Chancellor: Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D.
Enrollment (Fall 2020): 4,247 students
Employees (June 2020): 5,708 (4,913.5 FTE)
Operating Budget (2020-2021): $774 million (21 percent state-supported)
Research Grants (2019-2020): $174.2 million
Founded: 1881. Originally the Omaha Medical College, the college became affiliated with the University of Nebraska in 1902.
Major Units: College of Medicine, College of Nursing, College of Pharmacy, College of Dentistry, College of Public Health, College of Allied Health Professions, Eppley Institute for Research in Cancer and Allied Diseases, Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center, Munroe-Meyer Institute, Stanley M. Truhlsen Eye Institute, and a graduate studies program.
University of Nebraska: The University of Nebraska Medical Center is one of four campuses of the University of Nebraska, which is led by President Walter "Ted" Carter, Jr. The other campuses are: the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL), the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) and the University of Nebraska at Kearney (UNK). The University of Nebraska is supervised by an eight-member Board of Regents.
Economic Impact: UNMC and its hospital partner, Nebraska Medicine, have an annual impact of $4.8 billion.
Primary care, nursing, physical therapy, physician assistant and pharmacy programs rank among the best in U.S. News & World Report rankings. U.S. News & World Report also ranked UNMC's online graduate nursing programs as among the best.
Online master's program in nursing was ranked second in the nation in 2019 and the public health online master's degree program was ranked sixth by Best Masters Programs, an independent online guide.
UNMC was named a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Top Producing Institution for the 2019-2020 academic year by the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.
- Nearly half of Nebraska’s physicians, dental professionals, pharmacists, bachelor-prepared nurses and allied health professionals have graduated from UNMC.