• Address: 1000 Galvin Road South Bellevue, Nebraska 68005

  • Phone Number: 1.800.756.7920

  • Website: http://www.bellevue.edu/


About

Bellevue University is a private not-for-profit type university headquartered at Bellevue, Washington and was founded in 1966. The education provided at the university makes the students' industry ready. It aims to become a premier open-access university across the United States. Integrity, the transformational value of education, student-centricity, market-focus, and innovation are the guiding principles of the university.

It aims to increase the graduation & transfer rate to 65%. Student performance, institutional growth, people-collaboration and infrastructure management are the areas where the university currently focuses on. The phone number of the university is 1.800.756.7920. 

  • The total student population of the university is 8,896 which includes 7,137 full-time and 1,759 part-time students.

  • The student-faculty ratio is 31:1.

  • Bellevue University acceptance rate is 100% as it follows an open admission policy. 

  • Bellevue University address is 1000 Galvin Road South Bellevue, Nebraska 68005.


Bellevue University Online

 The university offers various online programs that can be accessed with the university portal.

  • The university offers programs in Bachelors, Masters, and Doctorate levels. Bellevue University majors are Accounting, Applied Science, Behavioral Sciences, Business Management, Computer Science, Criminal Justice, Design, Education, Health Science, History, Homeland Security and many more. 

  • Bellevue University login/student portal called the BRUIN allows the students to register for classes and view other academic notifications.

  • Bellevue University Blackboard named as the CyberActive is another academic portal that caters to student-needs in the university.

  • The BRUIN mail is the customized mailing channel for the students of the university. it also provides information about financial aid programs. 

  • The Social Networking Links of the University such as the Linkedin Career Services Group, Student Veterans Organisation provide connectivity and hence links to future careers.

  • The Student Life Services is a portal where students receive employment notifications.


Bellevue University Colleges

  • The College of Arts and Sciences

  • The College of Business

  • The College of Science and Technology

  • The College of Continuing and Professional Education


Bellevue University Reviews 

The reviews that the university receives is an indication of its acceptance in the country.

  • The curriculum caters to fit the need of each student.

  • It offers great online programs for those who are back-to-college after so many years.

  • The credit transfer facility is highly beneficial.

  • The diverse student population would teach the students, lessons on harmony among so many differences.

     

Overview

Institution Type

(4 Years) Private Not-For-Profit

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Headquartered at

Bellevue, Washington

FAFSA/Federal School Code

002538

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Institutional Accreditation

HLC

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Programmatic Accreditation

IACBE

Historically Black College or University

No

Data Source: http://www.bellevue.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS, Federal Student Aid, CHEA.

Accreditation

The university is regionally accredited by the Higher Learner Commision.

Programmatic Accreditation

The Business Education programs have been accredited by the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE).

Campus Life

A variety of meetings and gatherings at the university gives the student a chance to join in a myriad of activities and meet new people. The BU Community Calendar provides details of the same. The New Student Orientation Programs are ice-breakers for those who are new to the university. The academy would enable the first-timers to get along with the campus and university life. Campus tours, Scavenger Hunts and mock classrooms are some of the events in the program. 

  • The BRUIN Athletics Team is nationally ranked. The sports include Baseball, Volleyball, Soccer and many more which are played by the students. It has both men's and women's teams, and also co-ed teams. It also hosts e-sports. 

  • Various student clubs such as APIX, BU MIX and more help the students to get involved in the activities of the university.

  • The Bellevue University Student Housing services provide a comfortable stay for its students. The undergraduate students are given a higher priority than the graduate students to avail this facility.

  • The university partners with Aladdin Foods in order to provide the students with healthy meals.

  • The Personal Enrichment Programs (PEP) are an eye-opener to enhance personal and professional skills of the students. 

Statistics

Key Statistics
Student Faculty Ratio 31: 1
Retention Rate Full Time: 55 % Part Time: 40 %
Total Population 8,896
Student Population Full Time: 7,137 Part Time: 1,759
Gender Division Male: 49 % Female: 51 %

Graduation rate with bachelors degree completed

Race & Ethnicity

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Majors and Online Programs

Bellevue University offers 75 online programs across 20 Majors

Accounting

Offering 2 programs accross 2 degrees

Business Management

Offering 32 programs accross 3 degrees

Criminal Justice

Offering 3 programs accross 2 degrees

History

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Information Technology

Offering 2 programs accross 1 degrees

Psychology

Offering 4 programs accross 2 degrees

Law

Offering 2 programs accross 1 degrees

Health Science

Offering 4 programs accross 2 degrees

Public Administration

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Nursing

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Applied Science

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Design

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Information Systems

Offering 6 programs accross 2 degrees

Human Services

Offering 2 programs accross 2 degrees

Media Studies

Offering 2 programs accross 1 degrees

Behavioral Sciences

Offering 2 programs accross 2 degrees

Interdisciplinary Studies

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Education

Offering 2 programs accross 2 degrees

Computer Science

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Homeland Security

Offering 5 programs accross 2 degrees

Admissions

Application Fee
Undergraduate Application Fee $50
Graduate Application Fee $75

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2017.

Financial Aid and Scholarships

Financial aid is available as scholarships, grants, loans, and the work-study program. Grants and scholarships needn't be paid back. The work-study program enables students to finance their own education.

Students who want to avail the Financial Aid can fill the FAFSA form. Bellevue University Federal School Code is 002538.

  • The various grants offered include Federal Supplemental Opportunity Grant, Federal Pell Grant, Nebraska Opportunity Grant, Phi Theta Kappa Grant (PTK) and many more. 

  • Bellevue University Scholarships include Merit Scholarships, Outside Scholarships, Annual and Endowed Scholarships, Renewable Scholarships and many more.

  • The various loans include Parent Loans for Undergraduate students, Direct Loans, Graduate PLUS Loans and more. After completion of FAFSA Application, students are eligible for Federal Stafford.

Contact the university to know more about financial aid information. The Financial Aid Phone Number is 1.800.756.7920  or  1.402.293.2000.

Federal Aid

Federal Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Pell Grant $4,048 Undergraduate. U.S Citizen or an Eligible Non- Citizen. March 16th, 2019
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) $413 Undergraduate. U.S Citizen or an Eligible Non- Citizen. March 16th, 2019
Federal Loans Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Direct PLUS Loans $4,645 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen. Enrolled at least half-time. Dependent students. March 16th, 2019
Federal Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Federal Work Study Varies U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen. Enrolled at least half-time. Satisfactory academic progress. March 16th, 2019

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

State Grants and Scholarships

State Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Nebraska Opportunity Grant $675 Nebraska Resident. Enrolled Half time. Varies

Data Source: http://www.bellevue.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Scholarships and Grants

Institutional Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Emergency Grants Varies Enrolled at Bellevue University. Varies
Phi Theta Kappa Grant (PTK) $500 Undergraduate transfer students. Minimum of a 3.5 cumulative GPA. Varies
Institutional Scholarships Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Annual and Endowed Scholarships Varies Eligibility criteria set up by the donor. Enrolled Full time at Bellevue University. Varies
Bruin Community Scholarship Varies Undergraduate students. Minimum cumulative GPA of at least 2.75 on a 4.0 scale. Full-time enrollment. February 1st, 2019
Freshman Academic Achievement Scholarship Varies Undergraduate Student. Minimum cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Full-time enrollment. February 1st, 2019
Latino Dream Scholarship Varies Nebraska residents or residents of the Iowa county of Harrison, Mills, or Pottawattamie. Minimum cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale. February 1st, 2019
Dream Scholarship Varies Full time enrollment. Minimum cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale. U.S. Citizen or Legal Permanent Residents. February 1st, 2019

Data Source: http://www.bellevue.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Military and Veteran Benefits

Military Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Yellow Ribbon Program Varies Eligible for the maximum benefit rate (100%) under the Post 9/11 GI Bill. Must not be on active duty or a spouse transferee of an active duty member. Varies
Post 9/11 GI Bill $6,503 Individuals with at least 90 days of aggregate service after September 10, 2001. Honorably discharged with a service-connected disability after 30 days. Varies
Tuition Assistance Program $2,274 Eligible Members of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard. Varies

Data Source: http://www.bellevue.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal Aid based on family income

Family Income Average Federal Aid per year
Under $30,000 $10,704
$30,001 - $48,000 $9,438
$75,001 - $110,000 $11,838

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal, State or Institutional Aid Awarded Percent Avg Amount per year
Undergraduate students awarded Pell grants 42% $3,275
Federal, State or Institutional aid awarded for Full-time, first-time undergraduates 87% $7,413
Federal Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 50% $4,086
Institutional Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 62% $6,832
Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 44% $5,184
Federal Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 44% $5,184
Average aid awarded as grant or scholarship $ 6,349
Post-9/11 GI Bill Award Number of Students Amount per year
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits 1,599 $6,147
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduate students 1,114 $6,323
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduate students 485 $5,744

Data Source: http://www.bellevue.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Library

The Freeman/Lozier Library of the university has provisions to borrow books from the library, on-time delivery of documents, and reciprocal borrowing privileges. Citations can be managed using the Noodle tools. There are several databases and tutorials available. 

The Turnitin Plagiarism Checker can also be used from the library. A study room can be booked in prior. Research Assistance Program is also available for the student's benefits.

There are library guides available along with a copyright center. There's also a mobile app called Bookmyne where students can check online databases and access library information. 

FAQ's

  Is Bellevue University accredited?

The University is accredited by the Higher Learner Commision (HLC).

  How much is the tuition at the University?

The average tuition for an Undergraduate program at the University is $7,752 for both In-State and Out-State students.

  What are the majors offered by the University?

Bellevue University offers 75 online programs across 20 majors.

  What is the acceptance rate at the University?

The University follows an open admission policy.

  Which online portal does the University use?

Bellevue University login/student portal called the BRUIN allows the students to register for classes and view other academic notifications. Also, Blackboard named as the CyberActive is another academic portal that caters to student-needs in the university.

  What is the federal school code of the University?

The FAFSA/Federal school code of the University is 002538.

  Does the University provide financial aid?

Yes, the University offers financial aid in the form of loans, grants, and scholarships to eligible students.

  Does the University have a library?

The Freeman/Lozier Library of the university has provisions to borrow books from the library, on-time delivery of documents, and reciprocal borrowing privileges. There are several databases and tutorials available. There's also a mobile app called Bookmyne where students can check online databases and access library information. 

  How many students go to Bellevue University?

The total student population of the university is 8,896 which includes 7,137 full-time and 1,759 part-time students.

  What is the address?

The University address is 1000 Galvin Road South Bellevue, Nebraska Zip Code - 68005.

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