Military Students

We understand the needs of America's Armed Forces and are proud to serve those who have served our country.

Bellevue University is rated among the top military friendly universities

We are dedicated to serve you - with staff who have been there and understand the needs of military personnel, whether your goal is to advance in the military or begin a new career.

Accelerated Degrees for Active Duty Military

When you transfer in credits, you accelerate your degree completion – saving you time and money. Get started with a free evaluation of your military credits. We will map out your road to degree completion so you can see the end from the beginning. Then, select from one of our many accelerated cohort degree programs offered online, or in-class, as well as master's degree programs.

  • Start sooner and finish faster with accelerated cohorts starting every month
  • Six-week, 10-week, and 12-week courses are offered throughout the year

Follow the transcript request instructions for your service branch under Armed Forces Transcripts. For more information, contact a member of our Military Outreach team at, or call 1.866.676.3614.

Military Preferred Tuition Rates

Take advantage of Military Preferred tuition of $250 per credit hour available in relevant fields to you and your spouse when you choose from over 25 bachelor's degrees* and a Certificate program. You'll be on your way to earning your degree quickly and affordably.

On top of military preferred pricing, take advantage of these Veteran-friendly benefits to make your degree even more affordable:

  • Credit for military training and experience
  • One of the most generous credit transfers in the nation
  • Help with Military Tuition Assistance and all other Veterans Education Benefits
  • Free CLEP and DSST testing †

Located just outside of the Offutt Air Force Base near Omaha, Nebraska, Bellevue University is a non-profit, private institution accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, established by community leaders in 1966 to help military personnel and working adult learners advance their careers, we continue to serve that mission.

Get Started

Let us evaluate your transcripts. See instructions for your service branch under Military Transcripts.

For more information, contact a member of our Military Outreach team: or 1.866.676.3614.

A World of Support

Take advantage of the many services available at the Military Veterans Service Center (MVSC).

  • Career counseling, mentoring, and tutoring
  • Housing assistance
  • Conference room, private study area, and lounge
  • Dedicated Vet Services Team will guide you through VA Education Benefits and financial aid

A personal student coach is your academic advisor and your personal cheerleader. Your coach stays with you from the day you enroll until the day you graduate, and will help you stay on track. In addition, all students have free access to a wide range of online help resources, tutoring, writing assistance, and 24/7 library resources.

Flexibility for Active Families, Active Duty

Between active duty and your active family, military service is full of demanding situations. If you need flexibility to earn your degree, you’ll find it at Bellevue University.

  • On-campus, online, or on base classes. You can complete coursework no matter where you’re located.
  • Faculty and Student Coaches will help keep you on track
  • Interruptions happen due to deployment, duty, work, or life events. We can arrange accommodations so you can continue your coursework despite disruption.

Real Learning for Real Life

Prepare for your mission ahead by earning a degree that can advance your career.

  • Accredited degrees designed with help of industry experts to be career-focused and industry-relevant
  • The knowledge and skills you need to transition or advance in the military

Bellevue University is consistently recognized as one of the most military-friendly colleges and universities in the country by the Military Times, Military Advanced Education, and more.

If you have questions concerning Military enrollment, Military installation visits (Education Fairs), or any type of Military/Government outreach. Please email and a Military/Government team member will contact you.

* Active duty members of the United States Military, National Guard, Reserve and Coast Guard (and their spouses) who declare one of the Military Preferred Pricing undergraduate majors or certificate programs are eligible for a tuition rate of $250 per credit hour for all courses in their undergraduate degree. Preferred pricing for eligible military is indicated on Bachelor's Tuition Cost information on degree or certificate program overview pages.

† Eligible Military members may take CLEP, DSST tests one-time without being charged any fee, under the CLEP Military Initiative. They are allowed one free DSST retake, according to,