Creighton University Ranked No. 1 Midwest Regional Universities by U.S. News and World Report

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For the 11th year running, U.S. News and World Report has named Creighton University the No. 1 Midwest Regional University in their annual “America’s Best Colleges” issue.

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Creighton exists for one powerful, purposeful reason: to enable our students to find their way in the world by making a meaningful contribution to it.

For the 11th year running, Creighton University has been ranked the number one university in the Midwest by “U.S. News and World Report” in its annual “America’s Best Colleges” issue. Creighton is ranked number one for the 16th time and it is the 27th consecutive year they have ranked at or near the top of the list. The rankings are determined through a widely accepted methodology based on a two-pillar system which utilizes a series of quantitative measures of academic excellence.

The school also received accolades from Thomson Reuters, in its “The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2013-2014,” as one of the top 400 universities in the world. The rankings are based on 13 performance indicators, ranging from teaching and research to knowledge transfer and international outlook.

Creighton University prides itself in the Jesuit faith and a deep devotion to education taught by passionate faculty grounded in intellectual excellence.“ Creighton exists for one powerful, purposeful reason: to enable our students to find their way in the world by making a meaningful contribution to it. These national honors provide prospective students and their families valuable insights as they make the critical decision to find the right college," said Timothy R. Lannon, S.J., Creighton president. "I am especially pleased that the university is considered a best value as students find here a depth and breadth of academic opportunities, with nine schools and colleges, rarely found in schools this size."

Discover how your future can change with the numerous online programs and degrees at Creighton University, visit online.creighton.edu or call 866-717-6365.

About Creighton University:
Creighton University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution located in Omaha, Neb., enrolls more than 4,100 undergraduate and 3,200 professional school and graduate students. Nationally recognized for providing a balanced educational experience, the university offers a rigorous academic agenda with a broad range of disciplines, providing undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs that emphasize educating the whole person: academically, socially and spiritually. Creighton has been a top-ranked Midwestern university in the college edition of U.S. News & World Report magazine for more than 20 years. For more information, visit our website at: online.creighton.edu

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