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Choose From Five Core Disciplines

  • Nursing
  • Health Care Business
  • Health Care Services
  • Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Radiologic Technology & Medical Imaging

We dedicate ourselves to helping our students to achieve their full potential in health care.

Established in 1888

first nursing college of its kind in Nebraska

Enrollment of 1,200+

nearly double our size from a decade ago

Quality education

accredited with the Higher Learning Commission

Nationally recognized

ranked consecutively by U.S. News & World Report

Early hands-on experience in state-of-the-art labs on campus & at a diverse setting of clinical sites.

Simulation Lab

We find it essential to provide you with as many hands-on learning opportunities as possible before interacting with real patients. Our Simulation Lab includes a patient room, control center, debriefing room and two high-fidelity mannequins–one adult and one infant. The capability of the mannequins to simulate symptoms, diseases and conditions you are likely to see in a real health care setting allow you to perform many common procedures such as starting an IV, obtaining a blood sample, taking an X-ray, administering medications and more.

On-campus housing

We created our residence hall to be open and inviting, which makes for an easy transition from home. Our four-bedroom apartment-style suites come with two bathrooms, a full-appliance kitchen and a living space. We provide Wi-Fi, basic cable, a fitness center and laundry facility–all free to you as a resident. In your spare time, you can partake in regular community activities or get involved as a Resident Advisor or Residence Hall Council member.

Grow. Lead. Get Involved.

Student Organizations & Opportunities

  • Academic Travel Abroad (ATA)
  • Program-specific student associations & honor societies
  • Student Activites Council (SAC)
  • Student Ambassadors
  • Student Governmnet Association (SGA)
  • Resident Advisors & Residence Hall Council
  • Students for Mature and Responsible Choices (MARC)
  • Campus Crusade for Christ
  • Diversity Council
  • Service projects & events

Student Activities

  • Welcome Week
  • Movie Nights
  • Spring Fever
  • Intramural Sports
  • College World Series Cookout
  • Casino Night
  • Coffeehouse Lunch & Live Music
  • Mr. & Ms. Clarkson College

Omaha has something for everyone.

Prepare to be the best