About

HEIDER DEVELOPS BUSINESS LEADERS.

About Heider College of Business, Creighton University, Omaha, NE

Our Mission

Guided by our Jesuit heritage, we form leaders who use their business education to promote justice and improve the world.

Here are a few facts about what makes the Heider College of Business truly unique.

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  • The Heider College of Business is the 1st named college at Creighton University, recognizing philanthropists Charles (BSC’49) and Mary Heider
  • 9 chartered financial analysts (the most respected designation in finance) in the faculty—more than any other university in the world
  • Top 2% of business schools worldwide accredited in both business and accounting by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International
  • Creighton Business Symposium—the largest student-run business event in the nation
  • 1 iJay store—the only student-run, Apple® authorized campus store in the world
  • Only university in the country offering a four-year leadership development program and a four-year career development program for all business students
  • Alumni live and work in every state in the U.S. and in countries around the world

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  • 91% of students complete at least 1 internship 
  • 100% placement rate for accounting majors for the past 10 years (2019) 
  • Top 25 nationally for first-time CPA pass rates
  • Over $8 million of University funds managed by students through the Portfolio Practicum class
  • The new FinTech undergraduate degree program is one of the 1st in the nation 
  • Heider students traveled to 6 continents, explored over 23 countries, and logged over 1 million miles (2018-2019)
  • Over 80% of business students come from out of state
  • 3/3 Law Program allows students to complete dual business and law degrees in 6 years 
  • 4 Fortune 500 companies are headquartered in Omaha
  • Over 50% of business graduates stay in Nebraska to begin their careers
  • More than 100 Fortune 100 companies have operations in Omaha

2021 U.S. News & World Report Rankings (as of November 2020): 

  • No. 14 Undergraduate Finance 
  • No. 25 Accounting 
  • No. 31 Management Information Systems 

2020 by U.S. News & World Report Rankings: 

  • No. 15 Graduate Finance 
  • No. 31 Online MBA
  • No. 25 Graduate Accounting
  • No. 31 Online Master’s Business Programs (non-MBA)