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Omaha is home to five Fortune 500 companies and more than 50 Fortune 500 companies have operations in the Omaha area. UNO Graduate Studies' programs take full advantage of the opportunities Omaha has to offer and have very strong community connections and partnerships with corporations and non-profit organizations that value and recruit professionals with a UNO graduate degree. These close ties to businesses offer a multitude of opportunities for internships, mentoring, networking and jobs.

The Omaha metropolitan area provides opportunities for personal growth and enrichment, with access to fine and performing arts, current technology, creative activity, sports, entertainment, and political and social centers with affordable housing options near campus. UNO serves as a gateway to a metropolitan environment and is an indispensable part of the community.

Dean of Graduate Studies
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  • #8 – Best States for Business and Careers (Forbes – November 2011)
  • #1 – Lowest Unemployment Rate (The Business Journals – December 2011)
  • #2 – Best Cities for Recent Grads (The Daily Beast – June 2011)
  • #1 – America's Most Affordable Cities (Forbes – January 2011)
  • #5 – Best Cities for Young Professionals (Forbes – July 2011)
  • #9 – Top 10 Places to Live for 2011 (RelocateAmerica – August 2011)
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