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Study at University of Nebraska Medical Center

University of Nebraska Medical Center, also referred to as UNMC, is located in Omaha, Nebraska, United States. It was founded in 1880 as a private medical college. UNMC is among the largest medical centres in Iowa and Nebraska. The university has other campuses located in Lincoln, Kearney, and Scottsbluff. The university comprises of the following five degree-granting academic colleges and one school:

  • College of Dentistry
  • College of Medicine
  • College of Nursing
  • College of Pharmacy
  • College of Public Health
  • School of Allied Health Professions
UNMC is home to a number of student clubs and organizations. Some of them are Alpha Omega Alpha, Organization of Student Representatives, Rho Chi Honor Society, Student Senate, American Medical Student Association, and Academy of Students of Pharmacy.

Profile of University of Nebraska Medical Center

University of Nebraska Medical Center is found in Omaha, NE. Omaha is a large city. The school is a public institution. Students can earn degrees up to and including the Doctoral degree at University of Nebraska Medical Center.

Course Topics

The school is known for its programs in medicine and nursing and emergency medicine.

University of Nebraska Medical Center Selectivity

Admission to University of Nebraska Medical Center is not automatic; not everyone who applies gets in.


The school maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges. University of Nebraska Medical Center has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at the school is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.

Student Enrolment

Students numbered 3, 128 in 2007 at University of Nebraska Medical Center.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"To improve the health of Nebraskans through premier educational programs, innovative research, the highest quality patient care and outreach to underserved populations. "

University of Nebraska Medical Center Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Nursing and Emergency Medicine380registered nursing, nursing science
Medicine257medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, medical preparatory, pharmaceutical chemistry, oral pathology, public health, medical physics, . . .
Medical Support and Technology136physician assistant, clinical lab tech, dental hygienist, radiographer, radiation therapist, nuclear medical tech, sonography and ultrasound tech, perfusion tech, . . .
Therapy and Counselling39physical therapy
Science29biochem/biophysics/molecular biology, pathology, pharmacology, cell biology and anatomy, physiology, oncology, biological and biomedical sciences
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy4dietitian

Contact: University of Nebraska Medical Center

University of Nebraska Medical Center

987815 Nebraska Medical Ctr

Omaha, NE 68198-7815

General Phone: (402) 559-3937


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