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Why the College of Arts and Sciences?

For an education that will take you everywhere.

Why choose Creighton University College of Arts and Sciences? Because one of the advantages of a liberal arts education is that what you learn here will lead to an incredible future out there. And, we’re not just talking about a job to make money. We’re talking about professional or graduate school, a fulfilling career and opportunities to positively change the world.

Educating the Whole Person

As Creighton’s largest and oldest college, we’ll give you the personal attention you need to be a critical and ethical thinker, creative problem solver and clear communicator. We’ll prepare you for an extraordinary future through a top Jesuit education that features:

  • A mission that’s focused on educating the whole person—mind, body and spirit—and on making the world a better place
  • Faculty who are world-renowned scholars, accomplished researchers and expert teachers
  • Undergraduate research opportunities to work side by side with faculty (including on graduate-level projects), to present at national conferences and to be published in peer-review publications
  • Innovative curriculum and interdisciplinary study that form the foundation of our more than 60 degree and pre-professional programs
  • Mentoring and scholarship opportunities, like the Dean’s Fellows Program, which prepares academically gifted students to develop leadership skills in service to others
  • A diverse student body with people from all over the nation and dozens of countries
  • Honor societies, like Phi Beta Kappa and Alpha Sigma Nu, that distinguish you as an outstanding student
Creighton is a top ranked university - U.S. News & World Report

"My greatest success is seeing my student succeed and accomplish their dreams. I am blessed to work with bright and talented young people who are thriving here. Creighton’s rigorous educational environment provides them with endless opportunities for personal, spiritual and professional growth and they are rising to the challenges presented to them. Creighton truly lives the Jesuit mission and commitment to developing well-rounded individuals who succeed in our modern world."

Eric Bredahl, PhD, Assistant Professor Exercise Science and Pre-Health Professions

Dr. Eric Bredahl