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Why Creighton for Your Undergrad Degree?

An Education that Opens Doors

Creighton is a nationally ranked university with renowned programs in health sciences, business and beyond. Here, undergraduates find big opportunities at a university just big enough.

Among the Best

U.S. News & World Report has ranked Creighton University among the top third of National Universities for 2022-2023, with high rankings for undergraduate teaching, innovation, best value and best for veterans. Other accolades include:

  • Named one of the top universities in the U.S. by the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education
  • The Princeton Review has named Creighton University as one of the nation’s best institutions for undergraduates, according to its “Best 388 Colleges for 2023.”
  • Named a 2021–2022 “military-friendly” school by the Military Friendly® resource and media group
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Creighton students studying on building steps with overlay of U.S. News Best Colleges 2023 badge
99% recent grads employed, pursuing advanced degree or volunteering six months
140+ Academic Programs
95% of Creighton students receive financial support.
Nearly 80% of students come from out-of-state
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Students smiling and talking while studying in Heider Business.

Top Academic Programs

Find and follow your path with majors in the arts, sciences, business, law and health. If you’re looking to dentistry, law, medicine, OT, pharmacy or PT, we have the country’s most complete pre-professional scholars program. If you’re looking to immerse yourself in international destinations, turn to our Global Scholars Program.

Support to Succeed

From your first day on campus to long after graduation, you’ll find the support you need. Whatever path you pursue, we’re alongside you every step. Student Success is here to help with academic coaching, tutoring, advising and more, to navigate college and your future.

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An EDGE faculty member advising a student
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Creighton men's basketball played at the CHI Health Center

Big School Spirit

Creighton is part of the BIG EAST Conference, and there’s plenty to cheer for here. Root for the highly ranked volleyball team, attend a sold-out men’s basketball game at the CHI Health Center, go to a men’s soccer game and more. Plus Creighton’s campus is blocks from downtown Omaha, with restaurants, music venues and nightlife.

A Close Community with Big Opportunities

Nation-leading 12 to 1 student to faculty ratio
4,480 plus undergraduate students
97,000+ jobs and internships available through the Career Center
80,000+ active and engaged alumni who live the Creighton values
Jayden Liu
“Although, Creighton is a Catholic institution, they make it well known that all faiths are accepted. I’m not Catholic or Christian, but the Ignatian values are important and relevant to me.”
— Jayden Liu, Health Administration and Policy and Business Administration, Class of 2024, Honolulu
Charlotte Jung
“Creighton is very big about community, and it’s so special. There’s a deep-rooted love for one another. I know these relationships will last a lifetime.”
— Charlotte Jung, Kinesiology and Exercise Science, Class of 2025, Atlanta
David Amorim Caldas
“I came to Creighton for the health sciences and the strong international student support. My mentors and professors here have foundationally changed who I am as a scientist, a student, and a human.”
— David Amorim Caldas, Neuroscience and Medical Anthropology (Pre-Med), Class of 2023, Maceio, Brazil

Connect With Creighton 

Have questions about a major you’re interested in? Wondering about financial aid? We can help!

Take the Next Step

You’ve read the basics on Creighton, but there is so much more to explore. Our rigorous academics and commitment to service will challenge you and transform you. Reach out and see what lies ahead for you.