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University of Nebraska Medical Center Overview

Located in Omaha, Nebraska, University of Nebraska Medical Center is a public institution. The city atmosphere of Omaha makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

What Is University of Nebraska Medical Center Known For?

718 Full-Time Undergraduates
  • UNMC has an impressive student to faculty ratio of 2 to 1.
  • The 1% student loan default rate at UNMC is better than the national rate of 10.1%. That's a good sign that you may be able to pay off student loans easier than your peers at other schools can.
  • The highest degree offered at UNMC is the doctor's degree.
  • In 2017-2018, 83% of the faculty were full-time.
  • Students who graduate from UNMC with a bachelor's degree make about $71,000 a year. That's 74% more than those who graduate from other schools.

University of Nebraska Medical Center Rankings

UNMC was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.

Where Is University of Nebraska Medical Center?

Location of University of Nebraska Medical Center

Contact details for UNMC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 42Nd & Dewey Ave, Omaha, NE 68198-7815
Phone: 402-559-4000

How Do I Get Into UNMC?

You can apply to UNMC online at:

Can I Afford University of Nebraska Medical Center?

0.6% Loan Default Rate

The student loan default rate at UNMC is 0.6%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

University of Nebraska Medical Center Undergraduate Student Diversity

718 Full-Time Undergraduates
90% Women
12% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 860 undergraduate students at UNMC, with 718 being full-time and 142 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  UNMC

There are also 3,048 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 718 full-time undergraduates at UNMC, 10% are male and 90% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  UNMC

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Nebraska Medical Center students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of UNMC Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 13
Black or African American 9
Hispanic or Latino 45
White 623
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 28

Over 33 countries are represented at UNMC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and Saudi Arabia.

Online Learning at University of Nebraska Medical Center

657 Took All Classes Online
756 Took At Least One Class Online
26.8% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 3 bachelor’s degree and 6 master’s degree programs available online at UNMC. In 2017-2018, 756 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at UNMC has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 6th most popular in Nebraska for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of UNMC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Nebraska Medical Center was 26.8%. This is the #747 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UNMC regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of UNMC majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Allied Health Professions 5%
Curriculum & Instruction 75%
Education 75%
Health Professions 4%
Public Health 6%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at UNMC ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at UNMC.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science #9
Homeland Security #10
Public Health #18
Allied Health Professions #23
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #96
Nursing #128
Health Professions #221

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

University of Nebraska Medical Center Majors

In 2017-2018, University of Nebraska Medical Center awarded 908 undergraduate degrees and 1,284 graduate degrees. The table below shows the number of awards for each major.

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s
Allied Health Professions 0 43 94 0
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 0 0 0 8
Biological & Biomedical Sciences (Other) 0 0 7 17
Biomathematics & Bioinformatics 0 0 2 1
Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences 0 0 17 1
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 0 22 0 0
Curriculum & Instruction 0 0 4 0
Dental Support Services 0 25 0 0
Dentistry 0 0 0 46
Dietetics & Clinical Nutrition Services 0 0 6 0
Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology 0 0 0 2
Health/Medical Prep Programs 0 3 0 0
Homeland Security 0 0 2 0
Medicine 0 0 0 129
Nursing 0 361 56 39
Pharmacology & Toxicology 0 0 0 9
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 0 0 0 72
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 0 0 2 10
Public Health 0 0 49 11
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 0 0 0 58
Total 0 908 478 806


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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