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Open House: Health Sciences Visit Day

Friday, October 31

9:45 AM

Stark Student Center

Are you interested in the health sciences? Check out Health Sciences Visit Day at Briar Cliff! You'll tour campus, meet faculty, chat with current students and explore everything BCU has to offer, including:

  • Remodeled, state-of-the-art chemisty, biology and nursing laboratories — including one of the region's only educational cadaver labs
  • An inside track to BCU's developing Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program*
  • A nursing program with the most clinical hours in the state of Iowa
  • Financial aid, including the new STEM Pathways Scholarship.

Your day starts at 9:45 a.m. in the Stark Student Center, and culminates with free lunch at the BCU Cafeteria.

This event is designed for prospective undergraduate students and their families.


*Graduation from a physical therapist education program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA 22314; phone; 703-706-3245; accreditation@apta.org is necessary for eligibility to sit for the licensure examination, which is required in all states. Briar Cliff University is seeking accreditation of a new physical therapist education program from CAPTE. The program will submit an Application for Candidacy, which is the formal application required in the pre-accreditation stage. Submission of this document does not assure that the program will be granted Candidate for Accreditation status. Achievement of Candidate for Accreditation status is required prior to implementation of the professional phase of the program; therefore, no students may be enrolled in professional courses until Candidate for Accreditation status has been achieved. Further, though achievement of Candidate for Accreditation status signifies satisfactory progress toward accreditation, it does not assure that the program will be granted accreditation.


Contact BCU Admissions: (712) 279-5200 or admissions@briarcliff.edu