Creighton University

Category: Private institutions with fewer than 10000 enrolled students | State: Nebraska

About Creighton University

Creighton is a leading Jesuit, Catholic university that is committed to providing intellectual challenge, promoting critical thinking and inspiring leadership and service to others with a faith-filled view of the world. Creighton's comprehensive academic offerings have contributed to its national reputation for diversity and educational excellence, drawing students from across the nation and around the world. Students experience small, personal classes, faculty-mentors, plentiful internship opportunities, and a 98% placement rate (employed, in graduate/professional school or volunteer program) within 9 months of graduation.
2017 Military Friendly® STATUS: Military Friendly®

Military Friendly Ratings

We rate how Military Friendly® an organization is within 6 different categories. Learn more about our methodology.

The ratings below reflect the extent to which each organization exceeds the benchmark standards for Military Friendly®.

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Graduation & Career

Military Student Support & Retention

Why attend Creighton University

With a dedicated Office of Military and Veterans Affairs, Creighton proudly participates in and generously contributes to the Yellow Ribbon Program, helping bridge the gap between the Post-9/11 GI Bill and the cost of tuition. Creighton also offers a designated lounge and resource center for veterans and active duty service members located inside the Office of Military and Veterans Affairs. Our online and on-campus programs span a wide range of disciplines in business, education, humanities, international relations, leadership, conflict resolution, ministry, law, healthcare and science. Students find great balance in Creighton's rigorous academics and strong focus on leadership skills, undergraduate research and life-changing community service experiences.

Ratings

Top Degrees

plaeholder-teamBiology

A general program of biology at the introductory, basic level or a program in biology or the biological sciences that is undifferentiated as to title or content. Includes instruction in general biology and programs covering a variety of biological specializations.

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Business Administration & Management, General

A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making.

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Educational/Instructional Technology

A program that focuses on integrating technology into educational curricula. Includes instruction in foundations of educational technology, computer applications, utilizing technology for assessment, multimedia instruction, web-based instruction, distance education, and designing and producing educational software and materials.

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Emergency Medical Technician

A program that prepares individuals, under the remote supervision of physicians, to recognize, assess, and manage medical emergencies in prehospital settings and to supervise Ambulance personnel. Includes instruction in basic, intermediate, and advanced EMT procedures; emergency surgical procedures; medical triage; rescue operations; crisis scene management and personnel supervision; equipment operation and maintenance; patient stabilization, monitoring, and care; drug administration; identification and preliminary diagnosis of diseases and injuries; communication and computer operations; basic anatomy, physiology, pathology, and toxicology; and professional standards and regulations.

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Exercise Science

A scientific program that focuses on the anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, and biophysics of human movement, and applications to exercise and therapeutic rehabilitation.

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Health Professions & Related Programs

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Law

A program that prepares individuals for the independent professional practice of law, for taking state and national bar examinations, and for advanced research in jurisprudence. Includes instruction in the theory and practice of the legal system, including the statutory, administrative, and judicial components of civil and criminal law.

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Nursing Administration

A program that prepares registered nurses to manage Nursing personnel and services in hospitals and other health care delivery agencies. Includes instruction in principles of health care administration, resource and financial management, health care law and policy, medical personnel management, and managed care operations.

Undergraduate Graduate
In State Out of State In State Out of State
Tuition $35,942 $35,942 $14,760 $14,760
Fees $1,664 $1,664 $1,664 $1,664
Room $6,024 $6,024 $11,000 $11,000
Board $4,576 $4,576 $5,200 $5,200
Books $1,200 $1,200 $1,000 $1,000
Other Expenses $2,800 $2,800 $3,630 $3,630
Totals $52,206 $52,206 $37,254 $37,254
  • Approved for Post 9/11 GI Bill
  • Committed to the 8 Keys to Veterans' Success
  • Signed the VA's Principles of Excellence for serving veterans and service members
  • Utilize the Federal Financial Aid Shopping Sheet
  • Armed Forces Tuition Assistance (TA) Funding
  • DOD Voluntary Education Partnership Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for Tuition Assistance
  • Waives the admission application fee for military students and veterans
  • ACT or SAT test scores required for admission
  • ACT or SAT test score requirements waived for military students and veterans
  • Awards college credit for passing scores on CLEP exam
  • Awards college credit for passing scores on DSST exam
  • Award college credit for military training and experience according to the ACE recommendation guidelines
  • Provide admissions events or special admissions information sessions customized for prospective students who are military service members
  • Mentoring/on-boarding programs for new military students or veterans
  • Tuition discounts specifically for military students
  • In-state tuition without residency requirements for military personnel
  • Compliant with Section 702 of the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 ("Choice Act")
  • Active duty or reserve military student returns without penalty after deployment
  • Offers evening programs
  • Offers accelerated courses (i.e., 6-8 weeks course completion time)
  • On-campus living requirement for students at any point in their enrollment
  • On-campus living requirement waived for active military students
  • Explicit commitment to serving the military and veteran community
  • Financial aid counseling
  • Career planning services
  • Mental health counseling
  • Full-time veteran counselors or advisors on staff
  • Online clubs or associations for military service members or veterans
  • Dedicated social space for gathering (e.g. a student lounge or veteran center) reserved specifically for military service members and veterans
  • Campus/social networking events planned specifically for veterans?
  • Specialized career guidance counseling or other programs to help military students identify careers to pursue