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Frequently Asked Questions

To support our state-wide mission to recruit, retain, and honor a world-class workforce serving the citizens of the State of Nebraska, the State works with select universities to offer our employees a wide range of career-relevant degree programs at a significantly discounted tuition rate.
Bellevue University has a long history of working with career-motivated adult learners from around world - including employees of our nation's largest companies. They understand the needs of working adults. They have a wide assortment of career-relevant degree programs, including those that are mission-critical to our state. And Bellevue University's tuition rate if very affordable.
Simply by being an employee of the State of Nebraska or an affiliated State of Nebraska Agency, you qualify for a 20% discount on current tuition rates as stated in the current Bellevue University Academic Catalog and Student Handbook.
Yes. Immediate family members are eligible to receive the 20% off Bellevue University's tuition rate.
All Bellevue University bachelor's and master's degrees are eligible for this program. Generally speaking, though, it's a good idea to check with your supervisor to make sure your agency's tuition assistance program covers the degree you're interested in. Bellevue University offers more than 50 bachelor's degrees and nearly 30 master's degrees from which to choose.
Tuition rates for for-credit undergraduate and graduate Certificates of Completion are discounted by 20% of current tuition rates.
Current Bellevue University students should check with their Bellevue University Student Coach to see if they're eligible for this program.
First start by inquiring at You will be encouraged to participate in a Personal Advising Session with a trained and responsive Bellevue University Enrollment Counselor.

Be sure to check with your Agency Supervisor or Training Officer so you are aware of all the agency requirements that apply to tuition assistance/tuition reimbursement.
Bellevue University offers academic advising, online tutoring, a writing center, military veteran services, and ongoing professional development webinars. Plus, they'll work with you to help you create a degree plan and stick to that plan.
Yes! When you combine the generous tuition assistance with other sources of education funding, the amount you may have to borrow to fund the remainder of your degree program can be very low.

Because Bellevue University is a nationally accredited university, they participate in all major federal and state grant and loan programs to pay any direct education costs remaining, such as tuition, books, and supplies.

Here are types of federal financial aid you may qualify for:
  • Pell Grants - Awards of up to $6,495 for the 2021-22 school year if you can demonstrate exceptional financial need. This is a grant program set aside by the federal government for individuals who meet financial aid guidelines. Because it is a grant, it does not need to be repaid.
  • Veterans Education Benefits - Bellevue University welcomes Education benefits and has VA-approved experts who will work with you to access and use the education funding you're entitled to.
Please NOTE: In order to assure that you have funding to cover your entire degree program, we make sure you have access to all available funding and we limit the amount of tuition assistance you can access each academic term.
A grant does not have to be repaid. A loan must be repaid with interest following graduation or if the student stops before graduating.
Complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online, annually. The Bellevue University Title IV code is 002538.
Yes. Bellevue University lets you transfer in your previous college credits without a transfer fee! If you have an associate's degree, they will accept all the credits in your degree in full. You can also get credit for professional and military training, as well as for-credit exams like CLEP and DSST.
No. This tuition assistance is available exclusively to those who earn their degrees at Bellevue University, a world leader in helping motivated, working adults earn their college degrees. We created this partnership with Bellevue University because of their long history and expertise in supporting motivated adult learners, including the support, generous credit transfer, and career-relevant education you need to make a difference real-time at the State of Nebraska.
In a cohort program, you take one class at a time with the same class of motivated learners from across the country. As you advance through the program with this same group in each course, you'll collaborate on projects and form valuable professional networks you'll keep throughout your career. Cohort programs qualify as full-time student status.
Bellevue University's main campus is located in Bellevue, Nebraska, but their degree programs are available to students throughout the globe via one of the most awarded online platforms available.
There is so much more to effective online learning than recording a professor lecturing.

Bellevue University dedicates an entire college to effectiveness in online learning, so you are assured a rich, interactive experience that encourages sharing with your professor and among your classmates. And, of course, the primary benefit of Bellevue University's online learning is that you can study and attend class when it's convenient for you.
The easiest way to get started is to visit to set up your Personal Advising Session with a helpful Enrollment Counselor.

Bellevue University has a dedicated group of Enrollment Counselors who are knowledgeable about State of Nebraska culture. Throughout the enrollment process, your Enrollment Counselor will advise you on all aspects of your degree program, including course content, timeframes, workload, financing options, enrollment procedures, and more.

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