Creighton University Nursing Programs
Creighton University is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Omaha, Nebraska. The city atmosphere of Omaha makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.
Creighton University Rankings
We have ranked Creighton as #42 out of 1,284 colleges and universities in the country in our 2021 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 5% of all schools in the nation. It is also ranked #2 out of 7 schools in Nebraska.
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Creighton has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Creighton.
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Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Creighton has earned from around the web.
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Where Is Creighton University?
Contact details for Creighton are given below.
|Address:||2500 California Plaza, Omaha, NE 68178|
How Do I Get Into Creighton?
You can apply to Creighton online at: www.creighton.edu/apply
Admission Requirements for Creighton
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||required|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Creighton?
Approximately 43% of accepted students are men and 57% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 73%, and the acceptance rate for women is 71%.
Average Test Scores
About 23% of students accepted to Creighton submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 520 and 640. Math scores were between 550 and 650.
Can I Afford Creighton University?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Creighton, approximately 53% of students took out student loans averaging $9,247 a year. That adds up to $36,988 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Creighton is 1.2%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
Creighton University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 4,349 graduate students at the school.
Of the 4,325 full-time undergraduates at Creighton, 42% are male and 58% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Creighton University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||103|
|Hispanic or Latino||340|
Nebraska students aren't the only ones who study at Creighton University. At this time, 38 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 59 countries are represented at Creighton. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Saudi Arabia, and India.
Online Learning at Creighton University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Creighton has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 3rd most popular in Nebraska for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Creighton
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Creighton University was 8.8%. This is the #945 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Creighton regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Creighton majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Creighton ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Creighton.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Creighton University Nursing Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
|Family Practice Nurse/Nursing||0||0||0||26||26|
|Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing||0||0||0||12||12|
|Critical Care Nursing||0||8||0||1||9|
|Clinical Nurse Leader||0||0||7||0||7|
|Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing||0||2||0||0||2|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
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- National Center for Education Statistics
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