Bellevue University

Bellevue, NE 68005
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Bellevue University is one of the seventeen private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in Nebraska. The campus is located in a suburb, in Bellevue.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 8,655 students attend the school. Every year 17% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Bellevue University's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $7,152, and fees were $600. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $7,152 and $600 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge Suburb
Number of Students8,655
Student to Faculty Ratio40:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate74%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 1 4

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1977 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Application fee
Undergrads $50
Graduates $75

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$298/credit
In State Students$298/credit
Out of State Students$298/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$565/credit
In State Students$565/credit
Out of State Students$565/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $13,410 $13,410 $13,410
ADN 70 $20,860 $20,860 $20,860
BSN 125 $37,250 $37,250 $37,250
FNP 50 $28,250 $28,250 $28,250
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 89% of Bellevue University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 37% $4,048
Other Federal Grant 15% $413
State Grant & Scholarships 15% $675
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 78% $4,602
Federal Student Loans 41% $4,645
Private Loans -- --


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$10,350
$30,001 to $48,000$12,388
$48,001 to $75,000$13,898
$75,001 to $110,000--
Over $110,000$16,102

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Race/ethnicity unknown
Black/African American
Non-resident alien
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Nebraska state board of nursing.
Bellevue University
1000 Galvin Rd S
Bellevue, NE 68005

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