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University of Nebraska–Lincoln

Points of Pride

1913 Year established
1 of 16 Founding member and accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
6 Academic departments
9 Centers and institutes
17 Advisory boards
240,000 Square feet in Howard L. Hawks Hall
$84M Privately-funded Hawks Hall completed in 2017
1 of 190 Accounting programs worldwide and one of seven in the Big Ten accredited by the AACSB
1 of 17 Centers for Actuarial Excellence in the U.S. as named by the Society of Actuaries
1 of 36 University affiliation programs of the CFA Institute in the U.S.
10 Majors: Accountancy, Actuarial Science, Agribusiness, Business Administration, Economics, Finance, International Business, Management, Marketing and Supply Chain Management
10 Academic advisors who educate, empower and encourage students through academic, personal and professional development
1 Certificate program in sales excellence offered to students of any major
13 Minors: Accountancy, Actuarial Science, Business for Non-Business Majors, Business Analytics, Clifton Builders Management, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Global Leadership, Law and Business, Management, Marketing and Supply Chain Management
4 Professional Enhancement Program one-credit-hour courses focused on students’ career and professional development
1-on-1 Strengths coaching to help first-year students succeed by discovering and leveraging their strengths
#13 Online MBA program by The Princeton Review (2021)
7 Online graduate programs: MBA@Nebraska, Master’s in Business Analytics, Master’s in Finance, Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics, Graduate Certificate in Financial Communications, Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management and Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain Management
2 Doctoral programs: Business (with specializations in Accountancy, Finance, Management and Marketing) and Economics
64 States and countries represented by students enrolled in the MBA@Nebraska program
#22 Online MBA program by U.S. News & World Report (2020)
4 On-campus master’s programs: Accountancy, Actuarial Science, Economics and Intercollegiate Athletics Administration (MAIAA)
3 Joint master's programs: MPA/Juris Doctor, MBA/Architecture, MBA/Juris Doctor
4 Graduate certificates: Business Analytics, Financial Communications, Human Resource Management and Supply Chain Management
25+ Recognized student organizations to match interests in business
15+ Study abroad program options
2 Business learning communities for living and studying with other business students
3 Tracks – building new businesses, communities or teams – Clifton Builders can pursue to channel their leadership potential to change the world
3 Academic programs cultivating valuable undergraduate research experience
168 High-achieving students in the Nebraska Business Honors Academy
6 Years named a top university for professional sales education by the Sales Education Foundation
80 Students selected and trained as student strengths coaches through the Clifton Strengths Institute
4 Student competitions to sharpen entrepreneurial skills
8-Week International Student Employment Readiness Certificate prepares students to seek U.S. opportunities
300+ Employers to meet at business career fairs
86 percent 2018-19 bachelor’s degree graduates reported employment or continuing their education within six months of graduation
2 Career expeditions a year to explore career opportunities in regional and national locations
5 Career fairs targeting business
97 percent Nebraska Business Honors Academy students accepted offers of jobs or to further their education before graduation
73 percent of students who graduated in 2019-20 completed an internship during their academic career
#27 Best Place for Business and Careers, Forbes (2018)
#6 Best Job Market, Ziprecruiter (2018)
#2 Best City for Quality of Life, NerdWallet (2017)
#2 Most Affordable College Town, (2018)
#6 Best Business Climate in a Small-Metro City in America, Business Facilities (2020)
#3 Best City in the Country for Young Professionals, SmartAsset (2020)
#2 City with Best Work-Life Balance, SmartAsset (2018)
#3 Most Caring City in the U.S., WalletHub (2017)