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At Nebraska, we know enrolling in an MBA program is a big commitment, so we work hard to make sure you receive a greater return on your investment of time and money. Our MBA@Nebraska delivers an exceptional ROI with lower costs and higher post-graduation salaries reported by alumni. That’s why we’re ranked #1 best value for the money in the U.S. by Financial Times (2022). In fact, Nebraska offers a Big Ten degree with substantial savings compared with similarly ranked programs. Also, no GMAT required. Create your future through applicable courses, expert faculty and a flexible program.

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Fuel Your Career with Purposeful Curriculum

The MBA@Nebraska is a 48 credit hour program, comprised of 10 core courses and 6 electives. You can complete the program as quickly as 1.5 years, though on average most people finish the program in about three years.

Core Courses (30 Credit Hours)

  • GRBA 808: Introduction to Business Strategy
  • GRBA 809: Financial Accounting
  • GRBA 811: Managerial Finance
  • GRBA 812: Managerial Economics
  • GRBA 813: Managerial Marketing
  • GRBA 814: Organizational Behavior
  • GRBA 815: Supply Chain Management Strategies
  • GRBA 816: Strategic Human Resource Management
  • GRBA 851: Business Analytics
  • GRBA 853: Strategic Management and Business Policy

Admission Requirements

No GRE/GMAT required

The MBA@Nebraska program accepts applications year-round and admits students on a rolling basis for the fall, spring, and summer semesters.

A completed Graduate School application includes the following:

  • Official transcripts from all institutions previously attended
  • Completed graduate school application and application fee
  • Verification of English proficiency is required if native language is not English
  • GRE or GMAT scores are NOT required
  • Current resume - minimum of 3 years experience recommended
  • Three professional or academic references
  • Statement of purpose

Application Deadlines

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Fall (August) Start

Admission Deadline: July 15

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Spring (January) Start

Admission Deadline: December 1

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Summer (May) Start

Admission Deadline: April 15

Tuition, Fees, and Financial Aid

Graduate tuition is assessed by the credit hour and the program. Professional programs may differ. See below for a full listing of the tuition rates that apply to the MBA@Nebraska program. Learn more about tuition and fees at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, including all estimated cost components.

Students are encouraged to:

  • File the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form by the deadline to determine their eligibility for federal and state funds as well as scholarships.
  • Check with your employer to see if they provide financial support for earning your graduate degree.

*The following tuition and fees were posted for the 2024-25 academic year. Rates are subject to change and will be posted on this page as soon as possible.

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* The University Program and Facility Fees are only waived for online courses

In accordance with Federal Financial Aid requirements, Nebraska provides an estimated Cost of Attendance as a standardized estimate of the overall cost of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for a specific period. It represents the best estimate of expenses a student might expect to incur.


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