Creighton University

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Creighton University can be found in Omaha, NE, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Creighton University has an enrollment of nearly 9,200 students.

Students can report either the SAT Exam or ACT scores at Creighton University. A score in the range of 1170 - 1350 on the SAT exam, or 23 - 29 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among accepted students. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Creighton University average GPA range for accepted students is around 3.28 - 3.57. 74% of all applicants are accepted to Creighton University, from which 16 percent choose to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Creighton University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Creighton University was reported as 73.7% in Fall 2020 with over 9,380 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 23 - 29
  • Average GPA: 3.28 - 3.57

How Hard Is It to Get into Creighton University?

Applicant Selectivity: High

The selectivity of applicants for undergraduate admissions to Creighton University is considered high, with many applicants scoring in the top percentiles on the SAT or ACT exam, as well as having an excellent high school GPA.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2024 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2024-2025 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Creighton University has been slowly getting higher over the past years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 70.7%
  • 2017-2018: 72.0%
  • 2018-2019: 71.4%
  • 2019-2020: 73.7%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2024-2025: 67.3%

How Does Creighton University Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Creighton University is thirty percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
College of Saint Mary49.3%
Midland University49.3%
Nebraska Wesleyan University67.8%
Concordia University-Seward78.5%
Doane College-Crete71.4%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Creighton University (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading590 - 670
Math580 - 680
Total Score1170 - 1350
ACT®Score Range
English23 - 31
Math24 - 28
Composite Score23 - 29
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