Tool December 2016

Best Values in Colleges

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Creighton University (Omaha, NE)

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Creighton University is ranked 34 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Private Colleges and is ranked 122 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 26%
Applicants who took ACT 88%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+7%
600-69932%
600+39%

SAT Math Score

700+11%
600-69936%
600+48%

ACT Score

30-3625%
24-2956%
24+81%

Students applied9,747
Students admitted6,870
Admission rate70%

Students per faculty11

4-year graduation rate72%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$35,942
Fees$1,664
Room and board$10,600
Estimated book expense$1,200
Total cost$49,406

Cost after need-based aid$28,123
Cost after non-need-based aid$35,151

Average debt at graduation$33,792

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$57,100

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met81%
Average need-based aid$21,283
Average non-need-based aid$14,255

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment4,163

Full-Time

Men1,682
Women2,227

Part-Time

Men115
Women139

Freshmen retained90%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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