U.S. News & World Report ranks Briar Cliff among best colleges in the Midwest

Sioux City, IA— Briar Cliff University has been ranked among America’s best liberal arts colleges in the Midwest according to the U.S. News & World Report annual “Best Colleges” list released today.

Briar Cliff was ranked No. 36 for “Best Regional Colleges Midwest Rankings” and No. 6 for “Best Colleges for Veterans – Regional Colleges Midwest.”

“We are pleased at this recognition by the U.S. News & World Report,” says Rachelle Karstens, President of Briar Cliff University. “As always, Briar Cliff University is dedicated to helping our students pursue their professional passion while at the same time developing them into ethical and upstanding community leaders and citizens.”

U.S. News & World Report is a multimedia publisher of news, consumer advice, rankings and analysis. Its annual “Best Colleges” study represents a 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 and universities.

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