University of Nebraska Medical Center

Financial Aid and Scholarships

The UNMC College of Allied Health Professions is Committed to Excellence and Affordability in Health Professions Education

Tuition Assistance is Available for both Residents and Non-Residents of Nebraska

The UNMC College of Allied Health Professions is committed to making health professions education accessible by reducing financial barriers for students, so they may realize their career goals. The College awards numerous scholarships that are exclusively for our students, and the UNMC Office of Financial Aid offers a full range of financial aid services available to all UNMC students. Scholarship awards are based on various specific criteria such as financial need, academic record, GPA, or residency, to name just a few. UNMC and the College work with each student to create an individual financial aid package. A summary of potential financial aid resources is provided below:

  • Types of financial aid available through the UNMC Financial Aid Office – (for more information, click the link, or call 402.559.4199, or email finaid@unmc.edu)
    • Grants
    • Loans
    • Student employment
  • Types of financial aid available through Enrollment Management & Student Affairs – (for more information, call 402.559.6673 or email cahpadmissions@unmc.edu)
    • Program-specific scholarships
    • Scholarships available to students in any of our programs
    • Scholarships to reduce tuition costs for Nebraska residents
    • Scholarships to reduce tuition costs for non-residents of Nebraska
Student Emergency Fund Policy - The UNMC College of Allied Health Professions will make available on an annual basis a Student Emergency Fund as a mechanism to support currently enrolled College of Allied Health Professions students during an unexpected budgetary crisis that threatens their ability to progress in their plan of study.

Nebraska Promise - Nebraska Promise is a University of Nebraska expanded financial aid program that guarantees eligible undergraduate students will have up to 30 credit hours of tuition per year paid in grant and scholarship aid. It replaces the tuition guarantee program previously known as Collegebound Nebraska. The program is available to undergraduate nursing, dental hygiene, and allied health professions students meeting the Nebraska Promise eligibility criteria. It does not apply to students seeking a second bachelor’s degree. Other grants