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 – Best U.S. Cities for Paid Internships Time.com/money - June 2015
  • #2 – Lowest Unemployment Rate in the U.S. POLITICO – Jan. 2015
  • #3 – The Best Cities to Find a Job in 2016 ZipRecruiter.com – Jan. 2016
  • #3 – Best States for Business (Nebraska) Forbes – Nov. 2016
  • #5 – America’s Top States to Get an Education (Nebraska) CNBC – July 2017
  • #5 - Top States, Gallup Job Creation Index (Nebraska) Gallup - Feb. 2016
  • #6 – The 12 Metro Areas with the Least-Stressed Commuters LawnStarter - Oct. 2016
  • #6 – Best Large City for First-Time Homebuyers WalletHub – July 2017
  • #8 – 2016’s Happiest States in America (Nebraska) WalletHub – Sept. 2016
  • #11 2016’s Best Cities to Start a Career WalletHub – May 2016
  • #25 – Best Places to Live U.S. News & World Report – 2017