Creighton Law School

Creighton University School of Law is a Jesuit Catholic institution. Located in Omaha, Nebraska in view of the Missouri River and the Loess Hills, Creighton has educated aspiring attorneys in the theory, practice and ethics of lawyering for over 100 years. Consistent with its mission, the Law School's motto is "educating for service and justice," which means that our goal is to produce attorneys who not only meticulously care for their clients' needs, but also recognize their own over-arching duty to the profession and society at large.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Contact Website (Website) http://www.law.creighton.edu/
Admissions Dean (Admissions Dean) lawadmit@creighton.edu
Location (Location) Omaha, NE
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Quick Facts

Founded : 1904
ABA Accredited : Yes
AALS Member : Yes

Rankings

US News Week : 106
Vault Top 25 : N/A
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Median LSAT : 152
Median GPA : 3.25
Acceptance Rate : 80%


Creighton Law School Admissions

Creighton Law School is considered a Somewhat Competitive law school, which accepts only 80% of its applicants. Comparatively, Creighton is Higher than the average cost for law school.

  Applications Offers Matriculated
Class of 2020 802 637 (79.43%) 119 (14.8%)
  25% Median 75%
GPA 2.91 3.25 3.56
LSAT 149 152 154

Tuition And Financial AID

  In-State Resident Non-Resident
Full Time $36,258 $36,258
Part Time $19,981 $19,981
Living Expenses  
Living on-campus: $16,955
Living off-campus: $16,955
Living at home: $7,055

Important Dates

Early Decision 1 : N/A
Early Decision 2 : N/A
Regular Decision : N/A
Application Fee : N/A

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Creighton Law School Community

Creighton Law School is considered to have a Somewhat Favorable student to faculty ratio. The average class size for 1L sections is approximately Above Average compared to other law schools. Student diversity at Creighton is Below Average.

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FACULTY STATISTICS

  • Full Time : 22
  • Part Time : 19

FACULTY

  • # Female Faculty : 12
  • # Minority Faculty : 5

RATIO

15.8 Students

1 Faculty

HOUSING OPTIONS

  • On Campus Housing : Yes
  • Graduate Housing : Yes
  • Law Specific Housing : No

Creighton Law School Curriculum

The size of 1L sections affects the quality and consistency of teaching in law schools. Generally with smaller 1L section sizes, students receive more individualized attention. Creighton University 1L section size is 5% larger than law schools in Nebraska and 27% smaller than all PRIVATE law schools.

1L Section Size Comparison

Creighton Law School: 115
Nebraska Average: 109
PRIVATE School Average: 146
  • Positions Available in Advanced Courses
  • Simulation Courses : 707
  • Faculty Supervised Clinics : 32
  • Students Involved in Advanced Activities
  • Field Placements : 45
  • Law Journals : 48
  • Moot Court/Mock Trials : 0

Attrition Rates

  • First Year : 14.0%
  • Second Year : 0.0%
  • Third Year : 0.0%
  • Fourth Year : 0.0%

Creighton Law School Employment

Deciding to attend law school requires a large financial investment with the goal of securing employment upon graduation. The Creighton University class of 2015 had an employment rate of 91% with 0% pursuing an additional degree.

Employment Comparison

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In 2015, 88.1%% of students reported their employment status 9-months after graduation.

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Type of Employment

  • Law Firms: 44.0%
  • Business: 27.0%
  • Government: 15.0%
  • Public Interest: 4.0%
  • Academia: 1.0%
  • Nebraska: 52%
  • Iowa: 8%
  • Colorado: 8%

Bar Passage Rates

  • Reporting: 88.1%
  • First Time Takers: 126
  • Average School: 72.1%
  • Average State: 79.7%
  • Pass Difference: -7.6%

Top Bar Jurisdiction

  • Nebraska : 76.7%
  • Passed : 46 of 66 (69.7%)
  • State Average : 79.7%
  • Difference : -7.0%