Bellevue University

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$7,176
0.336% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$13,261
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
6.06%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
11,637
58.9% Full-Time

About

Bellevue University is a higher education institution located in Sarpy County, NE. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Bellevue University were General Business (353 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (169 degrees), and General Social Sciences (131 degrees).

In 2019, 2,559 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Bellevue University. 49.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 50.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,277 degrees), 3.09 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (413 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Bellevue University is $7,176, which is $-14,850 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Bellevue University is $7,176, which is $-14,850 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $13,261.

In 2019, 37% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 37% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$7,176
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Bellevue University was $7,176. The cost of tuition at Bellevue University is $-14,850 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

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Average Net Price

$13,261
2019 Value
37.6%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Bellevue University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $13,261. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Bellevue University grew by 37.6%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,133
Room and Board
$1,350
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Bellevue University was of $11,133 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,350. The cost of room and board increased by 17.9% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

37%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
37%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

37% of undergraduate students at Bellevue University received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 15.6% with respect to 2018, when 32% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
6.06%
2017 Default Rate
175
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Bellevue University was 6.06%, which represents 175 out of the 2887 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Bellevue University has a total enrollment of 11,637 students. The full-time enrollment at Bellevue University is 6,860 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,777. This means that 58.9% of students enrolled at Bellevue University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Bellevue University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 47.6% White, 11.5% Hispanic or Latino, 11.3% Black or African American, 2.97% Asian, 2.44% Two or More Races, 0.533% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.301% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Bellevue University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (27.7%), followed by White Male (22.4%) and Black or African American Female (6.62%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (30.5%), followed by White Male (19.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (6.73%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

58.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Bellevue University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 11,637 students. The full-time enrollment at Bellevue University is 6,860 and the part-time enrollment is 4,777. This means that 58.9% of students enrolled at Bellevue University are enrolled full-time compared with 69.2% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

78%
2019 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Bellevue University was 78%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (74%), Bellevue University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    5,544
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1,340
  3. Black or African American
    1,314

The enrolled student population at Bellevue University is 47.6% White, 11.5% Hispanic or Latino, 11.3% Black or African American, 2.97% Asian, 2.44% Two or More Races, 0.533% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.301% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 53.3% White, 16% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.9% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 2,678 students (23%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 33 fewer women than men received degrees from Bellevue University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Bellevue University is white (1,277 degrees awarded). There were 3.09 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (413 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Bellevue University is General Business (353 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (169 degrees) and General Social Sciences (131 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Bellevue University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (430 degrees awarded), Business (1,333 degrees), and Legal (83 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Bellevue University are Accountants & auditors (1,044,460 people), Other managers (956,135 people), Software developers (666,334 people), Financial managers (573,669 people), and Chief executives & legislators (484,347 people).

The most specialized majors at Bellevue University are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (430 degrees awarded), Business (1,333 degrees), Legal (83 degrees), Social Sciences (241 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (49 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Bellevue University are Surgeons, Physicians, Public relations specialists, Architectural & engineering managers, and Cardiovascular technologists and technicians

The most specialized majors at Bellevue University are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (430 degrees awarded), Business (1,333 degrees), Legal (83 degrees), Social Sciences (241 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (49 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Bellevue University are Computer Systems Design (1,102,160 people), Elementary & secondary schools (779,538 people), Banking & related activities (622,236 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (596,612 people), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments (563,244 people).

The most specialized majors at Bellevue University are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (430 degrees awarded), Business (1,333 degrees), Legal (83 degrees), Social Sciences (241 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (49 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Bellevue University.
Most Common
  1. 353 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 169 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 131 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Bellevue University was General Business with 353 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

1,296
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
1,263
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 1,296 degrees were awarded to men at Bellevue University, which is 1.03 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,263).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 211 degrees were awarded to men at Bellevue University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.1 times more than the 192 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 192 degrees were awarded to women at Bellevue University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.91 times less than the 211 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

17%
100% Completion Time
17%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 17% of students graduating from Bellevue University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 17% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 17% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
N/A
Highest Graduation Rate (N/A%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Bellevue University is N/A and N/A (N/A% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, N/A% of graduates (N/A students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,277 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    413 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    330 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Bellevue University is white (1,277 degrees awarded). There were 3.09 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (413 degrees).

12.9% of degree recipients (330 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Male
    640 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    637 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    223 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Bellevue University is white male (640 degrees awarded). There were 1 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (637 degrees).

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Operations

Bellevue University has an endowment valued at nearly $87.2M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $4.74M (5.44%), compared to the 4.44% average return ($1.71M on $38.5M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2019, Bellevue University had a total salary expenditure of $91.5M. Bellevue University employs 30 Associate professors, 30 Assistant professors, and 17 Professors. Most academics at Bellevue University are Female Associate professors (17), Male Assistant professors(16), and Female Assistant professors (14).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Bellevue University are: Management, with 209 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 145 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 56 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$87.2M
2019 Endowment
0.918%
decline from 2018

Bellevue University has an endowment valued at about $87.2M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Bellevue University declined 0.918% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $48.7M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $354k - Federal
  2. $499k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Bellevue University received $354k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $499k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$46.4M
2019 Salaries
12.2%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Bellevue University paid a median of $46.4M in salaries, which represents 50.7% of their overall expenditure ($91.5M) and a 12.2% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.46% growth from 2017 and a 4.56% decline from 2016.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.1M (40.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$6.1M
Instructional Salaries
85
Number of Employees

In 2019, Bellevue University paid a total of $6.1M to 85 employees working as instructors, which represents 13.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.2M (32.7%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
30 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
209 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Bellevue University were Associate professor with 30 employees; Assistant professor with 30 employees; and Assistant professor with 17 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Bellevue University were Management with 209 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 145 employees; and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 56 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Associate professor
  2. Male Assistant professor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Bellevue University was Female Associate professor with 17 employees, Male Assistant professor with 16 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 14 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Bellevue University.

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