International Students

International students thrive at the College of Business at Nebraska. Business students represent 60 countries and territories. At Nebraska, you’ll find both excellence in academic programs, faculty and research, but also opportunity for hands-on learning, participating in distinctive programs and learning in a state-of-the-art facility. Taking a leap to attend college internationally is a big goal. As our most notable alum Warren Buffett, ‘51, said, “Your best investment is yourself.”
Your Future at Nebraska

Choosing to attend an American university is just the beginning of your story. Zifan (Stefan) Kang, a finance and actuarial science major who is originally from China, shares how his experience began with a friendly welcome. Thanks to the International Welcome Team, Kang had a smooth transition to the U.S. and now works for the team. In this video, he shares his story and a letter written for you.

“To you, who may come to study, work and live in Lincoln, Nebraska – who have crossed the ocean to be here – to chase your dream and to find new adventures: This is where your dream begins.” – Zifan Kang

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Top Academic Programs

As a member of the Big Ten conference, the college is part of the strongest group of public business schools in the world. As part of that prestigious group, we work to provide you with the best programs possible. Our undergraduate programs are ranked #31 in the nation with international recognition for our many of our majors including accounting, actuarial science and finance.

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Make Meaningful Connections

Beyond your classes, there are many clubs and events for you to enjoy. You can join the Business International Student Association. In this group, you will connect with fellow international students and build friendships.

You can even sign up for a Conversation and Culture Pal to learn more English and get to know American culture from a new friend instead of from watching TV.

Make Meaningful Connections

One-on-One Support

By believing in the power of every person, we do big things together at Nebraska. We prioritize providing you with 1-on-1 support throughout your college experience.

What does this mean for you? Free tutoring. Faculty and a Dean who offer office hours where you can get help or ask questions. Academic advisors who can help you select courses and find resources. Additionally, the career coaches in the award-winning Business Career Center guide you in preparation for internship and job searches through the Professional Enhancement Program and 1-on-1 career coaching appointments.

One-on-One Support

You have the opportunity to compete for the merit-based scholarships after being admitted to Nebraska and a variety of current student scholarships from the College of Business once you complete your first semester.


Business International Student Resources

Business Advising and Student Engagement (BASE)

The staff in BASE are your resource for academic advising. Talk with them about academic programs and degree requirements, major choices, policies and procedures, and more. They can also help you get involved and meet people in student organizations and special programs.

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Free Tutoring

Everyone can benefit from getting help on coursework through the FREE tutoring offered by the Teaching and Learning Center. You can take advantage of regularly scheduled tutoring assistance available for core classes or request help with specialized software and courses at a time that works for you. The center also coordinates Face Time with the Faculty, free lunches where you’ll spend time with faculty members outside of the classroom and discuss anything from your future to your favorite hobbies.

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International Student and Scholar Office (ISSO)

The International Student and Scholar Office helps international students maintain their immigration status and comply with U.S. employment regulations.

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First-Year Experience

The First-Year Experience and Transition Office offers various resources and workshops for international students to make a smooth transition process. Meet with an academic success coach who is passionate about international student success and transition to U.S. culture. The office also offers free academic tutoring.

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Business and English Programs for International Students

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