As the University of Nebraska–Lincoln saw record enrollment growth in 2016, the College of Business Administration was among the campus leaders in adding students. Combining undergraduate and graduate enrollment, 4,196 called CBA home this fall.
The largest incoming freshman class in the history of the University drove the record enrollment. There were 4,860 first-time freshmen on campus, surpassing the previous record of 4,702 set in 1979. Total UNL enrollment was 25,897, the highest ever.
CBA had the second-largest group of first-time freshmen on campus with 731. The college led the way in new transfers with 167, and also had 3,710 total undergraduate students, which was the second highest on campus. The college added 115 first-time graduate students, raising the total number of graduate students to 486. CBA enrollment is up 28.9 percent since 2012.