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We are the Catholic, Franciscan learning place. Here, each person's dignity is appreciated and celebrated, providing a powerful sense of community and a place to pursue a private, liberal arts education that shapes more than your résumé — it shapes your character.

 

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Our Mission


We believe in higher education within a Catholic, liberal arts perspective.

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Meet our administrators, who are committed and devoted to student success at BCU.

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Our History


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

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No Easter Sunday Mass

Apr 18, 2019

Easter Break begins after classes on Thursday, April 18. With consideration to the number of students, faculty and staff traveling for the holiday, there will not be an Easter Sunday Mass at 7 p.m. on April 21. Additionally, there will not be a 9 p.m. Mass on April 18.

Apr 16, 2019
Briar Cliff music professor contributes resource guides to music textbook
Mar 29, 2019
Briar Cliff symposium to celebrate faith, learning and service
Mar 29, 2019
Briar Cliff Honors Program presents lecture series
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