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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.

 

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Our Mission


We believe in higher education within a Catholic, liberal arts perspective.

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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 University crown 2017 royalty

Sep 22, 2017

Jared Betz and Megan Glover have been crowned as Briar Cliff University’s homecoming king and queen for 2017.

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Sep 22, 2017

Briar Cliff dedicates Beverly Wharton Learning Center

Sep 20, 2017

Briar Cliff Presidential Search Now Underway

Sep 18, 2017

One-of-a-kind Human Library returning to Briar Cliff
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