Briar Cliff ranks among top Iowa schools

Sioux City, IA - Briar Cliff University is one of the best four year colleges in Iowa according a new ranking by Only Iowa State, University of Iowa and University of Northern Iowa precede Briar Cliff on the list. noted Briar Cliff’s small class sizes, with a ratio of just 12:1 student to faculty ratio, as well as its impressive financial aid statistics were just a couple of reasons that Briar Cliff stood out. On average, Briar Cliff graduates were able to repay their student loans within three years.

Briar Cliff University offers over 30 undergraduate, graduate and online degree programs and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Approximately 97% of the University’s students earn scholarships. utilizes trusted resources, such as the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics, to publish information for prospective students to plan their college and career path. For more information, visit


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