Tuition & Fees

$39,916

$39,916

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
8%
600-699
25%
500-599
54%
400-499
13%
700-800
12%
600-699
45%
500-599
35%
400-499
8%
700-800
5%
600-699
27%
500-599
48%
400-499
18%
300-399
2%
30-36
37%
24-29
44%
18-23
19%
30-36
18%
24-29
61%
18-23
19%
12-17
2%
30-36
25%
24-29
57%
18-23
18%
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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

1

teacher

11

students

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Moderately Selective

72%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,004
Declined + 2,723
Total Received 9,727
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Private (nonprofit)

4,255

undergraduate students

4,399

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

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

SAT 6121
ACT 2444

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Location

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 8,654
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)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

Omaha, NE

139-acre, urban campus in Omaha (population: 446,970); 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.

Creighton University
2500 California Plaza
Omaha, NE 68178

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
57%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
96%
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

 
6 fraternities 32% of male students
 
8 sororities 51% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
33%
Top 1/4
69%
Top 1/2
93%
Bottom 1/2
7%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
8%
600-699
25%
500-599
54%
400-499
13%
700-800
12%
600-699
45%
500-599
35%
400-499
8%
700-800
5%
600-699
27%
500-599
48%
400-499
18%
300-399
2%
30-36
37%
24-29
44%
18-23
19%
30-36
18%
24-29
61%
18-23
19%
12-17
2%
30-36
25%
24-29
57%
18-23
18%

Admissions Facts

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

Moderately Selective

72%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,004
Declined + 2,723
Total Received 9,727

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

Financial Aid

79%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$27,537

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $38,200
Room $6,168
Board $4,868
Additional fees $1,716
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $52,152
Average Financial Aid - $27,537
Total with Avg. Aid $24,615

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,132,481
State $211,521
Institutional $35,206,895
Other external $1,378,950
Total $39,929,847

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $25,731,347
Other external $1,220,927
Total $26,952,274
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Paula S. Kohles
Director of Financial Aid
paulakohles@creighton.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Men's

Badminton, Basketball, Curling, Fishing, Golf, Hockey, Lacrosse, Mixed-Martial Arts, Racquetball, Rugby, Running, Soccer, Swimming, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Water Polo

Club Sports - Women's

Badminton, Curling, Fishing, Golf, Lacrosse, Mixed-Martial Arts, Racquetball, Running, Soccer, Swimming, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Water Polo

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 Directors

Bruce Rasmussen (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Brandy Menaugh (women's)
Swa
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Big East Conference, West Coast Conference
Mascot
Billy the Bluejay
School colors
white and blue

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
American Studies
Applied Physical Analysis
Art History
Biology
Biomedical Physics
Biomedical Sciences
Business Administration
Business Intelligence/Analytics
Chemistry
Christian Spirituality
Classical Languages
Classical/Near Eastern Civilizations
Clinical Anatomy
Clinical Nurse Leader
Clinical System Administrator
Clinical Systems Administrator
Clinical/Translational Science
Communication Studies
Computer Science
Computer Science/Informatics
Creative Writing
Cultural Anthropology
Dental Hygiene
Dental Surgery
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
Interdisciplinary Leadership
International Business
International Relations
Investment Management/Financial Analysis
Journalism
Justice/Society
Law
Leadership
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Medical Anthropology
Medical Microbiology/Immunology
Medical Physics
Medicine
Ministry
Music
Musical Theatre
Negotiation/Conflict Resolution
Neuroscience
Nurse Practitioner
Nursing
Occupational Therapy
Oral Biology
Organizational Communication
Organizational Leadership
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Pharmacology
Pharmacy
Philosophy
Physical Therapy
Physics
Political Science
Pre-Law Business
Psychology
Public Health
Rehabilitation Science
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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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

8,654

total students

22%

in-state

78%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

49%

4,255
students

Female
56%
2,391

Male
44%
1,864

51%

4,399
students

Female
61%
2,674

Male
39%
1,725

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

94%

4,011
students

Female
56%
2,239

Male
44%
1,772

6%

244
students

Female
63%
152

Male
37%
92

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Hispanic/Latino
70%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

49%

Transfer applicants accepted

55%

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

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
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 27
Countries most often represented China
Kuwait
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
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

Megan Mankerian-Stem
Director of International Enrollment
402 280-2703
meganmankerian@creighton.edu

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