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

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
13%
600-699
56%
500-599
27%
400-499
2%
700-800
16%
600-699
49%
500-599
30%
400-499
3%
300-399
0
30-36
26%
24-29
53%
18-23
19%
12-17
0
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undergraduateRatios

42%

male

59%

female

11

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,915
Declined 2,466
Total Received 9,381
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Private

4,431

undergraduate students

4,390

graduate students

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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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 8,821
Established in 1878
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic (Jesuit)

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
  • Metropolitan area: Omaha
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Eppley Airfield

Creighton University
2500 California Plaza
Omaha, NE
68178

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
53%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Birdcage
  • Hui O Hawaii
  • Pre-Med Society
  • Partners Against Cancer
  • American Pharmacists Association Academy of Student Pharmacist

Top Events

  • Skutt Shutdown
  • Fallapalooza Concert
  • Lip Sync
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

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

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
13%
600-699
56%
500-599
27%
400-499
2%
700-800
16%
600-699
49%
500-599
30%
400-499
3%
300-399
0
30-36
26%
24-29
53%
18-23
19%
12-17
0

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $40
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.81

Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,915
Declined 2,466
Total Received 9,381

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record

Important

application essay
standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
first generation
racial/ethnic status
class rank
recommendation(s)
talent/ability
volunteer work

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
geographical residence
interview
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 20
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

100%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$6,073

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $41,176
Room & board $11,600
Additional fees $1,842
Books & supplies $1,200
Other fees $2,000
Total $57,818
Average Financial Aid - $6,073
Total with Avg. Aid $51,745
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Crew
Cross-country running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
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 Sports Men

Archery, Badminton, Basketball, Crew, Football, Golf, Ice hockey, Lacrosse, Racquetball, Rugby, Skiing (downhill), Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Archery, Badminton, Basketball, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Racquetball, Skiing (downhill), Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Divison I

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Ancient Studies/Civilization
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art/Art Studies, General
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Computer Science
Cultural Anthropology
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Energy Management and Systems Technology/Technician
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Science
Exercise Physiology
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
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International Relations and Affairs
Journalism
Management Science
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Medical Anthropology
Music, General
Musical Theatre
Neuroscience
Organizational Communication, General
Organizational Leadership
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Research and Experimental Psychology, Other
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Sustainability Studies
Theology/Theological Studies
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

8,821

total students

22%

in-state

78%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

50%

4,431
students

Female
59%
2,594

Male
42%
1,878

50%

4,390
students

Female
61%
2,686

Male
38%
1,663

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

96%

4,325
students

Female
59%
2,514

Male
41%
1,811

4%

147
students

Female
55%
80

Male
45%
67

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 90%
Student 4 year graduation rate 73%
Student 5 year graduation rate 8%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
71%
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

37

Transfer students enrolled

0%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment yes
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: August 1

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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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 Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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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