The Year in Review

Year in Review

2017-2018: Year in Review

The 2017-2018 Year in Review report report covers the period from July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018. It showcases the creative spirit alive in our teaching, research and service at Creighton University. Throughout, quotes from the Very Rev. Arturo Sosa, SJ, superior general of the Society of Jesus, from his address at the world meeting of Jesuit colleges and universities, provide meaningful context for this galvanizing, forward-thinking spirit. 

Year in Review Infographic


2017-2018 Text Only

  • Highest enrollment in Creighton history with 4,255 undergraduate students and 4,399 graduate and professional students
  • There is an 11:1 student-to-faculty-ratio
  • Of the 1,118 freshman students, 43% are male while 57% are female
  • Creighton students have an overall success rate of 99% within six months of graduation (employed, attending graduate or professional school or engaged in service work)
  • 34% of Creighton undergraduate students participate in research before graduating
  • 200 students present their finding at national and regional scholarly conferences each year
  • According to U.S. News & World Report: No. 1 Midwest Regional University 15 years in a row; a top 42 university for undergraduate research/creative projects, the only Catholic university on the elite list; Best College for Veterans (midwest); Top 100 Best Undergraduate Business Programs (Graduate Finance Program, 15; Undergraduate Finance Program, 18; Undergraduate Accounting Program, 33); Best Graduate Schools (Pharmacy - Private Programs, 3; Physical Therapy, 15; Occupational Therapy, 25)
  • Tree Campus USA designation for ten consecutive years from the Arbor Day foundation; 1000 trees of 100 different species on campus
  • 34% of undergraduate students participate in research; 200 scholarly research presentations by undergraduate students


2016-2017: Year in Review

The 2016-2017 Year in Review report covers the period from July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2017. It contains highlights, glimpses into the myriad happenings and pursuits in the life of Creighton University, and financial and other figures that tell our story as well. Throughout, Emily Dickinson’s “‘Hope’ is the Thing with Feathers” provides a backdrop that speaks to Creighton’s hope-filled future. Read the full report.





Creighton University year in review 2016/17


2015-2016: Year in Review Full Report

Creighton University’s 2015-2016 Year in Review takes a look back at the past academic year (July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2016). The piece, titled “I Say More,” borrows from the inaugural theme of Creighton President the Rev. Daniel S. Hendrickson, SJ, and showcases some of the outstanding work being done by Creighton faculty, staff and students. Read the full report.

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