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 – The 10 Best Cities to Raise a Family in America Movoto Blog – Jan. 2014
  • #2 - Best Places to Live 2015 (Papillion) Time.com/money - August 2015
  • #2 - Lowest Unemployment Rate in the United States (Nebraska) POLITICO Magazine - Jan. 2015
  • #3 – Most Affordable Big Cities in the U.S. Kiplinger – Oct. 2014
  • #3 – America’s 15 Best Cities for Young Professionals Forbes – Aug. 2014
  • #3 Best-Run States USA TODAY - Dec. 2014
  • #5 – Best Cities for Quality of Life Nerdwallet.com – Aug. 2014
  • #5 – Most Charitable States Wallet Hub – Dec. 2014
  • #7 – The Best States for Businesses and Careers Forbes – Nov. 2014
  • #7 - 2014 State Well-Being Rank (Nebraska) Gallup Healthways Well-Being Index - Feb. 2015
  • #7 - Top 10 States Ranked Highest for Overall Well-Being (Nebraska) CNBC - Feb. 2015