Mission and Points of Pride

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Mission and Points of Pride

Mission Statement

We are a community of scholars dedicated to educating and molding the next generation of ethical leaders for Nebraska and the world.

We strive to provide an exceptional education for our students, and to create high impact research that informs important business questions of our day.

Points of Pride

155

high-ability students in CBA Honors Academy
study abroad

UNLIMITED

global immersion opportunities in England, Japan, Italy Spain, France, Brazil Chili, Panama, Guyana and MORE
Online MBA Program ranked

12th

in the nation

&

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3rd

in the Big Ten for veterans by U.S. News & World Report

74

faculty members in the last

6 YEARS

731

first-time freshmen freshmen icon

4,196

students
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A NEW

$84

million CBA building to be completed in

2017

General CBA

Established in

1913

educating

business leaders

for more than

100 years

100th Anniversary
CBA in 1921
  • The College of Business Administration has educated business leaders for more than 100 years
  • 1913 is the year CBA was established
  • A new $84 million CBA building to be completed in 2017
  • 13 CBA advisory boards comprised of recognized business leaders from across the country
  • CBA is one of 16 founding members of and accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)

Academics

The UNL

Actuarial

Science program

named one of

18

Centers of

Actuarial Excellence

in the U.S. by the Society of Actuaries

    Business Minor
    Business minor for non-business majors
  • 10 undergraduate majors (accounting, actuarial science, agribusiness, business administration, economics, finance, international business, management, marketing, supply chain management)
  • 1 new entrepreneurship track in the management program
  • 1 new business minor available for non-business majors
  • The School of Accountancy is one of only 182 accounting programs world-wide and one of seven in the Big Ten who are accredited by the prestigious Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
  • MBA Rankings
    MBA ranked 2nd in Big Ten for veterans
  • One of 37 University Partners in the U.S. with the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation by the CFA Institute
  • CBA offers 7 master's degrees and 3 doctoral degrees
  • CBA is the ONLY Ph.D. granting business college in Nebraska

Rankings

Undergraduate

Business Programs

ranked

61

out of more than 400 programs by U.S. News & World Report (2015)

Student Awards

1 Truman

Scholarship

Finalist

in 2013
    CBA Students
  • 3 CBA students awarded Fulbright Scholarships since 2005
  • More than 40 Academic All-Americans since 1970
  • 695 students on Dean's list in spring 2015

Enrollment

4,054

students

in fall 2015
  • First-time freshmen enrollment up 58 percent in five years
  • Overall college enrollment increased 33 percent since fall 2010

Scholarships

Approximately

$500,000

awarded in

scholarships

each year
  • Guaranteed scholarship funding for current CBA students with 3.7 GPA or higher

Graduation and Alumni

34,000

alumni

CBA Grads
34,000 alumni from CBA
  • 912 undergraduate degrees conferred in the 2014-15 fiscal year

Faculty

105

full-time equivalent

faculty

  • 74 faculty members in the last six years

Study Abroad Programs

Nebraska

at Oxford

celebrated its

28th

anniversary

in 2016

Study Abroad
Nebraska at Oxford celebrates 25 years
  • Unlimited global immersion opportunities in England, Japan, Italy, Spain, France, Brazil, Chile, Panama, Guyana, and more
  • 40.8 percent of students who studied abroad in CBA-sponsored programs from Fall 2012-Summer 2013 received a CBA or UNL scholarship to participate

Student Organizations

Programs and Outreach

Ethics

integrated into

90

percent

of the CBA classes

Research / Centers

50th

anniversary

of the Nebraska Council of

Economic Education

in 2013

UCARE
Undergraduate research through UCARE
  • 6 undergraduate business students had their research projects funded by the UCARE program in 2013-14

Career Services at CBA

461

internships

reported by CBA students in 2012-13

  • 6 career coaches who help students write resumes, get internships and more
  • More than 70 recruiters met with student organization leaders at the CBA Reverse Career Fair in 2015
  • 100 employers from 64 companies were represented on Employer Partners Day in 2014