Profile Data from 2013
  • Annual Tuition (in-state excl. fees)
    $4,722
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Program Enrollment
    1,392
  • Program Length
    Four Year
Contact Information
6708 Pine Street
Omaha, 68182-0048,
Website

About College of Business Administration

Our mission is to prepare future business leaders through high-quality educational experiences that link theory with practice and reflect the multidisciplinary demands of businesses that are increasingly innovative, global, technologically-oriented and diverse. Further, the College of Business Administration conducts significant academic and applied research while actively engaging with the metropolitan community.

Quick Stats

  • Yield
    45%
  • Average Salary
    $34,750
  • School Status
    Public
  • Accreditation
    AACSB Accredited
  • B-School Founded
    1952

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About University of Nebraska, Omaha

Admissions

Admissions Selectivity
University of Nebraska, Omaha 59% Average Across All Schools

Most Important Admissions Factors
  1. Secondary school record
  2. High school GPA
  3. SAT/ACT scores
University Admissions
  • Min. SAT 950
  • Min. ACT 20
  • Min. GPA 2.50
B-School Admissions
  • Min. SAT 950
  • Min. ACT 20
  • Min. GPA 2.50
More Information
Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
4536% 4,536
45% 45
45% School Yield
Demographics of Applicants
  • Male Applicants
  • Female Applicants
  • International Applicants
  • U.S. Applicants
Required Tests
  • ACT
  • SAT
  • Are Interviews Required? Not required
Additional Requirements:

Total Applications to Program
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
696% 696
72% 72
31% 31
72% Program Selectivity
31% Program Yield
Program Requirements
  • Admissions managed by Business Program
  • Are interviews required? Not required
Required Tests

Transfer Requirements
  • How internal transfers are handled
  • Min college GPA for transfers 2.5
  • Other transfer requirements
Freshman Requirements
  • Freshman admissions Yes
  • Percent of admitted applicants who are freshmen 10
  • Min GPA required in pre-business courses? Yes
  • How freshmen are admitted
Other requirements for freshmen

Careers

Wells Fargo Bank 3
Top Employer
  • Baker's Supermarket 3
  • Hy-Vee 2
  • City of Omaha 2
More Information
Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
0%
0%
0%
0%
After graduation, but within 3 months
0%
0%
0%
0%
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
0%
0%
0%
92% Graduates seeking full-time employment
7% Graduates not seeking employment
16% Percentage of graduates for whom employment information is available
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Internship Employers / Interns Hired
  • U.S. STRATCOM 7
  • Union Pacific Railroad 6
  • TD Ameritrade 5
  • ConAgra Foods 4
  • First National Bank 3
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks 8
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 95
Career Services
  • Number of companies that recruited students on campus 828
  • Number of companies that posted full-time jobs on school message boards 546
Other activities and career services provided to undergraduate business students:
The Career Center provides College of Business Administration students with the opportunity to engage in specialized career development designed to increase knowledge and awareness of business related employment options. Our mission is to help students develop long-term career goals, facilitate self-exploration, connect students with potential employers, and most importantly challenge students to reach their potential.

Cost

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$14,346
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $4,722
  • Fees $1,184
  • Expenses $8,440
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$23,556
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $13,932
  • Fees $1,184
  • Expenses $8,440
29% Percent of Institutional Grants or Scholarships 4% Percent of Full-tuition Institutional Grants or Scholarships
Basis for Grants or Scholarships
  • Need 38%
  • Merit 52%
More Information
Financial Aid
  • Financial Aid Management No
  • Website http://financialaid.unomaha.edu/
Scholarships
$2,740,401
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students last year
$2,636,948
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students this year
Loans
  • Loan Guarantee Policy No
  • Max Loan Guarantee Per Year

Academics

Average Class Size
  • College of Business Administration
  • All Schools
Core Business Classes
27% 25
50% 46
Elective Business Classes
41% 24
50% 29
Required Classes with a Waiting List
47 College of Business Administration 13 Average Across All Schools

* On the First Day of Enrollment
Top Areas of Study
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Marketing
More Information
Business Program Classes
40% Less than 20 Students 4% More than 50 Students
56% 21 to 50 students
24 Average number of students in non-business required electives
50 Different Elective Courses
New Electives
  • College of Business Administration in China
  • College of Business Administration in Brussels
  • Professional Selling
  • Program length Four Year
  • Last change to curriculum 1996
Degrees Offered
  • BS
Faculty
  • All Faculty
  • Tenured
111% 111
47% 47
Prominent Faculty
  • Mark Wohar

    Economic

  • Louis Pol

    Marketing

  • Christopher Decker

    Economics

  • Are work study or co-ops available? Yes
  • Description of work study / co-ops:

    Departmental internship programs and business-specific career development opportunities available through the Career Center.

  • Is study abroad available? Yes
  • Description of study abroad programs:

    A Study Abroad Fair makes students aware of the many destinations available for study. Faculty-led educational opportunities also provide options for students who are not able to spend a full semester abroad.

  • Is community service or volunteering available? Yes
  • Description of community service/volunteering:

    Business students participate in Seven Days of Service, which is sponsored by the university in cooperation with 14 local nonprofit organizations, including Habitat for Humanity, Lauritzen Gardens, the Stephen Center and The Salvation Army. Several student groups mentor high school and college students in proper business conduct i.e. communications, resume review.

Students

14% Students in Top 10% of High School Class 26% Students with High School GPA over 3.75
26 75th Percentile Score on ACT
Student Body Breakdown
  • International Students
  • U.S. Students
  • Male Students
  • Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
77% 77
Hispanic
9% 9
African American
6% 6
* Percentages are for U.S. citizens in most recent entering class; only top three responses shown.
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U.S. Regional Breakdown
1%
97%
0%
1%
1%
0%
Student Citizenship
U.S.
93% 93
Other Non-U.S. Citizenship
7% 7
Dual Citizenship
0% 0
Canada
0% 0
18 Average age of full-time students
72% Freshman retention rate
Graduation Rate
  • 4 Years
  • 6 Years
0%
47% 47

Alumni

Alumni Donors
Total Living Alumni 10,378
Alumni Donations
$2,346 Average Gift $42,500 Largest Gift

Most Prominent Alumni
  • Jim Young

    President, Union Pacific Railroad

  • Herb Sklenar

    Former CEO, Vulcan Materials

  • Jack Koraleski

    CEO, Union Pacific Railroad