Medical Schools in Nebraska

Updated: June 6, 2020

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This blog lists the medical schools located in Nebraska and outlines some features of the state which you should consider if you are applying to a medical school in Nebraska.

Nebraska's relatively small population is nonetheless served by two medical schools, making it a state which has opportunities for out-of-state applicants, as well as students looking to gain exposure to clinical medicine in suburban and rural settings.

1. Creighton University School of Medicine

2. University of Nebraska College of Medicine

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Medical Schools in Nebraska:

1. Creighton University School of Medicine – Location: Omaha, NE

Creighton University School of Medicine sees roughly 6300 applicants on average and accepts roughly 165 students into their MD program. Their mission is "to improve the human condition with a diverse body of students, faculty and staff who provide excellence in educating learners, health care professionals, and the public; advancing knowledge; and, providing comprehensive patient care."

Prerequisite courses

  • Biochemistry
  • Human/Animal/Mammalian Physiology at the advanced level*
  • Statistics
  • English (Two courses)**
  • *Creighton considers Physiology courses that have a college biology or college chemistry prerequisite to be advanced level courses.
  • **Applicants may fulfill the English requirement by one of the following options:
  • Completing two college English courses.
  • Completing two courses designated as “writing intensive” and/or “certified writing.”
  • Completing a combination of college English and “writing intensive” and/or “certified writing” courses.

Admission statistics

  • Average accepted GPA: 3.89
  • Average accepted MCAT range: 504-525

2. University of Nebraska College of Medicine – Location: Omaha, NE

Prerequisite courses - Semester Hours

  • Biology (with lab): 8-10 
  • General Chemistry (with lab): 8-10 
  • Organic Chemistry (with lab): 8-10
  • Physics (with lab): 8-10 
  • Humanities and/or Social Sciences: 12-16
  • Courses to fulfill the humanities/social science requirement: art, dramatic arts/theater, literature, English, music, foreign language, sociology, anthropology, psychology, child development, journalism, economics, geography, geology, speech, communications, history, government, political science, philosophy, religion, women's studies, and any ethnic studies courses.
  • Calculus or Statistics: 3 - A one-semester course in introductory calculus OR statistics will meet this requirement.
  • English Composition: 3
  • Biochemistry: 3 - Biochemistry must include metabolism.
  • Genetics: 3 

Admission statistics


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