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Creighton University

Omaha, NE
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Regional Universities Midwest



Creighton University, located in Omaha, Nebraska, is a private institution founded in 1878. Creighton is a leading national Jesuit, Catholic university, offering sophisticated academic opportunities normally found at schools twice its size. Its campus is within walking distance of five Fortune 500 company headquarters, providing more business internships than they have students to fill them.

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2500 California Plaza
Omaha, NE 68178

2014-2015 Tuition

$35,360 Tuition and Fees

Students

4076 undergraduate students
41% male / 59% female

Admission

February 15 application deadline
76.7% accepted

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Summary


School Details

Institutional Control: private
Year Founded: 1878

Programs Offered

associate degree, bachelor's degree, certificate, doctorate, master's degree, post-bachelor's certificate, post-master's certificate

Majors Offered

Computer and Information Sciences, General, Informatics, Special Education and Teaching, Other, Elementary Education and Teaching, Secondary Education and Teaching, Energy Management and Systems Technology/Technician, German Language and Literature, French Language and Literature, Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature, Latin Language and Literature, Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Pre-Law Studies, English Language and Literature, General, Creative Writing, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Biophysics, Mathematics, General, Military Science, Leadership and Operational Art, Other, Environmental Science, Classical, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology, Sustainability Studies, Kinesiology and Exercise Science, Philosophy, Theology/Theological Studies, Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General, Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, Chemistry, General, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Social Work, Anthropology, Medical Anthropology, Cultural Anthropology, Economics, General, International Relations and Affairs, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, American/United States Studies/Civilization, American Indian/Native American Studies, Graphic Design, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Musical Theatre, Fine/Studio Arts, General, Art History, Criticism and Conservation, Music, General, Dental Hygiene/Hygienist, Health/Health Care Administration/Management, Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic), Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse, Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other, Business Administration and Management, General, Accounting, Business/Managerial Economics, Finance, General, International Business/Trade/Commerce, Management Science, Marketing/Marketing Management, General, History, General, Communication and Media Studies, Journalism, Organizational Communication, General, Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other

Minors Offered

Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other, Energy Management and Systems Technology/Technician, German Language and Literature, French Language and Literature, Italian Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature, Latin Language and Literature, Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Legal Professions and Studies, English Language and Literature, General, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Topology and Foundations, Military Science, Leadership and Operational Art, Other, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science, Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution, Classical, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology, Sustainability Studies, Philosophy, Ethics, Theology/Theological Studies, Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General, Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, Physics, General, Physics, Other, Psychology, Other, Criminal Justice/Safety Studies, Anthropology, Medical Anthropology, Economics, General, International Relations and Affairs, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, African Studies, American/United States Studies/Civilization, Asian Studies/Civilization, European Studies/Civilization, Near and Middle Eastern Studies, African-American/Black Studies, American Indian/Native American Studies, Women's Studies, Dance, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Film/Cinema/Video Studies, Fine/Studio Arts, General, Art History, Criticism and Conservation, Music, General, Health/Health Care Administration/Management, Public Health, General, Business Administration and Management, General, Business/Managerial Economics, Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies, Management Information Systems and Services, Other, Management Science, History, General, Communication and Media Studies

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 4,076
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 3,789
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 153
Percent of male undergraduates: 41%
Percent of female undergraduates: 59%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
Counseling services offered: academic, career, international students, minority student, military, older student, personal, psychological, religious, veteran student
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Student patrols; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Activities

Student activities offered: campus ministries, choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, literary magazine, model UN, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper

Sports

Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for men: baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, tennis
Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for women: basketball, cross country, golf, crew (lightweight), soccer, softball, tennis, volleyball

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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 1 0 2
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 1 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 2
Burglary 8 14 9
Motor vehicle theft 2 6 4
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 0 1
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 1
Burglary 4 8 4
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 0 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 1 0
Burglary 1 0 0
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0

Comments



1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.