Why the College of Arts and Sciences?



Why CCAS?Why choose Creighton University College of Arts and Sciences? Because one of the advantages of a liberal arts education is that what you learn here will lead to an incredible future out there. And, we’re not just talking about a job to make money. We’re talking about professional or graduate school, a fulfilling career and opportunities to positively change the world.

As Creighton’s largest and oldest college, we’ll give you the personal attention you need to be a critical and ethical thinker, creative problem solver and clear communicator. We’ll prepare you for an extraordinary future through a top Jesuit education that features:

  • A mission that’s focused on educating the whole person—mind, body and spirit—and on making the world a better place
  • Faculty who are world-renowned scholars, accomplished researchers and expert teachers
  • Undergraduate research opportunities to work side by side with faculty (including on graduate-level projects), to present at national conferences and to be published in peer-review publications
  • Innovative curriculum and interdisciplinary study that form the foundation of our more than 60 degree and pre-professional programs
  • Mentoring and scholarship opportunities, like the Dean’s Fellows Program, which prepares academically gifted students to develop leadership skills in service to others
  • A diverse student body with people from all over the nation and dozens of countries
  • Honor societies, like Phi Beta Kappa and Alpha Sigma Nu, that distinguish you as an outstanding student

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