University of Nebraska Medical Center

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$9,930

16.1% growth from 2016

2016 Student Loan

0.636%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

3,908

86.7% Full-Time

About

University of Nebraska Medical Center is a higher education institution located in Douglas County, NE. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of Nebraska Medical Center were Registered Nursing (348 degrees awarded), Radiographer (37 degrees), and Clinical Laboratory Technologist (29 degrees).

In 2017, 1,152 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Nebraska Medical Center. 71.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 28.1% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (906 degrees), 17.8 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (51 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Nebraska Medical Center is $9,930, which is $-4,070 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Nebraska Medical Center is $9,930, which is $-4,070 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $N/A.

In 2017, 68% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 65% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$9,930

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at University of Nebraska Medical Center was $9,930. The cost of tuition at University of Nebraska Medical Center is $-4,070 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

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Average Net Price

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2017 Value

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

68%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

65%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

68% of undergraduate students at University of Nebraska Medical Center received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 21.4% with respect to 2016, when 56% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

0.636%

2016 Default Rate

5

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at University of Nebraska Medical Center was 0.636%, which represents 5 out of the 786 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

University of Nebraska Medical Center has a total enrollment of 3,908 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Nebraska Medical Center is 3,390 students and the part-time enrollment is 518. This means that 86.7% of students enrolled at University of Nebraska Medical Center are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Nebraska Medical Center, both undergraduate and graduate, is 77.5% White, 4.48% Asian, 3.58% Hispanic or Latino, 2.33% Black or African American, 2.15% Two or More Races, 0.307% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0256% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Nebraska Medical Center in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (78%), followed by White Male (8.77%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (5.71%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (41.7%), followed by White Male (33.5%) and Asian Female (2.66%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

86.7%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Nebraska Medical Center, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,908 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Nebraska Medical Center is 3,390 and the part-time enrollment is 518. This means that 86.7% of students enrolled at University of Nebraska Medical Center are enrolled full-time compared with 71.1% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

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N/A Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at University of Nebraska Medical Center was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), University of Nebraska Medical Center had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    3,030

  2. Asian

    175

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    140

The enrolled student population at University of Nebraska Medical Center is 77.5% White, 4.48% Asian, 3.58% Hispanic or Latino, 2.33% Black or African American, 2.15% Two or More Races, 0.307% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0256% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 44.7% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 15.5% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2017, 504 more women than men received degrees from University of Nebraska Medical Center. The majority of degree recipients at University of Nebraska Medical Center are white (906 degrees awarded). There were 17.8 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (51 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Nebraska Medical Center is Registered Nursing (348 degrees awarded), followed by Radiographer (37 degrees) and Clinical Laboratory Technologist (29 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of Nebraska Medical Center, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (1,076 degrees awarded), Biology (71 degrees), and Protective Services (5 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Nebraska Medical Center are Registered nurses (1,361,509 people), Physicians (476,415 people), Medical & health services managers (179,784 people), Pharmacists (178,957 people), and Other managers (171,157 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Nebraska Medical Center are Health (1,076 degrees awarded), Biology (71 degrees), and Protective Services (5 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Nebraska Medical Center are Surgeons, Public relations specialists, Physicians, Podiatrists, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at University of Nebraska Medical Center are Health (1,076 degrees awarded), Biology (71 degrees), and Protective Services (5 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Nebraska Medical Center are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,850,762 people), Elementary & secondary schools (391,804 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (380,153 people), Offices of physicians (356,898 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (334,283 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Nebraska Medical Center are Health (1,076 degrees awarded), Biology (71 degrees), and Protective Services (5 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by University of Nebraska Medical Center.

Most Common

  1. 348 degrees awarded

  2. 37 degrees awarded

  3. 29 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Nebraska Medical Center was Registered Nursing with 348 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 324

  2. 828

In 2017, 324 degrees were awarded to men at University of Nebraska Medical Center, which is 0.391 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (828).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 76 degrees were awarded to men at University of Nebraska Medical Center in Medicine, which is 1.58 times more than the 48 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 376 degrees were awarded to women at University of Nebraska Medical Center in Registered Nursing, which is 7.23 times more than the 52 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

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Highest Graduation Rate (N/A%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Nebraska Medical Center is N/A and N/A (N/A% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, N/A% of graduates (N/A students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    906 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    51 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    51 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Nebraska Medical Center is white (906 degrees awarded). There were 17.8 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (51 degrees).

1.82% of degree recipients (21 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    668 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    238 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    35 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of Nebraska Medical Center is white female (668 degrees awarded). There were 2.81 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (238 degrees).

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Operations

University of Nebraska Medical Center has an endowment valued at nearly $255M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $6.96M (2.73%), compared to the 2.38% average return ($240k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2017, University of Nebraska Medical Center had a total salary expenditure of $564M. University of Nebraska Medical Center employs 118 Assistant professors, 65 Associate professors, and 58 Instructors. Most academics at University of Nebraska Medical Center are Female Assistant professors (89), Female Instructors(54), and Female Associate professors (37).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Nebraska Medical Center are: Office and Administrative Support, with 272 employees, Computer, Engineering, and Science, with 268 employees, and Management with 207 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$255M

2017 Endowment

13.9%

growth from 2016

University of Nebraska Medical Center has an endowment valued at about $255M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Nebraska Medical Center grew 13.9% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $245M higher than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $79.9M - Federal

  2. $31.9M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, University of Nebraska Medical Center received $79.9M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $31.9M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$292M

2017 Salaries

11.1%

growth from 2016

In 2017, University of Nebraska Medical Center paid a median of $292M in salaries, which represents 51.7% of their overall expenditure ($564M) and a 11.1% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.68% growth from 2015 and a 1.9% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.59M (39.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$30.6M

Instructional Salaries

299

Number of Employees

In 2017, University of Nebraska Medical Center paid a total of $30.6M to 299 employees working as instructors, which represents 10.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $17.5M (13.8%) for similar Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

118 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

272 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Nebraska Medical Center were Assistant professor with 118 employees; Associate professor with 65 employees; and Associate professor with 58 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Nebraska Medical Center were Office and Administrative Support with 272 employees; Computer, Engineering, and Science with 268 employees; and Management with 207 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Female Instructor

  3. Female Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Nebraska Medical Center was Female Assistant professor with 89 employees, Female Instructor with 54 employees, and Female Associate professor with 37 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at University of Nebraska Medical Center.

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