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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 Enactus team competes at 2019 Enactus United States National Exposition

May 24, 2019

The Briar Cliff University Enactus team competed in the semifinals of the 2019 Enactus United States National Exposition, ranking among the top 16 teams in the nation.

May 23, 2019
Briar Cliff to attend Iowa Catholic Collegiate Association Inaugural Faculty Summer Institute
May 21, 2019
Summer Break Mass
May 16, 2019
Briar Cliff announces new athletic director
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