College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.
Creighton is ranked #105 out of 2,217 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2024 Best Colleges list. This lands it a coveted spot in the top 5% of all colleges and universities in the country. This is an improvement over the previous year, when Creighton held the #141 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.
Out of the 19 colleges in Nebraska, Creighton is ranked at #1.
When it comes to admittance, Creighton University is somewhat selective. Its acceptance rate is 78%, which means you'll face some strong competition during the admissions process. Do what you can to make your application stand out.
About 19% 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 580 and 680. Math scores were between 550 and 690.
At Creighton, the student to faculty ratio is an excellent 11 to 1. That's much better than the national average of 15 to 1. This indicates that many classes will probably be small, and students will have ample opportunites to work closely with their professors and classmates.
Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.
The full-time faculty percentage at Creighton University is 66%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.
The freshmen retention rate of 91% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like Creighton University enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.
The on-time graduation rate for someone pursuing a bachelor's degree is typically four years. This rate at Creighton for first-time, full-time students is 69%, which is better than the national average of 33.3%.
During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 4,458 undergraduates at Creighton with 4,330 being full-time and 128 being part-time.
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The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Creighton, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Creighton, approximately 51% of students took out student loans averaging $8,560 a year. That adds up to $34,240 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Creighton is 1.6%. 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.
Contact details for Creighton are given below.
|Most Popular Majors||Bachelor’s Degrees||Average Salary of Graduates|
|Finance & Financial Management||118||$54,080|
|Child Development & Psychology||93||NA|
|Physiology & Pathology Sciences||81||NA|
|Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods||74||NA|
|Business Administration & Management||42||$46,316|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||40||$40,253|
Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.
In 2020-2021, 3,383 students took at least one online class at Creighton University. This is a decrease from the 5,123 students who took online classes the previous year.
|Year||Took at Least One Online Class||Took All Classes Online|
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*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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