Best Medical Schools in Nebraska

By | April 29, 2018

Welcome to Nebraska best medical schools. Our rankings are based on alumni reviews, research scores received, peer institution assessment and admissions statistics including averaged MCAT scores, undergraduate GPA as well as acceptance rates. Below we list top medical schools in Nebraska that are top ranked nationally. You can find tuition cost, total enrollment and composite MCAT score for each school.

  • TIMEDICTIONARY: Overview of major cities and towns in Nebraska. Includes history, population and geographical map of Nebraska.

Best Medical Schools in Nebraska

National Ranking Best Medical Programs
66 University of Nebraska Medical Center (Omaha, NE)
Acceptance rate: 11.8%
MCAT composite score: 10.1
Tuition: Full-time: $26,980 (in-state), Full-time: $63,262 (out-of-state)
Average undergraduate GPA: 3.75
Total medical school enrollment: 496
Full-time faculty-student ratio: 1.2:1
NIH funds granted to medical school and affiliated hospitals (in millions): $42.0

University of Nebraska Medical Center

80 Creighton University (Omaha, NE)
Acceptance rate: 6.9%
MCAT composite score: 10.0
Tuition: Full-time: $47,922
Average undergraduate GPA: 3.65
Total medical school enrollment: 549
Full-time faculty-student ratio: 0.5:1
NIH funds granted to medical school and affiliated hospitals (in millions): $11.6Creighton University Medical School

Population of Nebraska

About 1,850,000 people live in the state of Nebraska (the thirty-eighth most populous state in the United States). The average population density in the “State of the corn cob” is about 9 people per km 2 (forty-third place in the USA).

The largest cities in Nebraska are Omaha (about 410,000 residents, forty-second place in the list of the largest cities in the USA), the capital of the state of Lincoln (more than 260,000 residents), Bellevue (more than 50,000 residents), Grand Island (about 50,000 residents) and Karni (more than 30,000 residents).

The largest metropolis of the state was formed around Omaha, more than 730,000 people live here only in Nebraska, and taking into account the residents of the neighboring Iowa settlements , about 870,000 people (fifty-ninth place in the list of US metropolitan areas).

The racial composition of the population of Nebraska:

  • White – 86.1%
  • Blacks (African Americans) – 4.5%
  • Asians – 1.8%
  • Native Americans (Indians or Eskimos of Alaska) – about 1%
  • Native Hawaiian or Oceanian – less than 0.1%
  • Other races – 4.3%
  • Two or more races – 2.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino (of any race) – about 9.2%

The largest ethnic (national) groups among the population of Nebraska:

  • Germans – 38.6%
  • Irish – 12.4%
  • English – 9.6%
  • Czechs – 5.5%
  • Swedes – 4.9%

Nebraska has a higher percentage of ethnic Czechs in the population than any other US state.

The largest population groups in Nebraska by religion:

  • Christians – about 90%, including:
    • Protestants – about 60%, including:
      • Lutherans – about 16%
      • Methodists – about 11%
      • Baptists – about 9%
      • Presbyterian – about 4%
    • Catholics – about 28%
  • Atheists – about 9%