Statue of Charles Durham in front of Durham Research Towers

UNMC Omaha - Main Campus

Students, employees, staff and faculty are located in the area of 10 square blocks that make up the Omaha campus that UNMC shares with its primary clinical partner, Nebraska Medicine. This area includes classrooms, labs, clinical spaces, the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center, the Center for Healthy Living, the Stanley M. Truhlsen Eye Institute, and the homes of the College of Medicine, College of Pharmacy, College of Allied Health Professions, the Omaha Division of the College of Nursing, and the College of Public Health.  Nebraska Medicine has three hospital towers – University Tower, Clarkson Tower and Werner Hospital (part of the cancer center) – on this central Omaha campus, as well. 

Meet Omaha

Courtesy of Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium

Lots to do

Sure, a visit to Omaha might start with a trip to the country's top zoo, according to, but the Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium isn't where Omaha attractions end. It's just the beginning.

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Courtesy of Omaha Performing Arts

On stage, on display

From Broadway touring productions and the widely known symphony to concerts, community theater and museums and art galleries, Omaha offers dynamic variety in the performing and visual arts.

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Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge at night

Middle America, not middle-of-the-road

Omaha is home to a world-class zoo, the nation’s top-ranked playhouse and some of the best restaurants in the country. Pick a sport, any sport, and you’ll probably find it being played at a high level somewhere around Omaha. Of course, it doesn't hurt that Omaha is the home of the College World Series, U.S. Olympic Team Swim Trials and The International horse jumping competitions. Discover why Middle America is anything but middle-of-the-road.

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Gene Leahy Mall at night

Top rankings

Money named Omaha the Best Big City in the Midwest, and Smart Asset ranked the area as the number one city in America for technology workers. Add in a cost of living that allows coastal natives to trade in studio apartments for something requiring a riding lawn mower, and you begin to understand why so many talented people – and not just at UNMC – proudly call Omaha home.

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