Bellevue University — A Leader in Adult Learning

Bellevue University is a private, non-profit institution that understands the learning needs of busy, working adults. Trusted for 50 years to provide career-relevant learning programs and services, Bellevue University helps students succeed. We call it Real Learning for Real Life.

  • Online Learning
    Our online classroom is easy to access, and the learning is rich and relevant. The professors who teach online take specialized training courses enabling them to develop truly interactive curriculums to effectively engage and inspire students
  • Main Campus
    Bellevue University's beautiful 46-acre main campus is located just outside of Omaha in Bellevue, Nebraska. Bellevue University has graduated over 48,000 students and serves more than 10,000 students annually at a total of 15 locations and everywhere online.
  • Accreditation
    Bellevue University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission through the U.S. Department of Education (www.hlcommission.org) 800-621-7440.
  • Cohort Learning
    Bellevue University students participate in classes with groups of peers with similar backgrounds and career aspirations, so you will learn from shared experiences and perspectives - and develop relationships that serve you throughout your life.
Bellevue University Campus

Awards & Recognition

Newsweek Top Online College

Bellevue University is one of America’s top online colleges and universities, according to Newsweek, and one of 75 institutions to receive a five-star rating — the recognition list’s highest honor.

Bellevue University ranked #67 overall among public and private universities in Newsweek’s ranking of online colleges and universities, published October 2021. Read more about the Newsweek award in our Newsroom.

Phi Theta Kappa Transfer Honor Roll

Bellevue University Among Nation's Best in 2021 for Community College Transfer. For a fifth year, Phi Theta Kappa has named Bellevue University to its Transfer Honor Roll which recognizes excellence in creating dynamic transfer pathways for community college students. The selection places Bellevue University in the top 25% of highest rated schools nationwide, affirming our long history of generous credit transfer and innovation in in creating transfer pathways. Read More

Best Online College with Open Admissions 2020-2021

Best Online College with Open Admissions 2020-2021. Bellevue University ranked #1 in Open Admission Online Colleges recognized by EdSmart.* Open access or open admissions colleges' admission criteria require only a high school diploma or GED equivalent. Additional requirements are simplified. Find out more about how we pursue innovation in our mission to help students get where they want to go.
*Schools were ranked based on proprietary formulas of EdSmart.org and statistics from the National Center for Education Statistics.