Creighton Student Profile and Outcomes

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2021 Diversity

Student Profile

  • 43% Male 57% Female
  • 62% are Catholic
  • 27% are Students of color
  • 14% are First generation college, 23% Legacies (parents attended college), 63% Other  (parents attended another college)

Academic Profile

  • 32% rank in the top 10% of their high school class
  • 10% were No. 1 or No. 2 in their high school class
  • Their median ACT or comparable SAT score is 27, and their median GPA is a 3.83
  • 14% are the first generation in their family to attend college
  • 23% of the students reported a legacy connection to Creighton
  • More than 80% were involved in volunteer service during high school.

Demographic Profile

  • 14% are first generation college students 
  • 23% are Creighton legacies (parents, aunts, uncles, grandparents or siblings) 
  • 27% are students of color
  • 62% are Catholic students 
  • 43% are male 57% female

Distance from Campus 

  • Less than 200 miles from campus 35% 
  • 200-400 miles from campus 21% 
  • 400-1,000 miles from campus 24% 
  • More than 1,000 miles from campus 20% 

2016 - 2017 Student Outcomes

Success Rates By College

  • Six months after graduation.
  • Based on our new graduate survey with a 76% knowledge rate.
  • 99% Creighton Success Rate - 61% Employed, 33% Graduate/Professional School, 5% Post Graduate Volunteer Program, 1% Searching
  • 99% College of Arts and Sciences - 37% Employed, 54% Graduate/Professional School, 8% Post Graduate Volunteer Program, 1% Searching
  • 99% Heider College of Business - 85% Employed, 13% Graduate/Professional School, 1% Post Graduate Volunteer Program, 1% Searching
  • 100% College of Nursing - 97% Employed, 1% Graduate/Professional School, 2% Post Graduate Volunteer Program

Retention Rates

  • Fall 2015 - Fall 2016
  • Creighton 89%
  • All other universities 68.5%

Creighton Student Experiences

  • 73% Completed an internship or participated in academic research
  • 55% Completed more than one internship. Many students participate in more than one - some up to four or five

Earnings By College

  • Heider College of Business - $50,000
  • College of Nursing - $50,000
  • College of Arts and Sciences - $34,973

Study Areas

  • 35% Masters
  • 27% Health Professions
  • 20% Medicine
  • 10% Doctorate
  • 7% Law
  • 7% Other