Life in Omaha

Welcome to the big O. You're gonna love it here.

Creighton University School of Law is adjacent to the downtown business district of Omaha, the largest city in the state of Nebraska. Omaha is home to an outstanding legal community where you can complete life-changing and career-building externships and judicial clerkships. It’s also an ideal place to live and raise a family because Omaha is:

Below the national average where it counts:

  • Cost of living
  • Home prices
  • Commute times

Above the national average in:

  • Cultural and entertainment amenities
  • Public and private education
  • Air and water quality

When you’re not hitting the books, may we recommend:

Rankings and Recognition

Greater Omaha regularly receives top rankings and recognitions, including:

  • #1 – For business growth projects, naming Omaha as one of the top metro areas for job and corporate facility growth (Site Selection, March 2014)
  • Top 20 Best Cities to Visit in Your 20’s (Huffington Post, 2013)
  • #9 – Top 10 Best Cities for College Graduates (MSN, July 2013)
  • #1 – The 10 Best Cities to Raise a Family in America (Movoto Blog May 2013)
  • #9 – The 10 Best Cities for Young Entrepreneurs (Forbes, April 2013)
  • #7 – Top 10 Best American Cities to Live In (, January 2013)
  • 10 Coolest Cities in the Midwest (MSN, January 2013)