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Campus & Student Life at Creighton University

Home to about 4,458 undergraduates in 2020, Creighton is a private university located in Omaha, Nebraska. This urban setting might be best suited for students who like the fast-paced city life. Should you tire of the campus however, Creighton offers a “study abroad” program. Please note, some classes/degrees offered by Creighton can be taken “online” so keep that in mind when reviewing this report. For more context, you might also check out our Creighton Guide to Distance and Online Learning.

Creighton University is Affiliated With the Roman Catholic Faith.

Some, but not all, schools with a religious affiliation may require a statement of faith or religious studies component. Contact the school to see what their requirements are. If an affinity with the Roman Catholic faith interests you, check out our ranking of The Best Roman Catholic Colleges and Universities.

Creighton Has a Disability Services Site

Individuals with disabilities make up 12.0% of the student population at Creighton. For more information on policies and accommodations that the university provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit Creighton Disability Services.

Creighton for the Military

While not a "service academy", Creighton does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. Undergraduates have access to one or more ROTC programs and there is an active student veterans group on campus. For more information on policies related to veterans, you can visit Creighton Veteran Services . For more information, check out our Creighton for Veterans Guide.

Creighton offers On-Campus Day Care

For students with young families, Creighton does offer some day care. Programs like this are often in very high demand, so be sure to inquire as soon as you can.

Freshmen Living Arrangements at Creighton University

Creighton offers on-campus housing, but freshmen are not required to take advantage of it. In the end though, most do choose to live in the dorms.

Freshmen Living Arrangements at Creighton University

* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.

Full-time vs. Part-time Studies at Creighton University

There were 4,458 undergraduates in 2020. Full-time attendance was 4,330 (97.1%). Part-time attendance was 128 (2.9%).


Creighton University is Ranked #311 for Overall Diversity

Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, Creighton receives top marks for overall diversity. We rank Creighton #311 out of 3,451.

The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.

Overall Diversity at Creighton University

You can learn more about the diversity of the student body at Creighton by looking closer at the ethnic,  genderage, and geographic diversity metrics from the Creighton Diversity Guide.

Creighton University Competes in the NCAA

Creighton has a total of 252 student athletes, 113 men and 139 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.

Athletics Financing

Total Revenue (all teams)$15,062,122
Total Expenses (all teams)$15,062,122

For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to Creighton University Athletics

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