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The Catholic, Franciscan Learning Place.


 

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.

 

Our Mission

Our Mission


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

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Our Leadership


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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Physical Education Endorsement Renewed at Briar Cliff

Feb 25, 2021

The Briar Cliff Department of Education and Department of Kinesiology is excited to announce the establishment of a teaching endorsement in K-12 Physical Education.

Feb 22, 2021
Briar Cliff signs nursing and business articulation agreements with Little Priest Tribal College
Feb 20, 2021
“Swimming with the Sharks” Provides Grants for Local Businesses
Feb 19, 2021
Briar Cliff signs respiratory care articulation agreement with St. Luke’s College – UnityPoint Health
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