Life in Omaha

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

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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 — Top U.S. Cities Where Millennials Are Moving, And Staying, Financial Advisor, 2019
  • #5 — America’s Top States to Get an Education (Nebraska), CNBC, 2017
  • #5 — Best City for Young Professionals, finance.yahoo.com, 2020
  • #6 — Best State for Education, usnews.com, 2020
  • #6 — Best Large City for First-Time Homebuyers, WalletHub, 2017
  • #10 — Best State to Find a Job, usnews.com, 2020
  • #25 — Best Places to Live, U.S. News & World Report, 2017