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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.

 

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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Headlines


Briar Cliff announces new appointments

Feb 16, 2018

Briar Cliff University is pleased to announce two new appointments to the University’s President’s Cabinet under the leadership of Interim President Rachelle Karstens.

Feb 7, 2018
Briar Cliff 2018 Graduation Ceremony to be held on May 12, 2018
Feb 7, 2018
Lunch with the Chargers raises $18K for BCU student scholarships
Feb 6, 2018
Karstens named interim president at Briar Cliff
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