303069

Belhaven University (BU)

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
1,317
Year formed
1883
Most recent tax filings
2020-06
Description
Among Christian colleges and universities, Belhaven University, formerly Belhaven College, stands at the forefront--both for its enduring commitment to the liberal arts as well as to the integration of the Christian faith into the classroom.

Program areas at BU

Belhaven University (Belhaven), is a christian liberal arts University dedicated to excellence in christian higher education. Belhaven's rich legacy with a christian curriculum is centered on the biblical worldview. This unique worldview curriculum seamlessly intertwines history, literature, art, music, and philosophy into a chronological core curriculum for all incoming freshmen and sophomores. Belhaven has received national recognition for its academic programs and affordability, and the college has earned regional accreditation by the commission on colleges of the southern association of colleges and schools (sacs). Belhaven is nationally accredited in all four of the arts: dance, music, theatre, and visual art. Offering 70 areas of study including academic majors and concentrations and a 12:1 student to faculty ratio for the traditional undergraduate program, Belhaven provides a close-knit learning community where students see the college's vision and mission lived out in the lives of faculty members. Accredited online degree programs are also available for students who desire distance learning with a christian curriculum. Belhaven has an enrollment of approximately 6,500 students, including approximately 5,500 students enrolled in its nontraditional program.
Auxiliary expenses-dormitories, cafeteria, vending machines, bookstore and post office.

Form 990s for BU

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-062021-04-14990View PDF
2019-062020-09-01990View PDF
2018-062019-06-19990View PDF
2017-062018-06-14990View PDF
2016-062017-08-31990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s

Who funds Belhaven University (BU)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
James W Hood Family FoundationTo Provide Education Opportunities and Support$300,000
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...and 11 more grants received
Federal funding details
Federal agencyProgram nameAmount
Department of EducationFEDERAL DIRECT LOAN PROGRAM$42,614,861
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...and 3 more federal grants / contracts

Financials for BU

RevenuesFYE 06/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$7,904,650
Program services$54,683,961
Investment income and dividends$213,148
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$168,032
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-590,727
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$-122,810
Miscellaneous revenues$281,272
Total revenues$62,537,526

Personnel at BU

NameTitleCompensation
Jeff L. RickelsVice President for University Advancement
Mr. David Tarrant2017, Vice President for Business Affairs and Chief Financial Officer$152,183
Scott LittleVice President for Athletics and Student Development$131,280
 Subscribe to viewDean$103,666
 Subscribe to view1995 , President$453,230
...and 7 more key personnel

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Nonprofit Types
Issues
Characteristics
Key performance indicators
Total revenues
$62,537,526
2020
Yearly growth
0.8%
% of revenues
n/a
Total expenses
$55,248,678
2020
Yearly growth
-13.8%
% of expenses
n/a
Total assets
$66,855,068
2020
Yearly growth
0.9%
% of assets
n/a
Num. employees
1,317
2020
Yearly growth
-1%
% of total
n/a
General information
Address
1500 Peachtree Street
Jackson, MS 39202
Metro area
Jackson, MS
Website URL
belhaven.edu/ 
Phone
(601) 968-5940
Facebook page
belhavenuniversity 
Twitter profile
@belhavenu 
IRS details
EIN
64-0303069
Fiscal year end
June
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
1883
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
B42: Undergraduate College (4-year)
NAICS code, primary
611310: Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
Parent/child status
Independent