Creighton University

Omaha, NE

Creighton University

Omaha, NE

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Undergrad Catholic

Tuition & Fees

$43,018

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

11

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

64%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,558
Declined 3,124
Total Received 8,682
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Private

4,876

undergraduate students

5,349

graduate students

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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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 10,225
Established in 1878
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic

Social Networks

139-acre, urban campus in Omaha (population: 466,893); additional campus locations in Hastings, NE for nursing students and Phoenix, AZ for medical students. Served by air, bus, and train. School operates shuttle system. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city

Creighton University
2500 California Plaza
Omaha, NE
68178

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
53%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
94%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
35%
Top 1/4
66%
Top 1/2
91%
Bottom 1/2
9%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Other application fee (waived if filed online)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) December 1
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

64%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,558
Declined 3,124
Total Received 8,682

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Completion of college-prepatory program
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

  • Study skills

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

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 transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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Financial Aid

91%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$22,484

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $41,176
Room $6,430
Board $5,170
Additional fees $1,842
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $55,818
Average Financial Aid - $22,484
Total with Avg. Aid $33,334

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,092,874
State $219,186
Institutional $38,664,985
Other external $912,868
Total $42,889,913

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $37,544,693
Other external $1,125,494
Total $38,670,187
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 800 282-5835
F: 402 280-2895
finaid@creighton.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Golf
Rowing
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field x country
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

Rugby, Curling, Officiating, Ultimate Frisbee, Basketball, Mixed Martial Arts, Hockey, Fishing, Running, Quid-ditch, Baseball, Soccer, Lacrosse, Swimming, Volleyball, Golf, Kendou, Racquet Ball

Club Sports - Women's

Rugby, Curling, Officiating, Ultimate Frisbee, Basketball, Mixed Martial Arts, Hockey, Fishing, Running, Quid-ditch, Baseball, Soccer, Lacrosse, Swimming, Volleyball, Golf, Kendou, Racquet Ball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, dodgeball, flag football, golf, kickball, racquetball, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, Wiffle ball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Big East Conference, West Coast Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Acting.
American/United States Studies/Civilization.
Anatomy.
Ancient Studies/Civilization.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Bioethics/Medical Ethics.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biomedical Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Chemistry, General.
Clinical and Translational Science.
Computer Science.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Creative Writing.
Cultural Anthropology.
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist.
Dispute Resolution.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
East Asian Studies.
Economics, General.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic).
Energy Systems Technology/Technician.
English Language and Literature, General.
Environmental Science.
Environmental Studies.
Exercise Physiology and Kinesiology.
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing.
Finance, General.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
French Language and Literature.
German Language and Literature.
Graphic Design.
Health and Wellness, General.
Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
Health/Medical Physics.
History, General.
Information Technology.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
International Relations and Affairs.
Investments and Securities.
Journalism.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Management Science.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing.
Mathematics, General.
Medical Anthropology.
Medical Science/Scientist.
Microbiology and Immunology.
Music, General.
Musical Theatre.
Neuroscience.
Nursing Administration.
Nursing Practice.
Occupational Therapy/Therapist.
Oral Biology and Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology.
Organizational Communication, General.
Organizational Leadership.
Pastoral Studies/Counseling.
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution.
Pharmacology.
Philosophy.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Pre-Law Studies.
Psychology, General.
Public Administration.
Public Health, General.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Rehabilitation Science.
Research and Experimental Psychology, Other.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Sustainability Studies.
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other.
Theology/Theological Studies.
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business
  2. Nursing
  3. Biological/life Sciences

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-theology
  • Pre-veterinary science

10,225

total students

25%

in-state

75%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

48%

4,876
students

Female
59%
2,860

Male
41%
2,016

52%

5,349
students

Female
59%
3,146

Male
41%
2,203

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

92%

4,477
students

Female
59%
2,621

Male
41%
1,856

8%

399
students

Female
60%
239

Male
40%
160

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
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 Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

3%

Students are transfer students

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
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

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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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 20
Countries most often represented Dominican Republic
Kuwait
Mexico
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Host family program
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation
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