Facts About Creighton Students

Academic Profile:

The freshman academic profile places Creighton among the top six private universities in the Midwest with more than 4,000 students.  Only the University of Notre Dame, Northwestern University, University of Chicago, and Washington University in St. Louis rank higher.  Creighton’s profile also places it in the top 10 Catholic universities in the country. 

Creighton Entering Student Academic Profile: 

  • 3.8     Median high school GPA (middle 50% is 3.5-4.0)
  • 22%   Ranked in the top 5% of their high school
  • 40%   Ranked in the top 10% of their high school
  • 24%   Achieved an ACT/SAT test score in the top 4% of the nation
  • 50%   Achieved an ACT/SAT test score in the top 12% of the nation
  • 50%   Were involved in the National Honors Society in their high school

National Student Body:

Our students come from all 50 states and more than 40 countries from around the world.  In a typical freshman class, about 85% of our students come from a major metropolitan area in the U.S. with a population of 500,000 or more and at least half of our students are from more than 200 miles away including:

  • 14%  Missouri and Kansas
  • 7%    Colorado
  • 8%    Minnesota
  • 5%    Hawaii
  • 9%    Illinois and Wisconsin
  • 9%    Texas, Arizona, California, and Washington
  • 28%  Nebraska

Diverse Student Body:

  • 37% of our students attended Catholic or private high schools
  • 53% of our students attended public high schools
  • 22% of our students are students of color
  • 5.6% of our students are international students
  • 30 different faiths are represented in the freshman class at Creighton

Additional Information:

  • Student/Faculty Ratio: 11 : 1
  • Average Class Size:  24 students
  • 724 full-time faculty members
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