Creighton University

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Creighton University School of Medicine / 2500 California Plaza / Omaha, NE USA 68178

Overview

Savvy Rank
The Savvy Rank is a combination of admissions selectivity (MCAT, GPA, acceptance rate), research ranking, and primary care ranking.
89
School Type
Whether the school confers an MD or DO degree, is an international (Intl) school for Americans or is a Canadian (CA) school
MD
Public/Private
Private
Year Founded
1892
US News Rank - Research
Unranked
US News Rank - Primary Care
Unranked
Cost
Out-of-state tuition, from cheap ($) to obscenely expensive ($$$$$)
$$$
Weather Rating
How nice is the weather, from crappy () to excellent ()
City Size
< 1M

Getting In

Median GPA
3.81
Median MCAT
512
Research Rating
A combination of factors to show the school's research ranking and research opportunities, from very little research () to lots ()
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Out-of-State Rating
Whether the school is very out-of-state friendly (), somewhat friendly (), not friendly (), or in-state only ()
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International Friendly
How friendly the school is toward international applicants
Case-by-case
Med School Class Size
Class sizes range from 40 students to 400
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Application
AMCAS
Letters of Rec Required
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Secondary Essays

Secondary Essay Difficulty
How many essays, how long, and how unusual the prompts, from easy () to brutal ()
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Screen Before Secondaries
Does the school read your primary before sending a secondary?
No
Typical Secondary Release Date
When does a school usually release its secondary relative to other med schools (though it may vary from year to year)?
Medium
Secondary Fee
$95
Other Tests

Interviews

Interview Type
Interview Invites Begin
Interview Format
MMI - Multiple Mini Interview; Traditional - two-way conversation
Traditional
Accepts Updates?
Does the school accept update letters?
Yes

Secondary Essay Prompts

Essay Topics '22-'23

1. Please state your reasons for applying to Creighton University School of Medicine. (2000 characters)

2. In Creighton's Jesuit, Catholic tradition, the mission of the School of Medicine is to improve the human condition with a diverse body of students, faculty and staff who provide excellence in educating students, physicians and the public, advancing knowledge and providing comprehensive patient care. Please describe the role(s) you can play in helping the School of Medicine achieve its mission. (2000 characters)

3. How have your experiences with diverse populations prepared you for being a future physician? (2000 characters)

4. Describe how you have dealt with a personal challenge or major obstacle that you have overcome. Focus on what you learned about yourself and how it will help you during the challenges you might face in medical school.(2000 characters)

5. Describe how the COVID pandemic prepared you for medical school? Include in your answer how it impacted your decision to apply to medical school and what you learned about yourself from the pandemic. (2000 characters)

6. Please describe your current activities/employment if you are not currently enrolled as a fulltime student. (2000 characters)

Essay Topics ('21 - '22)

1. Please state your reasons for applying to Creighton University School of Medicine. (2000 characters)

2. In Creighton's Jesuit, Catholic tradition, the mission of the School of Medicine is to improve the human condition with a diverse body of students, faculty and staff who provide excellence in educating students, physicians and the public, advancing knowledge and providing comprehensive patient care. Please describe the role(s) you can play in helping the School or Medicine achieve its mission. (2000 characters)

3. How have your experiences with diverse populations prepared you for being a future physician? (2000 characters)

4. Describe how you have dealt with a personal challenge or major obstacle that you have overcome. Focus on what you learned about yourself and how it will help you during the challenges you might face in medical school. (2000 characters)

5. Please share any disruptions in your academic, volunteer, work, and/or personal life related to COVID-19 that you would like the Admissions Committee to consider. (2000 characters)

6. If taking a gap year, Please describe your current activities/employment if you are not currently enrolled as a fulltime student. (2000 characters)

7. At Creighton we are committed to the service of others through non-medical volunteer activities. Please list all your non-medical community service hours post high school. Please list any experiences, including those previously described on your AMCAS application. Include a brief description, dates and number of hours for each event. (300 characters for each activity)

Essay Topics (’20 – ’21)

1. Please state your reasons for applying to Creighton University School of Medicine. (2,000 characters)

2. In Creighton’s Jesuit, Catholic tradition, the mission of the School of Medicine is to improve the human condition with a diverse body of students, faculty and staff who provide excellence in educating students, physicians and the public, advancing knowledge and providing comprehensive patient care. Please describe the role(s) you can play in helping the School or Medicine achieve its mission. (2,000 characters)

3. Please describe your current activities/employment if you are not currently enrolled as a full-time student.

4. Describe how you have dealt with a personal challenge or major obstacle that you have overcome. Focus on what you learned about yourself and how it will help you during the challenges you might face in medical school. 2000 characters

5. Please share any disruptions in your academic, volunteer, work, and/or personal life related to COVID-19 that you would like the Admissions Committee to consider. 2000 characters

Essay Topics ('19 - '20)

1. Please state your reasons for applying to Creighton University School of Medicine. (2,000 characters)

2. In Creighton's Jesuit, Catholic tradition, the mission of the School of Medicine is to improve the human condition with a diverse body of students, faculty and staff who provide excellence in educating students, physicians and the public, advancing knowledge and providing comprehensive patient care. Please describe the role(s) you can play in helping the School or Medicine achieve its mission. (2,000 characters)

3. Please describe your current activities/employment if you are not currently enrolled as a full-time student.

Essay Topics ('18 - '19)

1. Please state your reasons for applying to Creighton University School of Medicine. (2,000 characters)

2. In Creighton's Jesuit, Catholic tradition, the mission of the School of Medicine is to improve the human condition with a diverse body of students, faculty and staff who provide excellence in educating students, physicians and the public, advancing knowledge and providing comprehensive patient care. Please describe the role(s) you can play in helping the School or Medicine achieve its mission. (2,000 characters)

3. Please describe your current activities/employment if you are not currently enrolled as a full-time student.

Essay Topics ('17 - '18)

Please state your reasons for applying to Creighton University School of Medicine. (2000 characters)

How will you use your specific attributes and experiences to reinforce the Creighton University School of Medicine Mission? (2000 characters)

Please describe your current activities/employment if you are not currently enrolled as a fulltime student. (2000 characters)

Essay Topics ('16 - '17)

How will you use your specific attributes and experiences to reinforce the Creighton University School of Medicine Mission?

Please describe your current activities/employment if you are not currently enrolled as a fulltime student.

Please state your reasons for applying to Creighton University School of Medicine.

2000 characters max all.

Essay Topics ('15 - '16)

1. Please state your reasons for applying to Creighton University School of Medicine. (2000 characters)

2. How will you use your specific attributes and experiences to reinforce the Creighton University School of Medicine Mission? (2000 characters)

3. Please describe your current activities/employment if you are not currently enrolled as a fulltime student. (2000 characters)

Essay Topics ('14 - '15)

1. Please state your reasons for applying to Creighton University School of Medicine. [2000 Characters]

2. How will becoming a Creighton educated physician enable you to achieve your lifetime goals and/or aspirations? [2000 Characters]

3. Please describe your current activities/employment if you are not currently enrolled as a fulltime student. [2000 Characters]

Essay Topics ('13 - '14)

Please state your reasons for applying to Creighton University School of Medicine. (2000 Characters)

How will becoming a Creighton educated physician enable you to achieve your lifetime goals and/or aspirations? (2000 Characters)

Please describe your current activities/employment if you are not currently enrolled as a fulltime student. (2000 Characters)

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