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, business and more. 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 90 institutions nationwide recognized by U.S. News & World Report for offering creative and innovative undergraduate research project opportunities.

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

Creighton Research at a Glance



Research at a Glance (FY 2017-18)

  • $21.7 million in external funding
  • About 69% of funding comes from federal awards, including $7.6 million in NIH grants
  • $12 million in health sciences research funding
  • $9.7 million in extramural funding for all other schools, colleges and areas within the university

External dollars may fund research, equipment, training and/or other programs and projects