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Bellevue University Data & Information Overview

Want the scoop on Bellevue University? We've put together a comprehensive report on the school that covers what majors Bellevue University offers, how the school ranks, how diverse it is, and much more. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is Bellevue University Ranked?

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2021 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Bellevue University was awarded 57 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is business, management and marketing.

Overall Quality

Bellevue University is ranked #1,492 out of 1,715 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2021 Best Colleges list.

Out of the 19 colleges in Nebraska, Bellevue University is ranked at #19.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Bellevue University?

Acceptance Rate

Returning adults and other non-traditional students may appreciate the fact that Bellevue University has an open admissions policy. This means that you'll only have to submit basic materials, which may include proof that you completed high school or an equivalent program.

Learn more about Bellevue University admissions.

Bellevue University Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At Bellevue University, the student to faculty ratio is 40 to 1. Compared to the national average of 15 to 1, this is somewhat high. This could mean that class sizes may be larger than they are at other colleges or universities or that professors may be required to teach more classes.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Bellevue University is 13%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  13 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Bellevue University

Freshmen Retention Rate

Bellevue University has a freshmen retention rate of 74%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  74 out of 100

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Excellent Overall Diversity at Bellevue University

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 6,454 undergraduates at Bellevue University with 4,211 being full-time and 2,243 being part-time.

Bellevue University Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

With an overall score of 85.62 out of 100, Bellevue University is one of the most diverse schools in the nation.

Overall Diversity Score  85.62 out of 100
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How Much Does Bellevue University Cost?

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.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Bellevue University, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. 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.

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How Much Money Do Bellevue University Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Bellevue University make around $53,600 per year during the early years of their employment. That's great news for Bellevue University students since it is 35% more than the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year.


See which majors at Bellevue University make the most money.

Location of Bellevue University

Located in Bellevue, Nebraska, Bellevue University is a private not-for-profit institution. The suburban atmosphere of Bellevue makes it a great place for students who want the amenities of city life without actually living in the middle of a constant hustle and bustle.

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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

Bellevue University Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 41 majors graduated from Bellevue University. Of these students, 1,759 received undergraduate degrees and 800 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
General Business/Commerce 353 $47,400
Business Administration & Management 271 $57,900
Information Technology 134 $50,700
General Social Sciences 131 $34,200
Management Information Systems 93 $80,100
Human Resource Management 82 $43,700
Health & Medical Administrative Services 80 $45,800
Computer Information Systems 70 $49,200
Business Support & Assistant Services 49 NA
Legal Professions (Other) 49 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Bellevue University along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Bellevue University

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2017-2018, 8,213 students took at least one online class at Bellevue University. This is an increase from the 7,580 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 8,213 7,690
2016-2017 7,580 6,848
2015-2016 7,814 7,072
2014-2015 8,516 7,653
2013-2014 8,492 7,793

Learn more about online learning at Bellevue University.

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Notes and 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.


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