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Bellevue University Overview

Bellevue University is a private not-for-profit institution located in Bellevue, Nebraska. Bellevue is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.

What Is Bellevue University Known For?

4,919 Full-Time Undergraduates
$12,055 Avg Cost After Aid
  • The highest degree offered at Bellevue University is the doctor's degree.
  • In 2017-2018, 13% of the faculty were full-time.
  • Students who graduate from Bellevue University with a bachelor's degree make about $53,600 a year. That's 31% more than those who graduate from other schools.
  • On average, it takes about 4.0 years for students from Bellevue University to earn a bachelor's degree. This is excellent when compared to the average of 4.4 years.

Bellevue University Rankings

Bellevue University landed the #1,492 spot in College Factual's 2021 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 1,715 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking. Out of the 19 colleges in Nebraska, it is ranked at #19.

The following table lists the notable rankings from College Factual that Bellevue University has received.

Notable Undergraduate Rankings for Bellevue University

Ranking Type Rank
Best Colleges for Veterans 14
Best Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 27
Best Colleges for Diversity 506
Best Colleges 1,492

Where Is Bellevue University?

Location of Bellevue University

Contact details for Bellevue University are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1000 Galvin Rd S, Bellevue, NE 68005-3098
Phone: 402-291-8100
Website: www.bellevue.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BellevueUniversity
Twitter: https://twitter.com/BellevueU

How Do I Get Into Bellevue University?

You can apply to Bellevue University online at: www.bellevue.edu/application/

As long as you submit the requested materials to Bellevue University when applying, you shouldn't have to worry about getting in since the school has an open admissions policy.

Can I Afford Bellevue University?

34% Take Out Loans
6.4% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Bellevue University is $12,055. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Bellevue University

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$12,411 $13,177 $11,515 $18,574 $9,880

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Bellevue University, approximately 34% of students took out student loans averaging $5,125 a year. That adds up to $20,500 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Bellevue University is 6.4%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

Bellevue University Undergraduate Student Diversity

4,919 Full-Time Undergraduates
53% Women
35% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 5,744 undergraduate students at Bellevue University, with 4,919 being full-time and 825 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Bellevue University

There are also 2,911 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 4,919 full-time undergraduates at Bellevue University, 47% are male and 53% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Bellevue University

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Bellevue University students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Bellevue University Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 177
Black or African American 460
Hispanic or Latino 915
White 2,373
International Students 198
Other Races/Ethnicities 796

Geographic Diversity

Nebraska students aren't the only ones who study at Bellevue University. At this time, 10 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 42 countries are represented at Bellevue University. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, China, and Nepal.

Online Learning at Bellevue University

7,690 Took All Classes Online
8,213 Took At Least One Class Online
-0.1% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 54 bachelor’s degree and 24 master’s degree programs available online at Bellevue University. In 2017-2018, 8,213 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Bellevue University has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the most popular in Nebraska for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Bellevue University

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Bellevue University was -0.1%. This is the #168 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at Bellevue University regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Bellevue University majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 15%
Business Administration & Management 10%
Business Support & Assistant Services 4%
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 23%
Communication & Journalism 6%
Education 17%
General Biology 15%
General Education 17%
General Psychology 34%
Health & Medical Administrative Services 15%
Health & Physical Education 6%
Health Professions 8%
Human Resource Management 16%
Human Services 6%
Information Technology 7%
International Relations & National Security 68%
Management Information Systems 19%
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 9%
Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies 10%
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies 6%
Psychology 31%
Public Relations & Advertising 48%
Sustainability Science 10%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Bellevue University ranks compared to all other mostly online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Bellevue University.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Industrial Production Technology #2
Sustainability Science #3
Fine & Studio Arts #4
International Relations & National Security #4
Philosophy #7
General Sales & Marketing #8
Business Support & Assistant Services #8
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods #9
Sociology #10
General English Literature #10
General Social Sciences #11
Engineering Technologies #11
Design & Applied Arts #12
Philosophy & Religious Studies #12
Computer Programming #12
History #12
History #12
English Language & Literature #13
Health & Physical Education #13
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies #14
Non-Professional General Legal Studies #15
Visual & Performing Arts #17
General Education #18
Homeland Security #21
Information Science #22
Management Information Systems #23
Communication & Media Studies #28
Finance & Financial Management #28
Legal Professions #30
Human Services #32
Communication & Journalism #36
Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies #39
Public Administration #39
General Business/Commerce #45
General Psychology #46
Nursing #48
Marketing #51
Computer Information Systems #51
Psychology #52
Social Sciences #53
Information Technology #57
Public Administration & Social Service #60
Human Resource Management #67
Accounting #71
Computer & Information Sciences #72
Criminal Justice & Corrections #77
Education #79
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #80
Health & Medical Administrative Services #82
Business Administration & Management #105
Health Professions #112
Business, Management & Marketing #114

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Bellevue University Majors

In 2017-2018, Bellevue University awarded 3,518 undergraduate degrees and 1,600 graduate degrees. The table below shows the number of awards for each major.

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s
Accounting 0 30 9 0
Business Administration & Management 0 271 265 0
Business Support & Assistant Services 0 49 0 0
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 10 3 0
Communication & Media Studies 0 12 0 0
Computer Information Systems 0 70 49 0
Computer Programming 0 44 0 0
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 15 25 0
Design & Applied Arts 0 35 0 0
Finance & Financial Management 0 6 5 0
General Biology 0 41 0 0
General Business/Commerce 0 353 8 0
General Education 0 18 0 0
General English Literature 0 1 6 0
General Psychology 0 38 0 0
General Sales & Marketing 0 19 0 0
General Social Sciences 0 131 90 0
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 80 67 0
Health & Physical Education 0 18 0 0
History 0 2 0 0
Homeland Security 0 8 0 0
Human Resource Management 0 82 39 9
Human Services 0 25 7 0
Information Science 0 6 52 0
Information Technology 0 134 75 0
International Business 0 20 0 0
International Relations & National Security 0 8 11 0
Legal Professions (Other) 0 49 0 0
Management Information Systems 0 93 0 0
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 0 0 35 0
Marketing 0 26 14 0
Mathematics 0 2 0 0
Non-Professional General Legal Studies 0 34 0 0
Nursing 0 8 0 0
Philosophy 0 1 0 0
Public Administration 0 0 17 0
Public Relations & Advertising 0 9 14 0
Sociology 0 1 0 0
Sustainability Science 0 10 0 0
Total 0 3,518 1,582 18

References

*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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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