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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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Nursing clinical instructor returns to her Sioux City roots

Jan 28, 2016

Don’t tell Sister Theresa Keller you can’t go home again.

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Jan 25, 2016

Highlights from 2016 Hall of Fame Weekend

Jan 25, 2016

Lunch with the Chargers raises more than $30K for student scholarships

Jan 17, 2016

Briar Cliff students "Serve Without Boundaries" in volunteer initiative

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