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 Honors Academy
study abroad

UNLIMITED

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

15th

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 building to be completed in

2017

General College of Business

Established in

1913

educating

business leaders

for more than

100 years

100th Anniversary
College of Business in 1921

Academics

Nebraska

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 36 University Partners in the U.S. with the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation by the CFA Institute
  • The College of Business offers 7 master's degrees and 3 doctoral degrees
  • The College of Business is the ONLY Ph.D. granting business college in Nebraska

Rankings

Undergraduate

Business Programs

ranked

48

out of more than 400 programs by U.S. News & World Report (2016)

Student Awards

1 Truman

Scholarship

Finalist

in 2013
    Business Students
  • 3 College of Business students awarded Fulbright Scholarships since 2005
  • More than 40 Academic All-Americans since 1970
  • More than 900 students on Dean's List and MBA Honor Roll in fall 2016

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 College of Business students with 3.7 GPA or higher

Graduation and Alumni

38,000

alumni

Businss Student Grads
34,000 alumni from the College of Business
  • 734 undergraduate degrees conferred in the 2015-16 fiscal year

Faculty

118

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 College of Business-sponsored programs from Fall 2012-Summer 2013 received a College of Business or Nebraska scholarship to participate

Student Organizations

Programs and Outreach

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

Business Career Center

461

internships

reported by College of Business students in 2012-13

  • 8 career coaches who help students write resumes, get internships and more
  • More than 300 employers met with Nebraska Business students at the 2016/17 Career Fairs
  • 80 employers from 50 companies were represented on Employer Partners Day in 2016