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Creighton University

Creighton University

Creighton University

Creighton University is a private, coeducational, Jesuit, Roman Catholic university located in Omaha, Nebraska. Founded by the Society of Jesus in 1878, the school is one of 28 member institutions of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities. The university is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools. Creighton is the largest private religious university in Nebraska.

Sitting on a 132-acre (0.53 km2) campus just outside Omaha’s downtown business district, the university currently enrolls about 7,385 graduate and undergraduate students. The undergraduate campus is bounded by 16th Street on the east, the North Freeway on the west, Cuming Street on the north, and Cass Street on the south. Creighton University Medical Center extends west of the North Freeway to 32nd Street.

Creighton’s total enrollment is 7,385, of which 4,133 are undergraduates. For the 2010–2011 academic year, 20 percent of Creighton’s freshman class is first-generation college students and 25 percent is students of color. Fifty-seven percent of the freshman class is from more than 200 miles (320 km) away from Omaha; 38 percent is from more than 400 miles (640 km) away.

The College of Arts & Sciences is the largest school, boasting about 35% of the university’s enrollment.Though Creighton offers some Ph.D. degrees, it is considered a “Master’s level” university by U.S. News & World Report due to its undergraduate emphasis. This same magazine consistently ranks the school #1 in the Midwestern Regional Universities category. Creighton’s School of Law program of Dispute Resolution has climbed to the rank of 12th in the nation.

Creighton University Rankings in 2010

Creighton University Rankings in 2011

Creighton University Tuition and Fees

Full Time UC

12-18 credit hours …………………………………… $11,256 per semester
University Fee …………………………………… $494 per semester
Technology Fee …………………………………… $211 per semester

 

Part Time UC

Classes before 4 p.m. …………………………………… $704 per credit hour
Classes after 4 p.m. …………………………………… $472 per credit hour
University Fee …………………………………… $51 per semester
Technology Fee …………………………………… $86 per semester

 

Accelerated Degree Program

Up to 12 hours …………………………………… $352 per credit hour
University Fee …………………………………… $51 per semester
Technology Fee …………………………………… $86 per semester

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