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Creighton University Admission Chances


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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into Creighton University? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 6,870 out of 9,747 applicants or 70% were admitted making Creighton University a moderately competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores. Creighton University typically accepts and attracts A- average high school students. Only 16% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Women Men Total
Applied 5,525 4,222 9,747
Accepted 3,971 2,899 6,870
Acceptance Rate 72% 69% 70%
Enrolled 597 471 1,068
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 15% 16% 16%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Creighton University and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.

ACT Requirements

Admission data indicates that Creighton University regularly accepts students with ACTs of 24 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 22 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 26 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 29 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 88 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Creighton University.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1130 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1020. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1240 out of 1600. 26 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
SAT Composite 1130 1350
SAT Reading 570 680
SAT Math 570 670
ACT Composite 24 29
ACT English 24 32
ACT Math 24 29

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

What do these ratings mean?

ACT Score Competitiveness Est. Admission Chances
29 and Above Good >82%
26 to 29 Avg + 70%-82%
24 to 26 Avg - 60%-70%
22 to 24 Reach 50%-60%
Less than 22 Low <50%
SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1350 and Above Good >80%
1240 to 1350 Avg + 70%-80%
1130 to 1240 Avg - 58%-70%
1020 to 1130 Reach 45%-58%
Less than 1020 Low <45%

Estimated GPA Requirements

You will need exceptionally good grades to get into Creighton University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Creighton University was 3.75 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Creighton University accepts 70% of students who apply.

What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 56% Good
3.50 to 3.75 18% Avg -
3.25 to 3.50 14% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 8% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 4% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 0% Low
2.25 to 2.50 0% Low
2.00 to 2.25 0% Low

Fall 2017 Application Deadline

The application deadline for Fall 2017 has passed. Applications were due on Feb 15, 2017.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Creighton University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Test Scores 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

Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?

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.