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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.
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
#2 Online MBA in the Big Ten by The Princeton Review (2021)
#11 Best Online MBA Program for Veterans by U.S. News & World Report (2021)
#13 Online MBA program by The Princeton Review (2021)
#14 Online MBA in the World by Financial Times (2021)
#17 Online MBA program by U.S. News & World Report (2021)
#24 Online full-time MBA program in the U.S. by Poets&Quants (2021)
28% Salary increase reported by MBA alumni to Financial Times (2021)
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