University of Nebraska Medical Center

Omaha, NE
42nd & Dewey Ave, Omaha, NE 68198-7815

The University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) is a public research university in Omaha, Nebraska. Founded in 1880 as the University of Nebraska College of Medicine and Surgery, UNMC became the first college in Nebraska and the second in the United States to offer a four-year medical program. UNMC is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and ranked in the top tier of research-extensive medical schools by the National Institutes of Health. The campus includes the University of Nebraska College of Nursing and the University of Nebraska College of Pharmacy.

UNMC is home to Nebraska Medicine, the state's largest healthcare system. Nebraska Medicine includes three hospitals on the UNMC campus: Nebraska Medical Center, Bellevue Medical Center, and Clarkson Hospital. Together, these hospitals have 1,293 licensed beds and offer a full range of primary, specialty, and tertiary care services.

UNMC's research enterprise is conducted through the University of Nebraska Medical Center Research Institute, which includes more than 50 research centers and institutes. UNMC's research is focused on improving human health through biomedical, behavioral, and social sciences. The university's research portfolio includes more than $406 million in annual research funding from federal, state, and private sources.

UNMC is committed to educating the next generation of healthcare professionals. The university offers more than 50 undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs in a variety of health sciences disciplines. UNMC's educational programs are accredited by national and regional accrediting bodies. The university's educational mission is supported by a world-class faculty, state-of-the-art facilities, and a commitment to excellence in teaching, research, and patient care.

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Enrollment: 3699

Type: Public, 4-year or above

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