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Colleges / Creighton University

Creighton University

Omaha, NE 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate76%

About Creighton University

Creighton University is a private, religious university in the city of Omaha, Nebraska. Creighton University was founded in 1878. The university currently enrolls around 8,397 students a year, including 4,290 undergrad students.

Creighton University Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into Creighton University. The acceptance rate at Creighton University is 76%. In 2022, 7,976 students applied to Creighton University and 6,037 were admitted.

Creighton University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 76%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate 79%
Average GPA 3.9
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting ACT scores 79%
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 14%

Click below to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics, majors and more.


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Creighton University is located Omaha.

If you want to see Creighton University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 80 to Omaha, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Eppley Airfield.

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College Info

2500 California Plaza Omaha, NE 68178-0001

Campus Setting: Urban

Creighton University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Creighton University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Creighton University is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Creighton University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1220 - 1400


Math SAT Range

598 - 720


Reading SAT Range

610 - 700

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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Estimated Chance

1400 and Above


1220 to 1400


1220 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Creighton University students is 1302. Applicants with SAT scores of 1400 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Creighton University, while applicants with SAT scores between 1220 to 1400 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1220 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Creighton University.

Creighton University Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Creighton University is like? There are approximately 8,397 students enrolled at Creighton University, including 4,290 undergraduate students and 4,107 graduate students. 98% percent of students attend school full-time, 23% percent are from NE and 77% percent of students are from other states.


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