Creighton University

Creighton is a leading Jesuit, Catholic university that is committed to providing intellectual challenge, promoting critical thinking and inspiring leadership and service to others with a faith-filled view of the world. Creighton's comprehensive academic offerings have contributed to its national reputation for educational excellence, drawing students from across the nation and around the world.Students find great balance in Creighton's rigorous academics and strong focus on leadership skills, undergraduate research and life-changing community service experiences. Creighton offers small, personal classes, accomplished faculty-mentors, plentiful internship opportunities, and a 99% success rate (percentage of graduates employed, attending graduate/professional school or serving in a volunteer program within 9 months of graduation). With more than 8,000 students, more than 50 undergraduate majors in arts and sciences, business and nursing, and programs in 6 graduate and professional schools, including law, dentistry, medicine, pharmacy, physical and occupational therapy and more, Creighton is the ideal learning environment.Students come to Creighton to become experts in their chosen fields. The Creighton EDGE provides the resources they need, including academic advising and mentoring, to succeed in college and attain their goals of employment or graduate/professional studies. No other institution offers comparable opportunities for interdisciplinary study with 9 colleges and schools, including 4 in the health sciences, all on one walkable campus. Creighton students are prepared to succeed in their careers and in leadership roles in their communities and professions. They come to Creighton to do more and make a difference, and the University's Jesuit tradition provides the framework to fulfill their goals.Creighton is known for undergraduate research, with 34% of undergraduates participating in research and approximately 200 annually presenting their research locally, nationally and internationally. The Creighton Global Initiative offers students the opportunity to explore global perspectives in their education through international academic, service and immersion programs and local outreach experiences.Creighton is poised for the future, with more than $300 million invested in its 139-acre campus since 2000, including a state-of-the-art integrated science building, technology-rich junior and senior apartment-style residences, a nationally recognized soccer stadium and signature east campus fitness and recreation complex, and recent renovation of more than 100,000 square feet of academic space.Creighton's campus offers a comfortable and safe living and learning environment within a ten-minute walk of downtown and riverfront restaurants, entertainment and corporate business headquarters. Students find that Omaha features the cosmopolitan amenities of a larger city but in a friendly, more easily navigable environment. From nationally renowned academics to NCAA Division I athletics and extraordinary service and leadership opportunities, all set within a thriving metropolis, you get the complete package at Creighton University.

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school_type year_founded religious_affiliation academic_calendar year_2016_endowment address telephone
Private, Coed 1878 Roman Catholic Semester $448.5 million 2500 California Plaza, Omaha, NE 68178 (402) 280-2700
overall score total score state city online paying global
100 100.0 Nebraska Omaha 211 211