Briar Cliff University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - GoodQuality: Education Quality Rating - Very GoodSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - Very GoodCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Briar Cliff University is a very small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,150 students enrolled. This college was established in 1930 and is one of the 5 schools and colleges located in Sioux City, Iowa.

Briar Cliff University is affiliated with Roman Catholic Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
45
At Briar Cliff University you can obtain your associate's degree, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, or postmaster certificate.

Briar Cliff University follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 45 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Nursing, Business, Education, and Occupational Therapy. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
57%
Briar Cliff University student retention rate is low at 57% (way below Iowa average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Briar Cliff University is low - 47%. Approximately 9% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Briar Cliff University is pretty good, 13:1. Learn more information regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$25,800
Average tuition pricing is very high - about $24,600 annually. The additional fees at Briar Cliff University (not included in tuition costs) are approximately $1,200; this comes to $25,800 a year.

Read the details about Briar Cliff University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
This school will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

The undergraduate application fee at Briar Cliff University is $20.00. The graduate application fee is $20.00.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Briar Cliff University and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (515) 419-2656 or check Briar Cliff University Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,700
Briar Cliff University provides a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Briar Cliff University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
B
Briar Cliff University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 600 students, which provides a viable on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low - approximately $3,700 a year.

Based on the college crime information, Briar Cliff University seems to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Briar Cliff University Location and Maps



Post Address: Briar Cliff University, 3303 Rebecca St, Sioux City, Iowa 51104, USA
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