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Tuition & Fees

$37,606

$37,606

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

43%

57%

male

female

1
11

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

70%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,870
Declined + 2,877
Total Received 9,747
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Private (nonprofit)

4,163

undergraduate students

4,272

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Business
  3. Biology
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Codes

SAT 6121
ACT 2444

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
7%
600-699
31%
500-599
43%
400-499
18%
300-399
1%
700-800
11%
600-699
36%
500-599
43%
400-499
9%
300-399
1%
700-800
8%
600-699
30%
500-599
41%
400-499
20%
300-399
1%
30-36
35%
24-29
45%
18-23
19%
12-17
1%
30-36
19%
24-29
59%
18-23
20%
12-17
2%
30-36
25%
24-29
56%
18-23
19%
12-17
0
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School Facts

Creighton University, founded in 1878, is a private, coeducational institution operated by the Jesuits. Its 130-acre campus is located on the northwest edge of downtown Omaha, Nebraska.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 8,435
Established in 1878
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  AALS (Association of American Law Schools)
•  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  ACPE (American Council on Pharmaceutical Education)
•  ADA (American Dental Association)
•  AMA/AAMC/LCME (American Medical Association/Association of American Medical Colleges/Liaison Committee on Medical Education)
•  AOTA (American Occupational Therapy Association)
•  APTA (American Physical Therapy Association)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

Omaha, NE

139-acre, urban campus in Omaha (population: 434,353); branch campuses in Hastings, NE and Phoenix, AZ. Served by air, bus, and train. School operates shuttle system. Public transportation serves campus.

Creighton University
2500 California Plaza
Omaha, NE 68178

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
60%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
95%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
5 fraternities 30% of male students
 
7 sororities 46% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
37%
Top 1/4
68%
Top 1/2
92%
Bottom 1/2
8%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
7%
600-699
31%
500-599
43%
400-499
18%
300-399
1%
700-800
11%
600-699
36%
500-599
43%
400-499
9%
300-399
1%
700-800
8%
600-699
30%
500-599
41%
400-499
20%
300-399
1%
30-36
35%
24-29
45%
18-23
19%
12-17
1%
30-36
19%
24-29
59%
18-23
20%
12-17
2%
30-36
25%
24-29
56%
18-23
19%
12-17
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline December 1 (priority deadline)
February 15
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

70%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,870
Declined + 2,877
Total Received 9,747

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Essay
Standardized test scores

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Volunteer Work

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Interview
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Sarah Richardson
Director of Admissions and Scholarships
P: 800 282-5835
F: 402 280-2685
admissions@creighton.edu

Cost

Tuition $35,942
Room $6,024
Board $4,576
Additional fees $1,664
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $49,406
Average Financial Aid - $27,934
Total with Avg. Aid $21,472

Financial Aid

81%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$27,934

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,222,174
State $251,093
Institutional $35,441,692
Other external $1,350,206
Total $40,265,165

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $22,920,881
Other external $1,395,882
Total $24,316,763

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
crew
cross-country
golf
soccer
softball
tennis
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Big East Conference
Mascot
Billy the Bluejay
School colors
white and blue
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
American Studies
Applied Physical Analysis
Art History
Biology
Biomedical Sciences
Business Administration
Business Intelligence/Analytics
Chemistry
Christian Spirituality
Classical Languages
Classical/Near Eastern Civilizations
Clinical Anatomy
Clinical/Translational Science
Communication Studies
Computer Science
Computer Science/Informatics
Creative Writing
Cultural Anthropology
Dental Hygiene
Dental Surgery
East/West Studies
Economics
Educational Leadership
Elementary Education
Elementary School Teaching
Emergency Medical Service
Emergency Medical Services
English
Environmental Science
Exercise Science/Pre-Health Professions
Finance
French/Francophone Studies
German Studies
Government Organization/Leadership
Graphic Design/Media
Health Administration/Policy
Health Care Ethics
Health/Wellness Coaching
Healthy Lifestyle Management
History
International Business
International Relations
Investment Management/Financial Analysis
Journalism/Mass Communication
Justice/Society
Law
Leadership
Leadership/Interdisciplinary
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Medical Anthropology
Medical Microbiology/Immunology
Medicine
Ministry
Music
Musical Theatre
Negotiation/Conflict Resolution
Neuroscience
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Occupational Therapy
Oral Biology
Organizational Communication
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Pharmacology
Pharmacy
Philosophy
Physical Therapy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Public Health
School Counseling/Preventive Mental Health
Secondary School Teaching
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish/Hispanic Studies
Studio Arts
Sustainability
Sustainable Energy
Sustainable Energy Science
Theatre
Theology
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Undergraduate

49%

4,163
students

Female
57%
2,366

Male
43%
1,797

Graduate

51%

4,272
students

Female
59%
2,502

Male
41%
1,770

undergraduateFull-time

93%

3,909
students

Female
57%
2,227

Male
43%
1,682

undergraduatePart-time

7%

254
students

Female
55%
139

Male
45%
115

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Hispanic/Latino
70%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

54%

Transfer applicants accepted

46%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.80
College GPA: 2.80
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Winter: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

80

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

48

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

87%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 33
Countries most often represented China
Germany
Kuwait
Saudi Arabia
Vietnam
The Dominican Republic
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Host family program
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Charlie Wester
International Admissions Counselor
402 280-2523
charleswester@creighton.edu

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