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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 in the Nation

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
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
Students smiling and talking while studying in Heider Business.

Top Academic Programs

Find and follow your path with nine schools and colleges spanning 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.

An EDGE faculty member advising a student
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 plus jobs and internships available through the Career Center
Mark Reedy
“In many ways Creighton is the perfect size. We are large enough that we have a tremendous array of undergraduate, graduate and professional programs but small enough that everything is within a 10-minute walk. I think that facilitates unique experiences and opportunities for both students and faculty.”
— Mark Reedy, Associate Professor and Chair, Biology Department
Amelia Taule
“Every day I feel more grateful for my Jesuit education, and I try to live by the magis value every day. My professors and the Career Center were wonderful. Without them, I wouldn’t have been able to land an internship at Nike, and now I’m moving to Spain to start a master’s program in customer experience and innovation!”
— Amelia Taulé, Marketing and Management, Class of 2019 | Santiago, Dominican Republic
Brady Manker
“Creighton immediately stood out among the schools that I visited for their commitment not only to academics and research but to the pride they hold in their values. As someone who wanted to actively work in the sciences, Creighton’s abundant research resources were a clear draw.”
— Brady Manker, Neuroscience, Class of 2020 | Papillion, Nebraska

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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.