Entrance Requirements

The  MCAT and a minimum of 90 semester hours (three years of college work) from an accredited liberal arts and science college are required. The MCAT expiration year for the 2020-2021 cycle is 1/1/2017. Any MCAT date prior to 1/1/2017 is expired.

To provide an opportunity for in-depth study, the completion of a college major or baccalaureate degree is strongly recommended. The undergraduate program must include the following course work with appropriate laboratory experiences:

** or equivalent 

Courses in molecular biology, immunology and microbiology, though not required, are helpful in preparing for the basic science curriculum of medical school. Interpersonal communications, ethics, and personnel management are also good preparatory courses. 

Graduate Students are strongly encouraged to complete the degree program (master's or doctorate) before considering making an application.  At the very least, it should be clear that the degree program will be completed before matriculation.

Canadian/International Applicant Policy: 

UNMC will consider applications from International or Canadian students who have earned an undergraduate degree from a University of Nebraska system college (University of Nebraska-Lincoln, University of Nebraska-Omaha or University of Nebraska-Kearney) or at a Nebraska State College (Wayne, Chadron, or Peru). Otherwise, Consideration of foreign student applications is limited to those with a permanent resident visa.