Bellevue University

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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2022 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 416 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is other management information systems and services.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2022 analysis, Bellevue University is ranked #541 out of 2,576 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality. This is an improvement over the previous year, when Bellevue University held the #1,492 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Out of the 22 colleges in Nebraska, Bellevue University is ranked at #5.

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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 27 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 19%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  19 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Bellevue University

Freshmen Retention Rate

Bellevue University has a freshmen retention rate of 78%. 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  78 out of 100

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

Bellevue University Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 8,204 undergraduates at Bellevue University with 5,077 being full-time and 3,127 being part-time.

How Much Does Bellevue University Cost?

The overall average net price of Bellevue University is $15,616. 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 +
$14,933 $13,777 $16,615 $18,043 $18,491

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 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 6.0%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do Bellevue University Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Bellevue University with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $53,600 in their early years. 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

Bellevue University is a private not-for-profit institution located in Bellevue, Nebraska. 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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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, 1,648 received undergraduate degrees and 922 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
Business Administration & Management 360 $57,900
Information Technology 150 $50,700
General Business/Commerce 143 $47,400
Business Support & Assistant Services 135 NA
General Social Sciences 104 $34,200
Management Information Systems 92 $80,100
Human Resource Management 71 $43,700
Computer Information Systems 68 $49,200
Computer Programming 54 NA
Fine & Studio Arts 48 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 2018-2019, 11,008 students took at least one online class at Bellevue University. This is an increase from the 8,213 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2018-2019 11,008 10,503
2017-2018 8,213 7,690
2016-2017 7,580 6,848
2015-2016 7,814 7,072
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.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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