Eight Facts About the 2019 Freshman Class

Eight Facts About the 2019 Freshman Class

Creighton’s freshman class topped 1,000 students for the sixth consecutive year, with this fall’s enrollment of 1,076 making it the third-largest freshman class in the University’s history. Here are eight interesting facts about the class.

1 – 66% ranked in the top 25% of their high school class; 35% ranked in the top 10%

2 – 25% had ACT scores of 30-36 — placing them among the top 7% of scorers nationally

3 – 80% were involved in service during high school

4 – 32 states are represented by the class — with Nebraska, Minnesota and Colorado being the top three (California, Hawaii, Arizona, Texas and Oregon also are among the top 15)

5 – 62% live more than 200 miles away; 40% more than 400 miles away; 18% more than 1,000 miles away

6 – More than 560 high schools are represented: 40% attended Catholic high schools; 52% public schools

7 – 14% are the first in their family to attend college

8 – 25% had a relative graduate from Creighton