Creighton at a Glance

Creighton at a Glance

Creighton University

  • Founded in 1878
  • One of 27 Jesuit colleges and universities in the U.S.
  • 9 colleges and schools (see below)
  • 140 academic programs
  • 11:1 student-to-faculty ratio
  • Total enrollment: 8,770
  • Undergraduate enrollment: 4,458
  • Graduate and professional enrollment: 4,312

Indicators of Excellence

  • Nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report for 2021
    • No. 16 Service Learning
    • No. 25 Best Undergraduate Teaching
    • No. 68 Most Innovative Schools
    • No. 74 Best Value Schools
    • No. 76 Best Colleges for Veterans
    • In the Heider College of Business, No. 14 Finance Program and No. 25 Accounting Program
  • The Princeton Review selected Creighton as one of the nation’s “Best 386 Colleges” in its 2021 edition. Creighton was also ranked 13th on the breakout list for “Students Most Engaged in Community Service” and 24th on the list for “Impact School.”
  • After 16 consecutive years of earning the No. 1 ranking for Midwest Regional Universities in U.S. News & World Report’s college rankings, Creighton has been elevated to the National Universities category, strengthening our position as a nationally prominent University.

Schools and Colleges (established date)

  • College of Arts and Sciences (1878)
  • School of Medicine (1892)
  • School of Law (1904)
  • School of Dentistry (1905)
  • School of Pharmacy and Health Professions (1905)
  • Heider College of Business (1920)
  • Graduate School (1926)
  • College of Nursing (4-year bachelor's degree program began 1958; college established 1971)
  • College of Professional Studies (1983, as University College)

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