Admissions Deadlines

Understanding the application process.

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At Creighton, we know the college application process can be stressful. To help you manage your time, we’ve compiled a list of the dates and deadlines you need to know, as well as an academic calendar.

The earlier you complete your application, the better – especially when it comes to scholarship eligibility. Our admissions counselors are here to help you through every step of the process.

There’s no better time to apply to Creighton than now. The application for students looking to enroll in fall 2020 is open!

To get some commonly asked questions answered, check out our FAQ page.

Application Process Dates and Deadlines: 2020

AUGUST 1, 2019

Application for admission for fall 2020 opens

October 1, 2019

Submission period for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) opens (open through April 30, 2020). Use 2018 tax information.

November 1, 2019

Early Action application deadline: Submit an Application for Undergraduate Admission and all required credentials to the Office of Admissions by this date to receive an admissions decision by December 15. All decisions are non-binding.

December 1, 2019

Priority deadline for scholarship consideration: Submit an Application for Undergraduate Admission and all required credentials to the Office of Admissions by this date to receive priority scholarship consideration.

January 5, 2020

Applications and all supporting materials for additional scholarship opportunities and honors and leadership programs due at midnight.

January 15, 2020

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Preferred Deadline to be considered for the maximum amount of need-based aid (Creighton, federal, state, and private).

March 15, 2020

Deadline for scholarship consideration: Submit an Application for Undergraduate Admission and all required credentials to the Office of Admissions by this date to receive general merit scholarship consideration. Scholarships are awarded on a rolling basis after this date.

April 1, 2020

International students: submit an Application for Undergraduate Admission and all required credentials to the Office of Admissions by this date to receive scholarship consideration.

May 1, 2020

National reply date — reserve your spot at Creighton.