Briar Cliff University
Briar Cliff University is a community committed to higher education within a liberal arts and Catholic perspective. In theFranciscan tradition of service, caring and openness to all, Briar Cliff emphasizes quality education for its students,combining a broad intellectual background with career development. The University challenges its members to grow inself-awareness and in their relationships to others and to God.
Briar Cliff University
|County||Woodbury County, IA|
|Title IV Eligible||Yes|
|Carnegie Classification||Baccalaureate (Liberal Arts) Colleges I|
|Institution Level||Less than 2 yrs|
|Instructional Staff Total|
(research/public service staff included)
|74 staff||115 staff|
|Total Enrollment||1,150 students||1,633 students|
|# Full-Time Students||861 students||1,434 students|
|# Part-Time Students||289 students||137 students|
|# Undergraduate Students||1,030 students||1,507 students|
|# Graduate Students||120 students||129 students|
|% American Indian/Alaskan||1%||1%|
|% Two or more races||1%||2%|
|Finances and Admission|
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- The Briar Cliff University has one of patience, perseverance, and unyielding commitment. It is aninstitution with a rich Catholic heritage and a strong tradition of service to the community.
- Students can choose from over 40 areas of study, including a number of interdepartmental anddivisional majors, and pre-professional programs including nursing, business, social work, education and mass communications.The average class size is about 20 students with a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1. Graduate programs are offered innursing, education, and human resource management.
- The Briar Cliff experience includes academic achievement and scholarship, recreation, leadershipdevelopment, social activities, athletics, clubs, and student organizations. The distinctive beauty of our campus on theCliff makes it an ideal setting for learning and living. Sioux City offers everything from indoor and outdoor concerts andsporting events to an array of cultural offerings, coffee bars, and serious shopping.
- We are located at the edge of urban development, but just minutes from downtown Sioux City (tri-statemetro population: 125,000). Located where the states of Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota meet, Sioux City is connected withother metropolitan areas by Interstate Highway 29 and Sioux Gateway Airport.The hilltop campus includes three academicbuildings, four residence halls, a chapel, library, Newman Flanagan Center (athletic facilities), McCoy-Arnold Center, andthe Stark Student Center.