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Business Rankings & Recognition

A Business Education Recognized for Excellence

Just like Creighton University, the Heider College of Business has long received top rankings and recognition. 

AACSB Accredited: Top 2% of business schools in the world to be accredited in both business and accounting by AACSB International.

U.S. News & World Report Rankings

A Top-ranked National University

Creighton University ranks in the top third of National Universities in U.S. News & World Report’s 2022 rankings for “Best Colleges.” For a third consecutive year, Creighton returns to the prestigious list of National Universities, recognized for offering a full range of undergraduate majors and master’s and doctoral programs, and for producing groundbreaking research.

Top-ranked Undergraduate Programs: In addition to the overall ranking, the Heider College of Business ranked in the top 20% in the country with our undergraduate finance and accounting programs.

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Top 20%

of business schools in the world

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Top 25

First-Time CPA Pass Rate

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Faculty members are CFA charterholders (most respected designation in finance). More than any other university in the world.

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of students are employed, in a service program or enrolled in graduate or professional school within 6 months of graduation

Graduate Rankings

U.S. News & World Report named several Creighton University online graduate programs at the top of the following categories:

  • No. 24 Master’s Business Programs (non-MBA)
  • No. 35 MBA Programs
  • No. 30 MBA for Veterans
  • No. 16 MBA Business Analytics Programs
  • No. 19 MBA Finance Programs
  • No. 21 MBA General Management Programs

Doctorate of Business Administration (DBA) Program

Our Doctorate of Business Administration (DBA) program is ranked Number 14 in the Top 50 Online Doctorate in Business Management according to, 2018.

We're also ranking Number 18 in the Top 35 Online Doctorate in Business Administration Programs according to, 2018.

Best Value School

Your investment in a top-ranked education will pay off. U.S. News also ranks Creighton as a top national university for service-learning opportunities, undergraduate teaching, innovation, and a best value school.

Best Value School


These rankings are a great example of the quality and value of a Creighton education.
— Anthony Hendrickson, PhD, Dean, Heider College of Business