Established in 1966, Bellevue University is a private, non-profit, regionally accredited institution with the main campus at Bellevue, Nebraska. Recognized as one of the worldwide leaders in adult education, the institute is a renowned name in the US Education System with more than 50,000 graduates to its credit since its establishment.
It offers more than 80 undergraduate and graduate degrees in popular majors of arts, science, business, technology, science, and professional education. The university is one of the first accredited institutions to offer online degree programs from 1966 and online Master of Business Administration degree.
Admissions at Bellevue University are available on open policy with multiple intakes round the year in the session terms of Fall, Winter, Spring and Summer. The institute observes a very high acceptance rate,thus, assuring that any candidate with a decent profile stands a chance of enrollment at the organization which makes it one of the popular choices to study in the USA.
The university is a prestigious recipient of the following awards:
|Type of university||Private|
|Season of intake||Fall, Winter, Spring and Summer|
|Application Fee||100 USD|
|Accepted Test scores||SAT, ACT|
|English language test scores||TOEFL|
|Work Study||Available for international students|
|Financial Aid||Available as Scholarships and awards|
The university offers a plethora of courses for international students which includes more than 80 degrees programs across four academic colleges namely:
Many bachelor's and graduate degree programs offered at the institute include Accounting & Finance, Analytics & Data Science, Justice & Security, Psychology, Business, Management and Leadership course most of which rank high in the lists of top national and international agencies.
The institute sprawls across a 46-acre main campus in Bellevue, Nebraska. Omaha is rated as one of the best places to live in the U.S according to U.S. News and World Report in 2016. Nearly 9,000 students complete graduation annually across the campus locations spread across the 4 US states namely Nebraska, Washington, Iowa, and Idaho. The main campus includes the following facilities:
The organization offers housing facilities in the apartments at Betz road and Royal Oaks. At Betz road, apartment students reside in 3 buildings with 2 and 4 bedroom units, while Royal Oaks has 1 and 2 bedroom units across 4 buildings.
The university admits international students in the Fall, Spring, Winter and Summer sessions following an open admissions policy. Although the admission process for both domestic and international students remains similar, international students should fulfill the university specified academic and non-academic requirements to secure admission to the program.
Application Portal: Complete the online application form in the Bellevue University’s website
Application fee: 100 USD (non-refundable)
Note: International students who do not meet TOEFL test score requirements can apply for an ESL program
Note that the completed application requirements should be mailed to: Bellevue University, International Undergraduate/Graduate Admissions, 1000 Galvin Road South, Bellevue, NE 68005, USA.
Admission Decision: On receipt of all supporting documents, the application will be evaluated and students are contacted via email and postal mail regarding the admission decision.
The university encourages the students to apply at earliest to secure admission to the desired session and allow enough time for visa interview appointments at the US Embassy /Consulate.
|Intake session||Document Deadlines||Visa Deadlines|
|Fall 2019||June 26||July 22|
|Winter 2019||September 25||October 21|
|Spring 2020||January 8||February 3|
|Summer 2020||April 1||April 27|
The enlisted table details an estimated budget for international students looking to study in the US by enrolling at the university for the Fall, Winter and Spring terms.
|Expenses||Undergraduate(27 credits)||Masters (18 credits)|
|Tuition & fees||12,550||11,605|
The university offers financial support to its aspirants in the form of various awards and scholarships for international students to study in the USA. In fact, 89% of full-time enrolled, first-time students receive some form of financial aid. The majority of scholarships at Bellevue University are offered by donors rather than the university itself. Few scholarships offered to international students include:
However, international students can opt for the following scholarships offered by external agencies.
Scholarship for international undergraduates:
Zip Hearing Health Awareness Scholarship, The Earnest Scholarship, The Justice Solutions Group “Future Mentors” Scholarship, The Responsive Empowering Others Scholarship, to name a few.
Scholarship for international graduates:
Aces Education Fund, American Association for University for Women- International Fellowships, Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest and Fortunate Coupons Scholarship by DealsShutter, among others.
|Institution Type||Private (Not for Profit)|
|Average Cost of Attendance||$12,280 / Year|
|Student : Faculty Ratio||2 : 1|
|Exams||Avg. Score||Min. Score||Max. Score||% Submitted|
The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees
|Undergraduate Programs||$12,280 / Year|
|Post Graduate Program||$11,425 / Year|
|On Campus Accomodation|
|Books & Supplies||$1,350 / Year|
|On campus, Room & Board||$8,532 / Year|
|On Campus, Other Expenses||$2,700 / Year|
|Off Campus Accomodation|
|Off campus (not with family), Room & Board||$10,350 / Year|
|Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses||$2,700 / Year|
|Off campus (with family), Room & Board||$1,890 / Year|
|Off campus (with family), Other Expenses||$1,890 / Year|
|North Central Association of Colleges and Schools|
|Total Faculty||Full Time||Part time||Graduate Assistants|
*All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary