• Address: 2500 California Plaza, Omaha, Nebraska 68178

  • Phone Number: (402) 280-2700

  • Website: https://www.creighton.edu

About

Creighton University is one among the 28 Jesuit colleges and universities in the U.S. It is one of the best online colleges providing online education in the state of Omaha. It was founded in 1878 by five Jesuits and has a Roman Catholic affiliation. This university is celebrating 140 years from the day of its commencement. The alumni of this university are called as Bluejays. It is a private not-for-profit university. 

  • Currently, more than 8000 students are studying in this university. It is having more than 600 full-time faculties with 120 acres huge campus.

  • Creighton University acceptance rate is 72% and the graduation rate is 81%.

  • The student to faculty ratio is 11:1.

  • It is located in 2500 California Plaza Omaha, NE 68178

Creighton University School of Medicine It is one of the largest healthcare providers in Nebraska. School is located in Omaha which is termed as School of Medicine. Creighton University provides graduation to the students of the medical school and grants the Doctor of medicine degree as well. 


Creighton University Online

This university is offering students with customizable programs in a supportive learning community. It is offering 30+ programs in various domains. It is providing online and hybrid programs for more than 2000 students.

The highly ranked and successful online programs provided by this university are Business, Healthcare, and Leadership. The students can easily access the course. 


Creighton University Schools and Colleges

School of medicine School of Pharmacy and Health Professions College of Arts and Science
School of Law School of Dentistry College of Professional Studies
Graduate School Heider College of Business College of Nursing

Creighton University Reviews

Some of the reviews by the students about the university are

  • The professors in this university are outstanding with their skills and expertise in teaching.
  • This college is welcoming and supportive to students from diverse backgrounds

  • The university is having good infrastructure and facilities for the students to learn.

  • Its academics challenge students to think critically and collaborate with others.

  • Students felt that service programs provided by the college are exemplary and provided them with rich experience. 

Overview

Institution Type

(4 Years) Private Not-For-Profit

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Headquartered at

Omaha, Nebraska

FAFSA/Federal School Code

002542

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Institutional Accreditation

HLC

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Programmatic Accreditation

CAAHEP, CCNE

Religious Affiliation

Roman Catholic

Historically Black College or University

No

Data Source: https://www.creighton.edu, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS, Federal Student Aid, CHEA.

Accreditation

This university is having the following accreditations

Institutional Accreditations

It is institutionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Programmatic Accreditations

  • Pharmacy programs in this university are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.

  • Educational  programs are accredited by National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education

  • Nursing programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

Campus Life

It is having a variety of clubs, community services, athletics, sports and various other events for the students to take part in and to explore their passions and interests.

Creighton University Athletics

It is having the mobile application for the students and the people can easily access through the website online. This university students are having the hall of fame from 1901 and are victorious in various competitions since their commencement. There are 14 sports teams both men and women teams included. The athletic teams of this university are called as bluejays. They are being sponsored by Pepsi, Nike, and FS1.

Creighton University Basketball

It is one of the sports in this university where both men and women are having own teams and are being consistently winning many intercollegiate competitions. The tickets for this sport are available on the athletics website of the university.

Statistics

Key Statistics
Student Faculty Ratio 11: 1
Retention Rate Full Time: 89 % Part Time: 67 %
Total Population 8,393
Student Population Full Time: 6,777 Part Time: 1,616
Gender Division Male: 41 % Female: 59 %

Graduation Rate

The College Monk

Male: 75 %

The College Monk

Female: 82 %

Total Graduation Rate: 79 %

Graduation rate with bachelors degree completed

Race & Ethnicity

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Majors and Online Programs

Creighton University offers 26 online programs across 7 Majors

Business Management

Offering 6 programs accross 2 degrees

Nursing

Offering 3 programs accross 2 degrees

Health Science

Offering 10 programs accross 4 degrees

Theology

Offering 2 programs accross 1 degrees

Education

Offering 2 programs accross 2 degrees

Interdisciplinary Studies

Offering 2 programs accross 2 degrees

Accounting

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Admissions

Creighton University Acceptance Rate is 71%

Application Fee
Undergraduate Application Fee $40
Graduate Application Fee $50

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2017.

Admission Statistics
Total Applicants 10,352
Total Applicants Admitted 7,315
Applicants Enrolled 1,033
Full time Applicants Enrolled 1,033
Admission Requirements
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Creighton University Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)
Number of students submitting SAT scores 237
Number of students submitting ACT scores 922
Percent of students submitting SAT scores 23%
Percent of students submitting ACT scores 89%
SAT Math 570 average 510 - 630 range
SAT Critical Reading 595 average 540 - 650 range
SAT Writing 565 average 510 - 620 range
ACT Composite 26 average 24 - 29 range

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2015-2016.

Creighton University Admission Process

Admissions to Creighton University

Admission Requirements for Bachelor Programs

  • Completion of the online application form.

  • High School/GED completion.

  • Official transcripts from all previous institution attended.

  • A personal statement.

  • Letter of recommendation and a resume.

  • Active duty military/veterans must submit JST, CCAF or transcripts.


Admission Requirements for Master Programs

  • Completion of the online application form

  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university

  • Official transcripts from all previous institution attended

  • Two letters of recommendation and a resume

  • A personal statement

  • GMAT/ GRE scores (if required)


Admission Requirements for Doctorate Programs

  • Completion of the university’s application form.

  • A Master’s degree or equivalent degree from an accredited university.

  • Official transcripts from all previous institutions attended.

  • 2-3 letters of recommendation and a resume/curriculum vitae.


Note 

  • International students from institutions where English is not the first language must submit TOEFL/IELTS scores.

    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) Paper-based – 557

    • TOEFL Internet-based (iBT) – 90

    • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) – 6.5

Financial Aid and Scholarships

The university offers a host of financial aids to the eligible students as well as the students in need. Creighton University Federal school code is 002542 which will be helpful for students to apply for various financial aids from this university.

  • Pell grants, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, Federal Loans, Health Loans, Nursing Loans, Federal Work-Study were some of the Federal Aids awarded at the university.

  • The Nebraska students can avail the State Aid of Nebraska State Grant provided by the university.

  • Institutional Grant is also available at the university which is the Creighton University Grant. It also provided institutional loans to the students in need.

  • 198 military students received Post 9/11 GI Bill benefits as Military Aid from this university.

Creighton University Scholarships

  • Ahmanson Foundation scholarship

  • AMDG RAD Scholarship

  • Alpha Sigma Nu Scholarship

  • Alumni Association Scholarship

  • ROTC Scholarship

Federal Aid

Federal Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Pell Grant $4,187 An Undergraduate student. U.S. Citizen or an eligible immigrant. June 30th, 2019
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) $2,790 An Undergraduate student. U.S. Citizen or an eligible immigrant. June 30th, 2019
Federal Loans Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Direct Subsidized Loan $6,608 U.S. Citizen or an eligible immigrant. Enrolled as half-time eligible for a direct loan. June 30th, 2019
Direct PLUS Loans $19,092 U.S. Citizen or an eligible immigrant. Enrolled as half-time eligible for a direct loan. June 30th, 2019
Direct Unsubsidized Loan $6,608 U.S. Citizen or an eligible immigrant. Enrolled as half-time eligible for a direct loan. June 30th, 2018
Health Professions Loans Varies U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen Enrolled at least half-time June 30th, 2018
Federal Nursing Loans Varies Demonstrated financial needs. Students of the Department of Health and Human Services. Must be enrolled at least half time. Varies
Federal Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Federal Work-Study Varies Need of Financial support. U.S. National or Eligible non-resident. June 30th, 2019

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

State Grants and Scholarships

State Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Nebraska State Grant $2,303 Nebraska resident Needs financial support March 2nd, 2019

Data Source: https://www.creighton.edu, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Scholarships and Grants

Institutional Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Creighton University Grant (CUG) $19,577 An Undergraduate Should demonstrate financial need. Varies
Institutional Scholarships Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
AMDG RAD Scholarship Varies Average grade to be 2.0. Majoring in Chemistry. Varies
Ahmanson Foundation Scholarships Varies CGPA to be 3.0 Demonstrate financial need. Varies
Alpha Sigma Nu Scholarship Varies An Undergraduate. Based on financial need and support. Varies
Alumni Association Scholarships Varies CGPA needs to be 2.8. Should achieve Academic achievement. Varies
ROTC Varies Member student of Army, Air Force ROTC Varies
Institutional Loans Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Creighton Undergraduate Institutional Loan Varies Undergraduate students. Must be enrolled at least half time. Varies

Data Source: https://www.creighton.edu, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Military and Veteran Benefits

Military Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Post 9/11 GI Bill $16,533 Honorably Discharged from the military. Served 90 days after Sep10,2001. Undergraduate students. Varies
Tuition Assistance Program $1,750 Eligible Members of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard. Graduate students. Varies

Data Source: https://www.creighton.edu, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal Aid based on family income

Family Income Average Federal Aid per year
Under $30,000 $20,710
$30,001 - $48,000 $21,648
$48,001 - $75,000 $24,458
$75,001 - $110,000 $28,011
Over $110,000 $32,381

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal, State or Institutional Aid Awarded Percent Avg Amount per year
Undergraduate students awarded Pell grants 15% $4,025
Federal, State or Institutional aid awarded for Full-time, first-time undergraduates 98% $19,913
Federal Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 16% $5,351
Institutional Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 98% $19,003
Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 54% $8,988
Federal Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 52% $6,257
Average aid awarded as grant or scholarship $ 30,353
Post-9/11 GI Bill Award Number of Students Amount per year
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits 198 $13,647
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduate students 85 $15,439
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduate students 113 $12,299

Data Source: https://www.creighton.edu, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Library

This university has a great number of academic resources available both online and on campus. The entire material available is arranged in a way for students to access any material easily based on their interest. This university is providing separate online libraries for law and health sciences. 

Rankings

U.S. News and world report Rankings  for Creighton University are as follows

  • It ranks 1st in the Regional Universities Midwest in the 2019 edition

  • Some of its online programs are ranked as the top of the categories best online programs in 2018

  • It ranks 228 according to the Forbes rankings.

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