Rankings and Recognition


When you graduate from one of Creighton University’s health sciences schools, you can be assured you’ve earned a degree from a university that’s nationally ranked and recognized. As the soon-to-be largest Catholic health professions educator in the nation, Creighton will prepare you to impact the quality of life and well-being of diverse populations and care needs.

Creighton University ranks in the top third of U.S. News & World Report’s rankings for National Universities. This marks Creighton’s inaugural appearance in the prestigious National Universities category of U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 list of “Best Colleges.” A top-ranking National University classification marks an elevation in Creighton’s reputation. For 16 years in a row, Creighton had been recognized as No. 1 in the Midwest category.

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School of Medicine

First Catholic university to receive the Community Service Award from the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)

College of Nursing

Annual pass rates between 90-100% on the certification exam for nurse practitioner-track graduates

School of Dentistry 

One of the nation’s most affordable private dental schools

School of Pharmacy and Health Professions

Near 100% first-time national licensure pass rates in pharmacy, OT and PT