Making Advances Through Research and Scholarship

With nine schools and colleges, the breadth and depth of research activity at Creighton spans the arts and sciences, law and business. Our researchers are particularly known for contributing new knowledge in medical research, interdisciplinary health sciences and policy research, biomedical sciences, neuroscience and economics.

Much research and scholarship at Creighton involves collaboration between accomplished faculty and undergraduate, graduate and professional students. In fact, Creighton was one of 36 institutions recognized by U.S. News & World Report for offering creative and innovative undergraduate research projects.

Learn more about what research at Creighton looks like below or browse faculty profiles.

Creighton Research at a Glance



Research at a Glance

  • $26.1 million in external research funding annually
  • About 66% of funding comes from federal awards
  • $16 million in health sciences research funding annually
  • Over $10 million in extramural funding for other
    schools, colleges and areas within the university
  • Nearly $9 million in NIH grants annually