Chancellor: Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D.
Enrollment (Fall 2016): 3,861 students
Employees (September 2016): 5,112 (4,387.5 FTE)
Operating Budget (2016-2017): $701.5 million (21.5 percent state-supported)
Research Grants (2015-2016): $115.1 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, Graduate College, 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.
University of Nebraska: The University of Nebraska Medical Center is one of four campuses of the University of Nebraska, which is led by President Hank Bounds, Ph.D.. 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 $4.2 billion.
- In the most recent ranking of graduate schools by U.S. News & World Report, UNMC primary care program ranked fifth of 170 medical schools. Its physician assistant, physical therapy, pharmacy and nursing programs also are ranked among the best in the country.
- Nearly half of Nebraska’s physicians, dental professionals, pharmacists, bachelor-prepared nurses and allied health professionals have graduated from UNMC.