Creighton University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$43,684
2.5% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$32,877
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
0.401%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
75.7%
7,977 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
8,397
86% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
78.1%
793 Graduates

About

Creighton University is a higher education institution located in Douglas County, NE. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Creighton University were Registered Nursing (342 degrees awarded), General Finance (143 degrees), and General Biological Sciences (95 degrees).

In 2022, 2,955 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Creighton University. 61.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 38.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (2,207 degrees), 9.81 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (225 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Creighton University is $43,684, which is $19,688 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Creighton University is $43,684, which is $19,688 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $32,877.

In 2022, 93% of undergraduate students attending Creighton University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 47% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$43,684
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Creighton University was $43,684. The cost of tuition at Creighton University is $19,688 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$32,877
2022 Value
5.92%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Creighton University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $32,877. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Creighton University grew by 5.92%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,700
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Creighton University was of $11,700 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 0.862% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

93%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
47%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

93% of undergraduate students at Creighton University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 2.2% with respect to 2021, when 91% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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0.401%
2019 Default Rate
7
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Creighton University was 0.401%, which represents 7 out of the 1746 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Creighton University received 7,977 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 2.09% annual growth. Out of those 7,977 applicants, 6,038 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 75.7% acceptance rate.

There were 8,397 students enrolled at Creighton University in 2022. 14% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Creighton University has an overall enrollment yield of 17%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

75.7%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
6,038
Accepted Out of 7,977

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Creighton University was 75.7% (6,038 admissions from 7,977 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 77.7%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 2.09%, while admissions declined by −4.67%..

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SAT Scores

14%
Submission Percentage (2022)
144
Scores Submitted (2022)

14% of enrolled first-time students at Creighton University in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Creighton University had a total enrollment of 8,397 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Creighton University is 7,222 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,175. This means that 86% of students enrolled at Creighton University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Creighton University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 70.3% White, 8.75% Asian, 8.75% Hispanic or Latino, 5.06% Two or More Races, 3.22% Black or African American, 0.286% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.131% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Creighton University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (41.6%), followed by White Male (29.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (5.45%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (41.4%), followed by White Male (26.7%) and Asian Female (6.78%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

86%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Creighton University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 8,397 students. The full-time enrollment at Creighton University is 7,222 and the part-time enrollment is 1,175. This means that 86% of students enrolled at Creighton University are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

92%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Creighton University was 92%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), Creighton University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    5,904 enrolled students
  2. Asian
    735 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    735 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Creighton University is 70.3% White, 8.75% Asian, 8.75% Hispanic or Latino, 5.06% Two or More Races, 3.22% Black or African American, 0.286% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.131% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 99 students (1.18%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 691 more women than men received degrees from Creighton University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Creighton University is white (2,207 degrees awarded). There were 9.81 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (225 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Creighton University is Registered Nursing (342 degrees awarded), followed by General Finance (143 degrees) and General Biological Sciences (95 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Creighton University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Legal (116 degrees awarded), Theology (38 degrees), and Health (1,237 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Creighton University are Registered nurses (1,475,459 people), Physicians (554,588 people), Postsecondary teachers (236,054 people), Other managers (225,636 people), and Pharmacists (204,644 people).

The most specialized majors at Creighton University in 2022 are Legal (116 degrees awarded), Theology (38 degrees), Health (1,237 degrees), Biology (219 degrees), and Physical Sciences (40 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Creighton University are Surgeons, Physicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Creighton University are Legal (116 degrees awarded), Theology (38 degrees), Health (1,237 degrees), Biology (219 degrees), and Physical Sciences (40 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Creighton University are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,984,936 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (516,234 people), Elementary & secondary schools (434,164 people), Offices of physicians (417,161 people), and Outpatient care centers (334,003 people).

The most specialized majors at Creighton University are Legal (116 degrees awarded), Theology (38 degrees), Health (1,237 degrees), Biology (219 degrees), and Physical Sciences (40 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Creighton University.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 342 degrees awarded
  2. 143 degrees awarded
  3. 95 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Creighton University was Registered Nursing with 342 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1,132
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
1,823
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 1,132 degrees were awarded to men at Creighton University, which is 0.621 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,823).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 121 degrees were awarded to men at Creighton University in General Finance, which is 3.56 times more than the 34 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 308 degrees were awarded to men at Creighton University in Registered Nursing, which is 7.7 times more than the 40 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

71%
100% Completion Time
79%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 71% of students graduating from Creighton University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 79% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 80% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Creighton University is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.504% of graduates (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    2,207 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    225 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    214 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Creighton University is white (2,207 degrees awarded). There were 9.81 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (225 degrees).

1.32% of degree recipients (39 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    1,364 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    843 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    143 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Creighton University is white female (1,364 degrees awarded). There were 1.62 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (843 degrees).

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Operations

Creighton University has an endowment valued at nearly $691M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−10.1%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, Creighton University had a total salary expenditure of 447M. Creighton University employs 202 Assistant professors, 171 Associate professors and 142 Professors. Most academics at Creighton University are Female Assistant professor (130), Male Associate professor (97), and Male Professor (88).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Creighton University are: Business and Financial Operations, with 287 employees, Management, with 187 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 183 employees.

Endowment

$691M
2022 Endowment
5.63%
decline from 2021

Creighton University has an endowment valued at about $691M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Creighton University declined 5.63% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $644M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$212M
2022 Salaries
3.52%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Creighton University paid a median of $212M in salaries, which represents 47.5% of their overall expenditure ($447M) and a 3.52% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$60.3M
Instructional Salaries
568
Number of Employees

In 2022, Creighton University paid a total of $60.3M to 568 employees working as instructors, which represents 28.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
202 Employees
Business and Financial Operations
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
287 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Creighton University were Assistant professor with 202 employees, Associate professor with 171 employees, and Professor with 142 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Creighton University were Business and Financial Operations with 287 employees, Management with 187 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 183 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Male Professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Creighton University was Female Assistant professor with 130 employees, Male Associate professor with 97 employees, and Male Professor with 88 employees.

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