Rural Health Opportunities Program (RHOP)

RHOP is designed to address the special needs of rural Nebraska by encouraging rural residents to pursue a career in the health care fields. Students selected are guaranteed admission to the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) as long as all stated requirements are met and the pre-professional studies at Chadron State College (CSC), Wayne State College (WSC) or Peru State College (PSC) are completed.

As of the fall of2012, 660 students have gone through the RHOP program and 434 students are currently enrolled or have graduated from UNMC through the Rural Health Opportunities Program.