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Creighton ranked in national surveys

Creighton University archU.S. News & World Report released its 2021 “Best Colleges” Sept. 14. Creighton University’s ranking of 112 in the prestigious National Universities category, puts the University in the top third of national universities.

Of the approximately 1,900 four-year colleges and universities nationwide ranked by U.S. News, only 389 (or about 20%) are classified as National Universities. These universities are recognized by U.S. News for offering a full range of undergraduate majors, plus master’s and doctoral programs, as well as for producing groundbreaking research.

“Creighton’s continued dedication to excellence in education, research and scholarship, along with our deep commitment to students and the transformational experiences we provide to them is what put us in the top third among national universities,” said Creighton President the Rev. Daniel S. Hendrickson, SJ, PhD. “It is the dedication of our faculty and staff that make Creighton what it is today.”

In addition to the overall ranking, Creighton’s College of Business ranked in the top 20% in the country with a finance program that is ranked #14 and an accounting program ranked at #25. Creighton is also recognized for Undergraduate Teaching, Innovation, and as a Best Value institution.

This week, Creighton also was recognized in the Wall Street Journal /Times Higher Education 2021 U.S. College Ranking. The WSJ methodology explores four key performance areas: resources, engagement, outcomes, and environment. Creighton ranks 129th out of 797 institutions in the most recent survey.


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