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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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Siouxland entrepreneurs make a splash at annual “Swimming with the Sharks” competition at Briar Cliff

Feb 21, 2019

Five finalists vied for mini-grants valued up to $4,000 to go towards starting or growing a business in Siouxland at “Swimming with the Sharks” on Wednesday, February 20 at Briar Cliff University.

Feb 18, 2019
Briar Cliff cultural responsivity conference will address Iowa’s changing population
Feb 13, 2019
Briar Cliff announces new board of trustees
Feb 12, 2019
Briar Cliff assistant professor of social work appointed to Catholic Social Worker’s National Association Board
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