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High School Students

The power to make your college experience your own — that's the Bruin Advantage.

Be part of something bigger at Bellevue University.

Your degree, customized to you.

At Bellevue University, we want you to thrive — not just succeed. Here, you'll have the freedom, support, and built-in community to explore your interests and create your future. Grow your skills through hands-on experience in small classes while also making new life-long connections through on-campus social events, internships, athletics, student orgs, and more.

The Bruin Advantage is:

  • Community: From start to finish — and even after graduation — you’ll be part of a dedicated community of people excited to learn, grow, and succeed.
  • Support: Whatever your goal, we’ll be there with the resources you need. Your dedicated Student Coach will ensure you feel confident in every decision all the way through graduation.
  • Affordable: We’re the most affordable private university in Nebraska and we’ll help you take full advantage of financial aid and scholarships, too.
  • Career-Ready: Your courses are specifically designed to prepare you for the job you want while developing universal skills that apply to any industry.

Follow your passion today.

We’re so excited you’re interested in Bellevue University and can’t wait to learn more about you. From program information and application requirements to campus living and student life, we’re here to answer your questions!

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Live your best life on campus.

With plenty of on-campus clubs and activities — from top-ranked athletics and esports to special interest clubs and student social events — there’s always something fun to do at Bellevue University.

Classes are only held Monday through Thursday, which means you’ll have plenty of free time to work, study, or play. And they’re small enough that you get to know your professors and classmates — and they’ll get to know you. Plus, our 48-acre campus is just minutes away from local attractions, events and restaurants, and music venues.

See how our students show up and show out.

Check out the videos below to learn more about the real lives of Bellevue University students.

We're here to help.

Making the transition from high school to college is exciting, but it can be stressful, too. Our Admissions experts are here to answer your questions and walk you through every step of your research and application process.

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Prepare for your future.

With dozens of majors to choose from, Bellevue University is the perfect place to follow your passions. Each course and degree program has been carefully designed to prepare you for professional success. You’ll learn directly from expert faculty who have years of experience in their industries and want to help you reach your goals. Plus, our Career Services team is here to help you find an internship, organize your resume, practice interviewing, and search for jobs.

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Discover Scholarships Dedicated
to First-Time First-Year Freshmen

We offer a wide variety of scholarships, including the Bruin Advantage Scholarship – which can cover almost half of your annual tuition. We also work with you to ensure you take full advantage of available outside scholarships, financial aid, work study opportunities, and more.

Explore Our Scholarship Opportunities

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Make it even more affordable with financial aid.

As a non-profit university that’s dedicated to student success, we strive to keep our tuition affordable. In fact, we’re the most affordable private university in the state.

  • Learn how to make your degree more affordable with Financial Aid
  • Start filling out your FAFSA and include the Bellevue University code 002538

Connect with Admissions

Our Admissions Counselors are experts at what they do! We’re here to help make your college search, application, and decision process as stress-free as possible. So, reach out — we can’t wait to meet you!

(402) 293-2000 | (800) 756-7920
1000 Galvin Road South | Bellevue, NE 68005


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