Creighton University

Omaha, NE

Creighton University

Omaha, NE

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At Creighton, you will find an unprecedented breadth and depth of academic programming, the solid liberal arts core that equips you with the skills to build a meaningful life, and the strong foundation in the Jesuit tradition of magisor “more,” which guides everything we do.

Creighton undergraduates have exceptional opportunities to work side-by-side with faculty—not graduate assistants—on research projects, as well as the chance to present their work at national conferences.

Our students are successful
As a Creighton student, you will have access to more than 18,000 internships and full-time or part-time job opportunities, which means there are more opportunities available to Creighton students than students to fill them. Our dedicated Creighton Career Center professionals will help you find the internships and career you’re seeking, and they will work with you to highlight your Creighton experiences to best position you and your résumé.

Creighton graduates have an overall success rate of 98% within six months of graduation (employed, attending graduate or professional school, or doing volunteer or service work) compared to the national average outcomes success rate of 81.2%, according to the National Association of Colleges and Employers.

Connecting you to your future
We offer a broad range of academic opportunities to earn prestigious undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees all on one campus. You even have opportunities to earn multiple degrees in less time through programs such as our 3-3 Pre-law, which allows students to earn undergraduate and Law degrees in six years, and our bachelor’s-to-master’s programs, in which you can earn two degrees in just over five years. With more than 140 academic programs in our Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Heider College of Business, and College of Nursing—plus Creighton’s Graduate School and prestigious professional programs in Dentistry, Law, Medicine, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, and Physician Assistant—the bridges to your future are limitless.

A campus to write home about
You’ll connect at Creighton throughmore than 200 clubs and organizations, including intramural sports, fraternities and sororities, honor societies, and cultural, religious, political/government, professional, academic, and service organizations. Whatever you’re into, there’s a good chance you’ll find it here at Creighton.

You can make a difference—right now
Our strong foundation in the Jesuit tradition guides everything we do. Last year, 5,000 Creighton students contributed more than one million service hours locally, nationally, and internationally.

It happens here
What other school besides Creighton has four Fortune 500 companies headquartered within walking distance ofcampus—and nearly 50 Fortune 500 companies with operations in the same city? Talk about internship possibilities!

Creighton accepts qualified students on a rolling basis beginning in October of each year. Applicants are encouraged to apply in the fall of their senior year. Applications are reviewed on the quality of high school courses taken, grade point average, optional test scores from either the ACT or SAT, extracurricular activities, a high school counselor recommendation, and a personal statement. Creighton is a test-optional institution. Applicants who feel their ACT or SAT score does not accurately reflect their ability to be successful at Creighton may elect to apply test optional.

Merit awards and need-based aid
Merit awards are based on academic performance and application materials. Need-based aid is also provided to qualified students.

NCAA Division I Big East Conference sports for men include basketball, crew, cross-country, golf, soccer, and tennis. Women’s teams include basketball, crew, cross-country, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, and volleyball. 


Type: Private, Jesuit Catholic, coeducational, comprehensive


Campus: Urban setting with green hillsides, a short stroll from downtown; Greater Omaha population of nearly one million

• Arts and Sciences
• Business
• Nursing

Professional Programs:
• Dentistry
• Graduate, Adult, and Professional Studies
• Law
• Master of Business Administration
• Medicine
• Occupational Therapy
• Pharmacy
• Physical Therapy
• Physician Assistant

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