EIN 47-0376583

Creighton University

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Creighton University, located in Omaha, Nebraska, is a Catholic and Jesuit comprehensive university committed to excellence in its selected undergraduate, graduate and professional programs.

Program areas at Creighton University

Higher Education: Instruction - Creighton University, founded in 1878, is a private, Catholic, Jesuit educational institution with more than 8,800 students of diverse faiths, races, and ethnic backgrounds from across the United States and 55 countries. The University provides its nearly 4,500 undergraduate and nearly 4,400 professional and graduate students a balanced educational experience, a rigorous academic agenda and a broad range of disciplines. Creighton's distinctive approach to education instills not just information but ideals, imbues not just technical skills but critical and creative thinking, and inspires not just competence but professional distinction and faith-based leadership and service. In addition to the College of Arts and Sciences, the University's oldest and largest school or college, Creighton University includes the Heider College of Business, the College of Nursing, the Graduate School, the Schools of Dentistry, Law, Medicine, Pharmacy and Health Professions, and University College.
Student Life Programs (including Auxiliary Services) - Guided by Jesuit, Catholic values and in support of Creighton University's mission, the Division of Student Life fosters holistic student development in the Ignatian tradition through its programs and services, to produce students engaged in their communities with compassion, confidence and character. Student Life programs include Residential Life; Student Counseling Services; Student Health Education and Compliance; Community Standards and Wellbeing; Creighton Intercultural Center; Student Leadership and Involvement Center - includes New Student Orientation (Welcome Week and Summer Preview) and oversight of Creighton Students Union (student government), Fraternity and Sorority Life, and over 200 registered student organizations; Recreation and Wellness - includes intramural/club sports and fitness programs; the student life function of the Encuentro Dominicano study abroad program; Housing Services (approximately 2,500 students live in one of the nine residence halls on campus); Dining Services; Student Centers; Centralized Reservations; and Creighton University's Retreat Center in Griswold, IA.
Higher Education: Health Care Services - Creighton University's four health sciences schools - dentistry, medicine, nursing, and pharmacy and health professions - educate healthcare professionals who are highly trained in healthcare delivery. The University maintains health science campuses in Omaha and Phoenix, with the Omaha campus offering training programs in all of the aforementioned health science specialties and the Phoenix campus offering programs in medicine and nursing. Creighton's health sciences schools currently provide healthcare education for more than 3,400 dental, medical, nursing, pharmacy, and occupational and physical therapy students.

Form 990s for Creighton University

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-062021-05-20990View PDF
2019-062020-09-17990View PDF
2018-062019-06-19990View PDF
2017-062018-06-14990View PDF
2016-062017-09-01990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s

Who funds Creighton University

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Big East ConferenceFunding for Athletic Program$4,483,542
 Subscribe to viewFund Biomedical Research As Defined and Permitted From Legislation$3,355,909
 Subscribe to viewSupport Construction of Health Sciences Building on Creighton University Arizona Health Sciences Campus (Capital Campaign).$2,500,000
...and 88 more grants received
Federal funding details
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Department of EducationFEDERAL DIRECT STUDENT LOANS$149,760,894
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...and 51 more federal grants / contracts

Grants made by Creighton University

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Support NebraskaGeneral Support$60,000
Greater Omaha Alliance for Business EthicsGeneral Support$33,000
Greater Omaha Chamber FoundationGeneral Support$25,950
 Subscribe to viewGeneral Support$20,000
 Subscribe to viewGeneral Support$20,000
...and 6 more grants made

Financials for Creighton University

RevenuesFYE 06/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$57,451,029
Program services$458,710,419
Investment income and dividends$29,496,072
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$178,700
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$17,405,939
Net income from fundraising events$-12,389
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$563,229,770

Personnel at Creighton University

Chris J. MurphyChairman and Chief Executive Officer , Ameriwest Corporation / Director$0
Mark R. WalterChief Executive Officer , Guggenheim Partners / Director$0
Mr. James T. BlackledgeChairman and Chief Executive Officer, Mutual of Omaha$0
 Subscribe to viewPresident, CEO, and Chairman, Plaza Companies$0
 Subscribe to viewExecutive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, and Corporate Secretary$0
...and 41 more key personnel

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2500 California Plaza
Omaha, NE 68178
Metro area
Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA
Website URL
(402) 280-2700
Facebook page
Twitter profile
IRS details
Fiscal year end
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
B43: University or Technological Institute
NAICS code, primary
611310: Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
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