Resources › For Students and Parents Bellevue University Admissions Costs, Financial Aid, Graduation Rates & More Share Flipboard Email Print Bellevue University. midnightcomm / Flickr For Students and Parents College Admissions College Profiles College Admissions Process College Rankings Choosing A College Application Tips Essay Samples & Tips Testing Graphs College Financial Aid Extracurricular Activities Advanced Placement Homework Help Private School Test Prep College Life Graduate School Business School Law School Distance Learning View More By Allen Grove College Admissions Expert Ph.D., English, University of Pennsylvania M.A., English, University of Pennsylvania B.S., Materials Science & Engineering and Literature, MIT Dr. Allen Grove is an Alfred University English professor and a college admissions expert with 20 years of experience helping students transition to college. our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Allen Grove Updated March 04, 2018 Bellevue University Admissions Overview: Bellevue has open admissions, meaning that any student has the opportunity to attend the school. ACT or SAT scores are not a required part of a student's application. To apply, applicants must submit an online application, and include a high school transcript and application fee. The school's website has additional information about applying, and you are encouraged to contact the Admissions Office with any questions. Admissions Data (2016): Bellevue University Acceptance Rate: - %Bellevue University has open admissionsTest Scores -- 25th / 75th PercentileSAT Critical Reading: - / -SAT Math: - / -SAT Writing: - / -What's a good SAT score?ACT Composite: - / -ACT English: - / -ACT Math: - / -What's a good ACT score? Bellevue University Description: Located in Bellevue, Nebraska, Bellevue University was founded in 1966, primarily as an educational option for working adults. Today, Bellevue has a high percentage of "non-traditional" students, and welcomes transfer students as well. The city of Bellevue, just south of Omaha, has a population of around 50,000. Bellevue University offers bachelor, master, and doctorate degrees, with fields in business, IT, and social sciences being among the most popular. The college has an impressively low tuition, and provides financial aid to over 80% of its students. Bellevue has a number of activities for students to join—including honor societies, academic groups, and extracurricular clubs. Athletically, the Bellevue Bruins compete in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). In 2015, the teams moved from the Midlands Collegiate Athletic Conference to the North Star Athletic Association. Popular sports include golf, soccer, basketball, and volleyball. Enrollment (2016): Total Enrollment: 8,896 (5,554 undergraduates)Gender Breakdown: 49% Male / 51% Female85% Full-time Costs (2016 - 17): Tuition and Fees: $7,365Books: $1,350 (why so much?)Room and Board: $6,399Other Expenses: $2,700Total Cost: $17,814 Bellevue University Financial Aid (2015 - 16): Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 92%Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of AidGrants: 87%Loans: 44%Average Amount of AidGrants: $7,413Loans: $5,184 Academic Programs: Most Popular Majors: Business, HR Management, Social Sciences, Computer/Information Sciences, Medical Administration Services, Criminal Justice Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates: First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 55%Transfer Out Rate: 75%4-Year Graduation Rate: 13%6-Year Graduation Rate: 13% Intercollegiate Athletic Programs: Men's Sports: Soccer, Golf, Baseball, BasketballWomen's Sports: Soccer, Volleyball, Softball, Golf Data Source: National Center for Educational Statistics If You Like Bellevue University, You May Also Like These Schools: Applicants interested in Bellevue for its size should also consider Truman State University, Emporia State University, Creighton University, Drake University, the University of Nebraska at Kearny, and Bemidji State University, all of which are also in the Midwest, and have generally accessible admissions standards. Bellevue University Missions Statement Bellevue University missions statement from http://www.bellevue.edu/about/about-us/mission-values/ "Bellevue University effectively engages students in earning awards and degrees that prepare them to thrive in a connected, competitive world. We provide students with a powerful foundation for personal value creation, instilling the confidence they need to take control of their lives and to be responsible citizens of the global community. We teach the value of a free market, capitalist economic system and the importance of preserving our American heritage of a democratic and free way of life."