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University of Nebraska–Lincoln

Points of Pride

1913 Year established
1 of 17 Founding members and accredited in business and accounting 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.
11 Majors: Accountancy, Actuarial Science, Agribusiness, Business Administration, Business and Law, 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
#2 Online MBA in the Big Ten by The Princeton Review (2021)
#22 Best Online MBA Program for Veterans by U.S. News & World Report (2022)
#8 Online MBA program by The Princeton Review (2022)
#9 Online MBA in the World by Financial Times (2022)
#31 Online MBA program by U.S. News & World Report (2022)
#27 Online full-time MBA program in the U.S. by Poets&Quants (2022)
33% Salary increase reported by MBA alumni to Financial Times (2022)
10 Online graduate programs: Master's Programs - MBA@Nebraska, Business Analytics, Finance and Supply Chain management; Graduate Certificate Programs - Business Analytics, Financial Communications, Human Resource Management, Marketing Analytics, Strategic Marketing and Supply Chain Management
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
2 Doctoral programs: Business (with specializations in Accountancy, Finance, Management, Marketing and Supply Chain Management) and Economics
64 States and countries represented by students enrolled in the MBA@Nebraska program
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
#1 Cleanest Metropolitan Area in the Country for Ozone, American Lung Association (2020)
#2 City with the Best Work-life Balance, SmartAsset (2020)
#3 Best City in the Country for Young Professionals, SmartAsset (2020)
#7 Happiest Cities in the U.S., WalletHub (2021)
#8 Most Caring Cities in the U.S., WalletHub (2020)
#10 Best Income & Employment, WalletHub (2021)
#12 Best Places to Live, Livability (2020)
#21 Best Cities to Find a Job, WalletHub (2021)
#36 Best Places for Business and Careers, Forbes (2019)
128 Miles of Trails with Short Commutes to Various Open Spaces