Bellevue University

Founded in 1966, Bellevue University is a non-profit university with more than 57,000 graduates worldwide.

The University is a recognized national leader in preparing students for lifelong success with career-relevant knowledge and skills, while making college affordable. Through the College of Southern Maryland/Bellevue University partnership and the University’s flexible online programs, students can transfer their full associate’s degree toward their bachelor’s degree without having to leave their community.

Routinely ranked among the nation’s top military-friendly and accessible institutions, Bellevue University serves residential students at its main campus in Bellevue, Nebraska, and everywhere online with more than 70 undergraduate and graduate programs uniquely designed for working adults. The University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (, an accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Articulated Program Requirements:
  • To qualify for the Memorandum of University, CSM students must:
    • Graduate from CSM with an associate degree. 
  • For the Transfer Pathway Guides:
    • Credits from courses with a letter grade of D will transfer if they are earned as part of the associate degree requirements.
    • No prerequisites will be required for students starting an accelerated cohort program with a completed associate degree.
    • Students may transfer up to a total of 78 credit hours inclusive of the associate degree and any eligible elective credits earned at the community college.
Articulated Program Benefits:
  • All transfer students may submit unofficial transcripts to Bellevue University for initial evaluation and to be provided information on remaining requirements for degree completion. 
  • Students will enter Bellevue University with junior status.

View our Memorandum of Understanding

View our Business Administration Transfer Pathway Guide

View our Business Management Transfer Pathway Guide

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