Briar Cliff ranks among America's best regional colleges

SIOUX CITY, Iowa – Briar Cliff University is ranked among the America’s Best Regional Colleges, according to the U.S. News & World Report “Best Colleges 2013” edition on newsstands today.

“Once again, Briar Cliff University is honored to be nationally recognized for being among the best,” said Beverly A. Wharton, president of Briar Cliff University. “At BCU, we have an authentic interest in each student with a commitment to excellence in education.”

The annual “America’s Best Colleges” study by U.S. News & World Report represents the most comprehensive look at how schools stack up based on a set of widely accepted indicators of excellence. The overall rankings help students and their families evaluate and compare data compiled from hundreds of accredited four-year colleges.

“This report confirms the high quality of Briar Cliff’s baccalaureate degree programs,” said Sharisue Wilcoxon, vice president of Enrollment Management at Briar Cliff. “Our students thrive in an environment that promotes personal growth and professional promise.”

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