Rankings and Reviews

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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”

For the 11th consecutive year, Creighton University in 2013 was No. 1 in U.S. News & World Report’s ranking of Midwest Regional universities. It was the 16th time in 17 years Creighton has been No. 1, and the 27th straight year the University has been ranked at or near the top of the magazine’s “America’s Best Colleges” edition. Creighton also was recognized as No. 1 in the Midwest region as a “best value,” where students get the best return on their tuition investment.

One of the “Best Colleges of 2014”

Princeton Reviews Best Colleges of 2014Princeton Review again listed Creighton University as one of the nation’s top 378 colleges and universities in its 2014 edition of the annual college guide. The University also made the top 20 list in two categories relating to quality of life activities.

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.

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.

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.