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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.

MEET OUR LEADERS

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Our History


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

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