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The  Franciscan Learning Place …

Pursue a private, liberal arts education that shapes more than your résumé — it shapes your character. Home to more than 1,100 students from 31 states and nine countries, Briar Cliff provides a powerful sense of community. We are the Catholic Franciscan Learning Place, where each person’s dignity is appreciated and celebrated. Request more info »

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WHAT WE STAND FOR ...

We believe in a higher education within a Catholic perspective.

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OUR HISTORY ...

Out of a hill covered in briar patches, a thriving university sprouted.

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Jun 12, 2015

Steinbach debuts music to sold-out Carnegie Hall crowd

Jun 9, 2015

Briar Cliff unveils new DPT program and campus

May 28, 2015

Dream Team: Pope Francis meets Globetrotters, thanks to efforts of Briar Cliff alum

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