Rankings and Reviews

Find your place in the world with a top-ranked education.

Creighton is a wonderful place for students, faculty and staff to live, learn and serve. Sure, we know we’re one of the top Midwest universities and offer the best Jesuit education. But don’t take our word for it. See what everyone else is saying about Creighton and our schools and colleges.

One of “America’s Best Colleges”

Creighton University again earned the top spot in U.S. News & World Report magazine’s college rankings for Midwest Regional Universities. This is the 12th year in a row the University has earned the No. 1 ranking in “America’s Best Colleges” edition.

Creighton was also named among 32 universities in the nation in “Academic Programs to Look For” under Undergraduate Research/Creative Projects. This recognizes universities where students working independently or in small teams, mentored by a faculty member, do intensive and self-directed research or creative work that results in an original scholarly paper or other product that can be formally presented on or off campus.

One of the “Best Colleges of 2015”

Princeton Reviews Best Colleges of 2014Princeton Review again listed Creighton University as one of the nation’s top 379 colleges and universities in its 2015 edition of the annual college guide.

Creighton University students say they are very pleased with their choice to attend a great Jesuit university that is focused on academics and creating well-rounded students, according to The PrincetonReview’s 2015 “Best 379 Colleges” book.

Creighton is one of the nation’s best institutions for undergraduate education, according to The Princeton Review. As one student said, “At Creighton students come first, and it is as simple as that!”

The Best Master’s University

Creighton UnivMaster'sersity is ranked #1 in the Best Master’s Universities category in the 2014 Washington Monthly College Rankings.

Washington Monthly’s college rankings measure institutions based on three criteria: civic engagement, research and social mobility. Washington Monthly gives high marks to institutions that contribute to society, enroll low-income students, help them graduate and are affordable to attend.

Goldwater Scholars

Three Creighton students were selected as 2014 Goldwater Scholars in recognition of their academic achievements in the natural sciences. The awards place Creighton in an elite group of 25 private institutions across the country that in the past five years have produced seven or more Goldwater Scholars. Plus, Creighton is the No. 1 producer among Catholic universities during the same time period.

A College of Distinction

Colleges of Distinction - CatholicHigh school guidance counselors are some of our biggest fans. Many recommend us for our student engagement, quality of teaching, vibrancy of the college community and success of graduates. That support—and other research—earned us a dedicated profile on Colleges of Distinction.

President’s Award for Community Service

President's Honor RollCreighton University was named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for the sixth year in 2013. This is the highest federal recognition a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, student-service learning and civic engagement, as well as meaningful community outcomes.

Named Fair Trade University

Fair Trade UniversitiesWe’re proud to be the first Jesuit university to achieve Fair Trade status as part of Fair Trade Colleges & Universities, a national initiative to recognize institutions’ efforts to support fair trade through five criteria.