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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?

1,759 Undergraduate Awards
$19,097 Avg Cost After Aid
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the doctor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Bellevue University.
  • 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.

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Bellevue University Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Bellevue University has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#44 Most Popular Online Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#142 Best Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Bellevue University.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Best Business Support & Assistant Services Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Best Management Information Systems Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#17 Best General Business/Commerce Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#19 Most Popular Online Business, Management & Marketing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#27 Best Health & Medical Administrative Services Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#39 Best Design & Applied Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#40 Best Human Resource Management Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#47 Best International Business Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#65 Best Business, Management & Marketing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#84 Best Business Administration & Management Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Bellevue University has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#1 Best Management Information Systems Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#6 Best Business Administration & Management Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#7 Best Business, Management & Marketing Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#7 Best General Business/Commerce Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#7 Best Health & Medical Administrative Services Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#65 Best Business Bachelor’s Degree Schools Business Degree Central

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?

$19,097 Net Price
34% Take Out Loans
6.4% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Bellevue University is $19,097. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

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

4,211 Full-Time Undergraduates
54% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 6,454 undergraduate students at Bellevue University, with 4,211 being full-time and 2,243 being part-time.

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

There are also 3,167 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 4,211 full-time undergraduates at Bellevue University, 46% are male and 54% 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 198
Black or African American 454
Hispanic or Latino 563
White 2,114
International Students 9
Other Races/Ethnicities 873

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 Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Business Administration & Management 271 265 0 536
General Business/Commerce 353 8 0 361
General Social Sciences 131 90 0 221
Information Technology 134 75 0 209
Health & Medical Administrative Services 80 67 0 147
Human Resource Management 82 39 9 130
Computer Information Systems 70 49 0 119
Management Information Systems 93 0 0 93
Information Science 6 52 0 58
Business Support & Assistant Services 49 0 0 49
Legal Professions (Other) 49 0 0 49
Computer Programming 44 0 0 44
General Biology 41 0 0 41
Marketing 26 14 0 40
Criminal Justice & Corrections 15 25 0 40
Accounting 30 9 0 39
General Psychology 38 0 0 38
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 0 35 0 35
Design & Applied Arts 35 0 0 35
Non-Professional General Legal Studies 34 0 0 34
Human Services 25 7 0 32
Public Relations & Advertising 9 14 0 23
International Business 20 0 0 20
General Sales & Marketing 19 0 0 19
International Relations & National Security 8 11 0 19
General Education 18 0 0 18
Health & Physical Education 18 0 0 18
Public Administration 0 17 0 17
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 10 3 0 13
Communication & Media Studies 12 0 0 12
Finance & Financial Management 6 5 0 11
Sustainability Science 10 0 0 10
Nursing 8 0 0 8
Homeland Security 8 0 0 8
General English Literature 1 6 0 7
History 2 0 0 2
Mathematics 2 0 0 2
Philosophy 1 0 0 1
Sociology 1 0 0 1
Industrial Production Technology 0 0 0 0
Fine & Studio Arts 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 1,759 791 9 2,559

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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