Admissions Deadlines

Understanding the application process.

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.

Review slides of our Application Deadline Webinar from October 26, 2017 to get some commonly asked questions answered, or check out our FAQ page.

Application Process Dates and Deadlines: 2019

AUGUST 1, 2018

Application for admission for fall 2019 opens

October 1, 2018

Submission period for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) opens (open through April 30, 2019). Use 2017 tax information.

November 1, 2018

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, 2018

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. Scholarships are awarded on a rolling basis after this date.

January 4, 2019

Supplemental scholarship and special program application materials due.

January 15, 2019

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).

April 1, 2019

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, 2019

National reply date — reserve your spot at Creighton.