Bellevue University

Bellevue University

Bellevue University is a private, coeducational, not-for-profit institution located in Bellevue, Nebraska, United States. It was founded in 1966 as Bellvue College. In 1994, it was given its present name, along with University status. It presently grants admission to more than 5,000 students every year. It also serves a large number of off-campus students with its comprehensive online learning programs.

The Colleges under Bellvue University include the following:

  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • College of Business
  • College of Distributed Learning
  • College of Information Technology
  • College of Professional Studies

The university's sports teams are called the Bruins. The official mascot is the Bruin. Men participate in baseball, basketball, and soccer, and women participate in soccer, softball, and volleyball. In 1995, Bellevue University won the NAIA Baseball World Series.

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Contacting Bellevue

Bellevue University
1000 Galvin Rd S
Bellevue , NE 68005-3098
General Phone: (402) 291-8100

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Bellevue Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management1,708business, business management, accounting, human resources, MIS, management information systems, sales
Medical Administration305health and medical administrative
Liberal Arts300English, social services, sociology, history
Computer Science and Engineering245computer and info science, information technology
Education and Teaching23physical education teaching
Therapy and Counseling23psychology
Art Studies19art studies
Family and Social Work18public administration
Religion and Philosophy8philosophy

Number of programs and degrees for Bellevue in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree1,83820
Master's degree8237

Bellevue Student Body

In 2007-2008, Bellevue had a total enrollment of 7,792 students (6,825 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 73%
Graduate 27%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 70%
Black 12%
Hispanic 5%
Asian 2%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 5%
(Foreign Students) 4%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 3%
20-21 5%
22-24 13%
25-29 24%
30-34 18%
35-39 14%
40-49 18%
50-64 5%
65+ 0%

Bellevue Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 28 %
Part-Time 30 %

Bellevue Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Bellevue, Nebraska for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Nebraska Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Bellevue Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 6,030
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 6,030
Books and supplies $ 1,500

Financial Aid:
Bellevue participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 974300)

Bellevue Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Associate professorcalendar year2*3$61,438
Assistant professorcalendar year6$55,3357$53,634
All faculty totalcalendar year8$56,34910$55,975

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year11$67,9785$69,702
Associate professoracademic year8$55,3329$53,226
Assistant professoracademic year16$53,50013$46,621
No academic rankacademic year1*0*
All faculty totalacademic year36$57,90027$53,097

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Bellevue Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball Midlands Collegiate Athletic Conference
Baseball Midlands Collegiate Athletic Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports285886

Bellevue Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Management Information Systems and Services, Other
Management Information Systems, General
Selling Skills and Sales Operations

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Information Technology

Education And Teaching
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching

Family And Social Work
Public Administration

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
History, General
Social Sciences, General

Mathematics, General

Medical Administration
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other

Religion And Philosophy

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

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checked Grants credits for AP courses
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