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 8,000 students.

Students can report either the SAT Exam or ACT scores at Creighton University. A score in the range of 1560 - 1920 on the SAT exam, or 24 - 30 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. 77% of all applicants are accepted to Creighton University, from which 24 percent choose to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Creighton University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Creighton University was reported as 76.6% in Fall 2013 with over 5,340 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

  • SAT Scores: 1560 - 1920
  • ACT Scores: 24 - 30
  • 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 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Creighton University has been slowly getting lower over the recent years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 81.8%
  • 2010-2011: 78.3%
  • 2011-2012: 77.8%
  • 2012-2013: 78.2%
  • 2013-2014: 76.6%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 77.8%

How Does Creighton University Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Creighton University is thirty-eight percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Midland University68.3%
Nebraska Wesleyan University76.9%
Concordia University-Seward71.5%
Doane College-Crete71.7%
Northwest Missouri State University73.2%

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
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Creighton University (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading520 - 640
Math540 - 660
Writing500 - 620
Total Score1560 - 1920
ACT®Score Range
English24 - 32
Math24 - 29
Composite Score24 - 30
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