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Admissions Deadlines

Understanding the application process.

At Creighton, we know the college application process can be stressful. To help you manage your time, we’ve compiled a list of the dates and deadlines you need to know, as well as an academic calendar.

The earlier you complete your application, the better – especially when it comes to scholarship eligibility. Our admissions counselors are here to help you through every step of the process.

There’s no better time to apply to Creighton than now. The application for fall 2022 opened on August 1, 2021.

To get some commonly asked questions answered, check out our FAQ page.

Application Process Dates and Deadlines: 2022

August 1, 2021

Application for admission for fall 2022 opens

October 1, 2021

Submission period for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) opens (open through April 30, 2022). Use 2020 tax information.

November 1, 2021

Early Action application deadline: Submit an Application for Undergraduate Admission and all required credentials to the Office of Admissions by this date to receive an admissions decision by December 15. All decisions are non-binding.

December 1, 2021

Deadline Extended to December 5, 2021!

Priority deadline for scholarship consideration: Submit an Application for Undergraduate Admission and all required credentials to the Office of Admissions by this date to receive priority scholarship consideration. Students must also apply for admission by this date in order to be able to apply for honors and leadership programs and additional scholarship opportunities.

January 10, 2022

Applications and all supporting materials for additional scholarship opportunities and honors and leadership programs due at midnight.

January 15, 2022

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Preferred Deadline to be considered for the maximum amount of need-based aid (Creighton, federal, state, and private).

March 15, 2022

Deadline for scholarship consideration: Submit an Application for Undergraduate Admission and all required credentials to the Office of Admissions by this date to receive general merit scholarship consideration. Scholarships are awarded on a rolling basis after this date.

April 1, 2022

International students: submit an Application for Undergraduate Admission and all required credentials to the Office of Admissions by this date to receive scholarship consideration.

May 1, 2022

Class reservation response deadline — reserve your spot at Creighton

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