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Get answers to our Frequently Asked Questions about Creighton University.

What is the band scene like in Omaha?

Local bands and national acts play at the Creighton campus in addition to their dates at the nightspots around the city.
Learn more about the Omaha scene.

Does Creighton host the College World Series?

Creighton does serve as a host institution for the College World Series each year, which is played at TD Ameritrade Park Omaha.

What is Omaha's population?

The Omaha metropolitan area has a population of over 800,000 people with over 30,000 businesses. Omaha is the home of five Fortune 500 Companies:

  1. ConAgra Foods
  2. Union Pacific
  3. Peter Kiewit Sons'
  4. Berkshire Hathaway
  5. Mutual of Omaha Insurance

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When was Creighton founded?

Creighton University was founded in 1878 by Mary Lucretia Creighton, whose husband Edward Creighton built the transcontinental telegraph with his brother John Creighton. The university is named in their honor.

What is Creighton's religious affiliation?

Creighton is one of 28 Jesuit Universities in the United States. The Jesuits are a specific religious order within the Catholic Church.

Learn more about Creighton's Jesuit tradition and ministry.

Where is Creighton University located?

Creighton is located in the heart of the United States in Omaha, Nebraska.

Omaha's heart beats with live music, live theater, great dining, nightlife and more. Omaha's healthy economy, cultural life, and down-to-earth, welcoming people add up to a fantastic setting to obtain an education.

How many Creighton graduates go on to professional school?

Last year, 33% of all Creighton graduates went on to professional or graduate school and 49% of graduates from the College of Arts and Sciences continued their studies.

Read more about outcomes and placement.

Does Creighton offer an ROTC program?

The Army ROTC program is coordinated through Creighton University. The Air Force ROTC program is coordinated through the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Students from both campuses can participate in either program.

What happens after I graduate with an undergraduate degree from Creighton?

We offer assistance through our Career and Academic Planning Center for career and academic advice. About 200 companies recruit Creighton students on campus every year. Additionally, 96% of our students are employed or attending graduate school six months after graduation.

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How can I become involved on campus?

At Creighton, there are currently almost 200 clubs and organizations to join, as well as additional activities held throughout the year. Plan on attending the Involvement Fair held in the Skutt Student Center each fall to learn about all the different extra-curricular activities Creighton has to offer.

What is the student-teacher ratio at Creighton?

The student-teacher ratio at Creighton is 11:1.

What is the average class size at Creighton?

The average class size at Creighton is 22 students.

Where are Creighton students from?

Students come from 47 states, the District of Columbia and 40 countries.

Learn more about our geographic diversity.

How many students attend Creighton?

Currently, we have approximately 7,700 students attending Creighton.

How much is tuition, room, and board at Creighton?

For the 2014-2015 academic year tuition and fees are $35,360 and room and board are $9,996.

Learn more about cost and payment options.

What is Creighton's US News & World Report ranking?

U.S. News & World Report ranks Creighton the #1 comprehensive Midwestern University. Creighton has been ranked #1 regional university in the Midwest each of the past 11 years.  It has been one of the top-ranked universities for more than 20 years.