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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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Remembering Flight 232: Campus reflects on anniversary of tragedy

Jul 19, 2014

In the days following the crash of United Flight 232, Briar Cliff University served as a "home away from home" for survivors and their families.

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