Bellevue University

Bellevue University is a private, non-profit university located in Bellevue, Nebraska

Bellevue University opened in 1966 and from the outset has focused on providing adult education and educational outreach. As of 2011, 80% of their undergraduates were aged 25 and over. The university has over 10,000 students enrolled in a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs.

Bellevue University now has over 10,000 students and numerous undergraduate and graduate programs. There are programs that are accelerated, cohort-based, in-class, and online. The school offers numerous bachelor’s and master’s degree programs, and one Ph.D. program. Bellevue University’s online bachelor’s degrees are among the top ten in the United States according to U.S. News & World Report, and the university’s online program ranked 7th overall in the United States on Guide to Online Schools’ 2013 Online College Rankings.

The University is regionally accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA). Business degrees at Bellevue University are also accredited by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education.

Bellevue University teams, nicknamed athletically as the Bruins, are part of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), primarily competing in the Midlands Collegiate Athletic Conference (MCAC). Men’s sports include baseball, basketball, golf and soccer; while women’s sports include golf, soccer, softball and volleyball.

The Bellevue men’s baseball team won the NAIA Baseball World Series in 1995. In 2011, Bellevue University added men’s and women’s golf teams.