Creighton University

Women's WCLA Contact: Laurel Hettinger
7 / 10
4,446 Undergrads / 8,910 Students
9 / 10
$31,317 Net Price
3 / 10
71% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    WCLA Div. 1

  • College Type

    4-year, Private non-profit

  • Campus Type

    City: Large

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
11 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
69% / 79%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
Roman Catholic
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

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Where Grads Live
  • Greater Omaha Area
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • Greater Denver Area
  • Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Area
  • Kansas City Missouri Area
  • Lincoln Nebraska Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Phoenix Arizona Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Greater St. Louis Area
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Area
  • Des Moines Iowa Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Greater Seattle Area
Where Grads Work
  • Alegent Creighton Health
  • Union Pacific Railroad
  • ConAgra Foods
  • First National Bank of Omaha
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • TD Ameritrade
  • Walgreens
  • Omaha Public Schools
  • First Data Corporation
  • US Army
  • Target
  • Wells Fargo
  • Cerner Corporation
  • Kaiser Permanente
What Grads Do
  • Healthcare Services
  • Sales
  • Education
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Operations
  • Finance
  • Information Technology
  • Research
  • Legal
  • Consulting
  • Marketing
  • Media and Communication
  • Administrative
  • Community and Social Services
  • Program and Project Management
Data from
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Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Test Scores
Critical Reading
520 - 630
570 - 680
1150 - 1360
24 - 32
24 - 29
24 - 30

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 520 - 640 for SAT; 8 - 9 for ACT

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SAT Reading

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Applicants 10,112 4,188 5,924
% Admitted 71% 73% 70%
% Admits That Enroll 16% 16% 16%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.76 (weighted)
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  • Waitlisted
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    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Business (25%)
    Health Professions (24%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (18%)
    Social Sciences (6%)
    Psychology (6%)
    Physical Sciences (4%)
    Communication & Journalism (3%)
    Computer & Information Sciences (2%)
    Philosophy & Religious Studies (2%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (1%)
    Public Admin. & Social Services (1%)
    Natural Resources & Conservation (1%)
    Interdisciplinary Studies (1%)
    Mathematics & Statistics (1%)
    History (1%)
    Foreign Languages (1%)
    English Language & Literature (1%)
    Education (1%)
    Legal Professions
    Engineering Technology
    Ethnic, Cultural & Gender Studies
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    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for all students (private non-profit and for profit institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$39,916
    Books & Supplies$1,200
    Cost of Living$11,036
    Personal Expenses$2,800
    Sticker Price$54,952

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    100% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship100%$21,753
    Federal Grants14%$5,648
    Pell Grants14%$4,418
    Other Federal6%$2,878
    State & Local Grants2%$2,273
    Institutional Grants100%$20,933
    Student Loans53%$9,247
    Federal Loans53%$6,321
    Other Loans9%$16,928

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Financial Assets $569 Million $63,840

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $25,300.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $23,000 $269

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 1.5%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 1,684 students.


    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $59,700

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


    How long until this college investment pays off: 5.01 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 69% of students graduate on time.

    Team Social
    Campus Safety
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 6 6
    Fondling 2 1
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery - -
    Aggravated Assault 1 1
    Burglary 9 6
    Motor Vehicle Theft 1 -
    Arson - -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Basic ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
    Undergrad InstructionBalanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: STEM-dominant
    Enrollment ProfileMajority undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, medium, highly residential

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