Creighton Student Profile and Outcomes

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2022 Diversity

Student Profile

  • 42% Male 58% Female
  • 61% are Catholic
  • 26% are Students of color
  • 14% are First generation college, 23% Legacies (parents attended college), 63% Other (parents attended another college)

Academic Profile

  • 37% rank in the top 10% of their high school class
  • 12% 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 3.90
  • 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) 
  • 26% are students of color
  • 63% are Catholic students 
  • 42% are male 58% female

Distance from Campus 

  • Less than 200 miles from campus 37% 
  • 200-400 miles from campus 22% 
  • 400-1,000 miles from campus 23% 
  • More than 1,000 miles from campus 18% 

2018 Undergraduate Student Outcomes

Success Rates

  • Six months after graduation.
  • Based on our new graduate survey with a 75% knowledge rate.
  • 98% Creighton Success Rate - 62% Employed, 32% Graduate/Professional School, 4% Post Graduate Volunteer Program, 2% Searching
  • 98% College of Arts and Sciences - 38% Employed, 55% Graduate/Professional School, 5% Post Graduate Volunteer Program, 2% Searching
  • 99% College of Nursing - 94% Employed, 4% Graduate/Professional School, 1% Post Graduate Volunteer Program, 1% Searching
  • 99% Heider College of Business - 89% Employed, 8% Graduate/Professional School, 2% Post Graduate Volunteer Program, 1% Searching

Retention Rates

  • Fall 2016 - Fall 2017
  • Creighton 89%
  • All other universities 75.1%

Creighton Student Experiences

  • 83% Completed an internship or participated in academic research
  • 35% Completed more than one internship. Many students participate in more than one - some up to four or five
  • College of Arts & Sciences: 84% College of Nursing: 72%* Heider College of Business: 90%
  • * All College of Nursing students complete clinical rotations and long term practicum as part of their coursework. In most cases, the number reflected here shows experiential learning in addition to their required clinical experiences

Earnings By College

  • Heider College of Business - $51,000
  • College of Nursing - $50,000
  • College of Arts and Sciences - $38,400
  • Median starting salaries for recent grads in full-time positions from all three undergraduate colleges are competitive with national averages despite the fact that many students located to the Midwest where the cost of living is much lower than the national average. Top earners from all three colleges made over $75,000

Study Areas

  • 69 Masters
  • 46 Medicine
  • 32 Law
  • 27 Doctorate
  • 19 Dental
  • 18 Occupational Therapy
  • 10 Physical Therapy
  • 6 Other
  • 5 Pharmacy

2017 Undergraduate 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