Application Requirements

Two Ways to Apply. No Fees.


We’re excited you’re thinking about joining us at Creighton. If you’re ready to apply you can submit your undergraduate application to our admissions office in one of two ways:

Apply to Creighton Complete the Creighton Application – a streamlined application for students who do not plan to apply to other schools via the Common Application.


Apply to Creighton Complete the Common Application – for students applying to multiple schools. Only complete either the Creighton Application OR the Common Application, please do not submit both.

All students who apply to Creighton are automatically considered for general merit-based scholarships, including University Awards, Founders Awards and Magis Awards. Scholarships are awarded on a rolling basis, with a priority consideration deadline of March 1, 2018.

Application Requirements for All Applicants

To be considered for admission to Creighton, please submit the materials listed below.

Creighton Admissions Checklist A completed Application for Undergraduate Admission (there is space in both the Common App and Creighton Application to include your optional ZeeMee profile link).

Creighton Admissions Checklist Your official high school transcript, including the scale on which you were graded, sent directly from your high school.

Creighton Admissions Checklist Your ACT exam scores (sent to Creighton via our ACT school code, 2444) or SAT exam scores (sent via our SAT school code, 6121), writing portion not required.

Creighton Admissions Checklist A high school counselor evaluation.

Creighton Admissions Checklist Essay or Personal Statement. A chance to demonstrate your writing potential while allowing the Admissions Committee to get to know you better. If you are completing the Common Application, you do not need an additional personal statement or essay, simply use the one included in the Common Application.

Optional: your resume, and/or letters of recommendation written by one of your teachers, coaches, counselors, or mentors, attesting to your academic and social preparedness to study at Creighton.

If you have questions or would like to schedule a personalized visit at any stage during the application process, please get in touch with one of our admissions counselors.

Additional Requirements for Transfer Students

In addition to the materials listed above, all transfer students applying to Creighton should submit the following:

Creighton Admissions Checklist All of your official college and/or university transcripts.


Creighton Admissions Checklist Have a College Official (i.e. dean of students, registrar, academic advisor) submit a College Official’s Report.

If you have been out of high school for more than one year, you do not need to submit the guidance counselor evaluation. For more information about transfer requirements, please visit our transfer students page.

Additional Requirements for International Students

Please visit the International Student Admissions Requirements page for full details about admission and application requirements for international students.

Additional Requirements for Home School Students

Creighton Admissions Checklist A letter of recommendation from a non-family member (coach, employer, community leader, etc).