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Creighton University Admission Requirements

Omaha, Nebraska

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Chances of getting into Creighton University

Acceptance Rate

Admission Difficulty for Creighton University
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Unavailable 
Applicant Competition Low 
How hard is it to get into Creighton University and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Creighton University is 64%.  It ranks #6 in Nebraska for lowest rate of acceptance. Creighton University is a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Last year, 5,558 out of 8,682 applicants were admitted.

Creighton University typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students with an average weighted GPA around 3.86. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top quarter of their high school class. 18% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The Creighton University application fee is $0 and applications are due by May 1.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Creighton University. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 28% of students submitted SAT scores and 84% submitted ACT scores for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year..

Creighton University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT 
SAT Scores for Creighton University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for Creighton University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Average SAT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
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Creighton University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT 
ACT Scores for Creighton University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for Creighton University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A
Average ACT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Creighton University GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. Weighted High School GPA 
Typical High School Grades 

What GPA do you need to get into Creighton University?

Applicants require exceptionally good grades to get into Creighton University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Creighton University was 3.86 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #1 in Nebraska for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Creighton University accepts 64% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Creighton University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 40.73% Good
3.75 to 3.99 26.82% Avg
3.50 to 3.74 8.78% Avg -
3.25 to 3.49 16.27% Reach
3.00 to 3.24 4.64% Reach
2.50 to 2.99 2.37% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 0.39% Low
1.00 to 1.99 0% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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High School Class Rank

73% of Creighton University freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Creighton University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 43%
Top 25% of class 73%
Top 50% of class 93%
Data Source, Peterson's Data


Admission Statistics

Creighton University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 5,260 3,422 8,682
Accepted 3,361 2,197 5,558
Acceptance Rate 64% 64% 64%
Enrolled 612 403 1,015
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 18% 18% 18%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
May 1, 2023
Days left to Apply

Applicants have 93 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on May 1, 2023.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Creighton University is $0. The school is free to apply to.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Creighton University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Creighton University Application Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Creighton University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=181002 IPEDS survey data for Creighton University.


Does Creighton University prefer SAT or ACT?

28% of students submit their SAT scores to Creighton University. 84% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Creighton University?

64% of those who apply are granted admission to Creighton University. Admission competition is low and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.