Undergraduate Admissions

Fast Facts & Accreditation


  • 134 years of Creighton tradition
  • 450 years of Jesuit tradition


  • 4,153 undergraduates
  • 7,730 students
  • 130 acres of campus
  • 409,00 people in the City of Omaha
  • 877,000+ in the metro area

Academic excellence

  • #1 Master's University in the Midwest by U.S. News and World Report
  • 50+ majors
  • 20+ graduate and professional programs

Incoming Freshman

  • 33% were members of high school National Honors Society
  • 21% ranked in the top 5% of their graduating class
  • 40% ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class
  • 33% in student government
  • 79% in a varsity sport
  • 82% in church/community service
  • 16% in speech/debate, Mock Trial or Model UN
  • 18% in school newspaper, literary magazine, yearbook or TV/radio

*See the 2014 Freshman Academic Profile for more*

Service in the Jesuit Tradition

  • 300+ students take Spring or Fall Break Service Trips
  • 295,000+ student service hours annually

Activities and Athletics

  • First Jesuit University to achieve Fair Trade status
  • Named to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll six years in a row
  • 14 Division I sports
  • 16,000 fans regularly cheer on the men's Bluejays basketball team


Creighton University is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, the accrediting agency for the region in which the University is situated.

The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges & Schools (NCA)
30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400
Chicago, IL 60602-2504

For more accreditation information visit: http://www.creighton.edu/accreditation/


Creighton University is a member of the National Association for College Admission Counseling and adheres to the Statement of Principles of Good Practice (SPGP).