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Bellevue University Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on Bellevue University, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you'll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is Bellevue University Ranked?

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2021 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, 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

College Factual ranked Bellevue University as #1,492 out of 1,715 colleges and universities in the country on its 2021 Best Colleges list.

Bellevue University also holds the #19 spot on the Best Colleges in Nebraska ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Bellevue University?

Acceptance Rate

If you are worried about getting into Bellevue University, don't be. The school has a liberal open admissions policy, which means you only need to meet basic requirements in order to be admitted. Still, be sure to submit a complete application and provide any other requested materials.

Learn more about Bellevue University admissions.

Bellevue University Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Bellevue University is 40 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1. This may indicate that some of your classes will be larger in size than they would be at other schools. However, upper level classes will probably be smaller.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

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

The freshmen retention rate of 74% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like Bellevue University enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  74 out of 100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Bellevue University.

Excellent Overall Diversity at Bellevue University

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 5,744 undergraduates at Bellevue University with 4,919 being full-time and 825 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

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 41% of students took out student loans averaging $4,645 a year. That adds up to $18,580 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?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Bellevue University make about $53,600 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is good news for future Bellevue University graduates 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

Bellevue University is a private not-for-profit institution located in Bellevue, Nebraska. Bellevue University is located in a safe and convenient suburb.

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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 is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

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

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