Briar Cliff University

country rank  1153
world rank  3906

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University Overview

Established in 1930, Briar Cliff University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Sioux City (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Iowa. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, Briar Cliff University (BCU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Briar Cliff University (BCU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 89 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym BCU
Founded 1930
Motto Mater Gratiae Caritas
Mother of Grace, Love
Colours Blue and gold

University Location

Address 3303 Rebecca Street
Sioux City (population range: 50,000-249,999)
51104 Iowa
United States
T +1 (712) 279 5321
F +1 (712) 279-1632

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 3303 Rebecca Street, PO Box 2100
Sioux City 51104-2100
+1 (712) 279 5200
800 662 3303

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic Franciscan - www.osfdbq.org

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Briar Cliff University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
  • National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU)
  • National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019