Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, Creighton University is a private, coeducational Jesuit institution founded in 1878 by the Society of Jesus. With over 4,000 undergraduate and 4,100 professional school and graduate students, no other university its size offers students such a comprehensive academic environment coupled with personal attention from faculty-mentors. A top-ranking National University classification marks an elevation in Creighton’s reputation. For 16 years in a row, Creighton had been recognized as No. 1 in the Midwest category. It also ranks No. 14 in Service Learning, No. 21 in Co-ops/Internships, No. 23 in Best Undergraduate Teaching, and No. 63 in Best Value Schools among national universities.