Since the Fall of 2008, Bellevue University courses have included an online component, including students who are taking classes in its main campus in Bellevue, Nebraska. The university has continuously searched for ways to enhance classroom learning through its programs including Accelerated Learning, Cohort Learning, College in 3 and Course Clusters. These programs have been further enhanced by its Online Learning initiative.
Bellevue University gives its diplomas and transcripts with no distinction between an on-campus or online course delivery. It is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, one of the six regional accrediting agencies recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. It is also a recognized leader in Adult Learning and has consistently enjoyed top ranking in the field of distance learning. Some of its awards are 2007 – 21st Century Best Practice Award and Best Learning Online.
Online programs offered are in the fields of Healthcare, Human Service, Public Safety, Human Capital, Information Technology as well as in Business and Leadership. These programs come in competitive tuition rates plus a full service financial aid department. Complete access to extensive research and learning materials online are made available through the Bellevue University Freeman/Lozier Library.
Tuition rates for online undergraduate courses range from $ 250.00 to $ 350.00 per credit hour while tuition for online graduate programs cost $ 450.00 per credit. Admissions criteria may differ depending on the program. A reliable student support system provides administrative and advising support including 12-hour day voice assistance and email support. Records can also be accessed anytime through the Bellevue Real-Time User Information Network or B.R.U.I.N.