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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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Briar Cliff ranked among most affordable online colleges for social work

Oct 19, 2018

Briar Cliff University has been ranked among the most affordable online colleges for a bachelor’s in social work by the SR Education Group.

Oct 18, 2018
Briar Cliff presents fall choral concert "Mosaic"
Oct 16, 2018
Briar Cliff nursing department attends Iowa Association of Nursing Students convention
Oct 16, 2018
Briar Cliff to hold Friends and Family Weekend
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