Creighton University

Omaha, NE

Creighton University

Omaha, NE

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Undergrad Catholic

Tuition & Fees

$47,000

not including housing and food

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

42%

male

58%

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

4,290

undergraduate students

4,107

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 8,397
Established in 1878
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic

Social Networks

139-acre, urban campus in Omaha (population: 485,153); 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%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
94%
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-preparatory 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

99%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$28,446

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $45,000
Housing $7,110
Food $5,560
Additional fees $2,000
Total $59,670
Average Financial Aid - $28,446
Total with Avg. Aid $31,224

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,012,704
State $298,100
Institutional $42,571,700
Other external $813,178
Total $46,695,682

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $46,995,085
Other external $1,005,514
Total $48,000,599

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: (402) 280-2731
finaid@creighton.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports

Co-Rec Sports: Curling, Golf, Mixed Martial Arts, Quad Ball , Jiu Jitsu, Swimming, Ultimate Frisbee, Jump Rope. Pickleball, Esports, Badminton

Club Sports - Men's

Rugby, Basketball, Hockey, Baseball, Soccer, Lacrosse, Volleyball, Golf

Club Sports - Women's

Basketball, Soccer, Lacrosse, Volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, dodgeball, flag football, golf, kickball, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, Wiffleball, Badminton, Spikeball, Pickleball,

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Big East Conference, West Coast Conference

Majors

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

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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

8,397

total students

22%

in-state

78%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

51%

4,290
students

Female
58%
2,501

Male
42%
1,789

49%

4,107
students

Female
60%
2,481

Male
40%
1,626

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

98%

4,184
students

Female
58%
2,443

Male
42%
1,741

2%

106
students

Female
55%
58

Male
45%
48

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Hispanic/Latino
70%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
6%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

4%

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 Not Required/Recommended
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: July 1st

Spring: December 1st

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

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 70
Countries most often represented Dominican Republic
Kuwait
Mexico
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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