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University Of Nebraska Medical Center

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 centers 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.

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Contacting University of Nebraska Medical Center

University of Nebraska Medical Center
987815 Nebraska Medical Ctr
Omaha , NE 68198-7815
General Phone: (402) 559-3937
http://www.unmc.edu

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University of Nebraska Medical Center Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine359registered nursing, nursing science
Medicine260dentistry, dental clinical sciences, oral pathology, medical preparatory, medicine, pharmacy, pharmaceutical chemistry, public health, medical physics ...
Medical Support and Technology129dental hygienist, nuclear medical tech, perfusion tech, radiation therapist, sonography and ultrasound tech, radiographer, physician assistant, cytotechnologist, clinical lab tech ...
Therapy and Counseling41physical therapy
Science21biochem/biophysics/molecular biology, cell biology and anatomy, physiology, pathology, oncology, pharmacology, environmental toxicology, biological and biomedical sciences
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy6dietitian

Number of programs and degrees for University of Nebraska Medical Center in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Master's degree12414
Doctor's degree7212
First-professional degree2243
First-professional certificate141
Bachelor's degree3709
Postbaccalaureate certificate82
Post-master's certificate42

University of Nebraska Medical Center Student Body

In 2007-2008, University of Nebraska Medical Center had a total enrollment of 3,128 students (1,656 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 31%
Graduate 42%
First Professional 27%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 86%
Black 2%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 4%
American Indian 1%
(Foreign Students) 5%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
20-21 9%
22-24 35%
25-29 31%
30-34 12%
35-39 6%
40-49 5%
50-64 2%

University of Nebraska Medical Center Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Omaha, Nebraska for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Nebraska Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

University of Nebraska Medical Center Admissions and Selectivity

Application Requirements:

ItemRequirement
Years of College Work Before Admittancerequired

University of Nebraska Medical Center Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount

Financial Aid:
University of Nebraska Medical Center participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 689500)

University of Nebraska Medical Center Faculty

University of Nebraska Medical Center has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year20$139,5405$146,747
Associate professorcalendar year21$104,46925$93,056
Assistant professorcalendar year29$83,77263$76,622
Instructorcalendar year3$75,35217$60,247
All faculty totalcalendar year73$104,659110$81,014

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year0*1*
Associate professoracademic year0*2*
Assistant professoracademic year0*13$56,144
Instructoracademic year0*26$48,797
All faculty totalacademic year0*42$52,895

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

University of Nebraska Medical Center Degree Programs (2007)

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Cytotechnology/Cytotechnologist
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer & Ultrasound Technician
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist
Perfusion Technology/Perfusionist
Physician Assistant
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer

Medicine
Dental Clinical Sciences, General (MS, PhD)
Dentistry (DDS, DMD)
Health/Medical Physics
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry (MS, PhD)
Medicine (MD)
Oral Biology and Oral Pathology (MS, PhD)
Pharmacy (PharmD [USA], PharmD or BS/BPharm [Canada])
Public Health, General (MPH, DPH)

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing Science (MS, PhD)
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Dietetics/Dietitian (RD)

Science
Biochemistry/Biophysics and Molecular Biology
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
Cell Biology and Anatomy
Environmental Toxicology
Oncology and Cancer Biology
Pathology/Experimental Pathology
Pharmacology
Physiology, General

Therapy And Counseling
Physical Therapy/Therapist

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University of Nebraska Medical Center Highlights

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What Sets University of Nebraska Medical Center Apart:

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% of full-time faculty on tenure track
(vs. all colleges)
Top 6%University of Nebraska Medical Center % of full-time faculty on tenure track
% of degrees in medicine
(vs. all colleges)
Top 9%University of Nebraska Medical Center % of degrees in medicine
% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
(vs. all colleges)
Top 16%University of Nebraska Medical Center % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 16%University of Nebraska Medical Center Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
Salaries of full-time faculty
(vs. all colleges)
Top 18%University of Nebraska Medical Center Salaries of full-time faculty
Female % of student body
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 18%University of Nebraska Medical Center Female % of student body

Notable:
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked On-campus day care
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Has hospital on campus

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