Briarcliffe College: Review & Facts

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Briarcliffe College is a small four-year, private for-profit school with 2,025 students enrolled. This college was established in 1974 and is the only college located in Bethpage, New York.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
12
Briarcliffe College will give you the option to obtain a 1-year certificate, associate's degree, or bachelor's degree.

Briarcliffe College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 12 majors. The most popular concentrations are Criminal Justice, Management, Business, Graphic Design and Animation, and Computer Science. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges and schools.
It is important 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 positive sign. Nevertheless, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
51%
The student retention rate at Briarcliffe College is low at 51% (way below New York average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Briarcliffe College is low - 31%.

Student to faculty ratio at Briarcliffe College is reasonably decent -- 18:1. Learn more information regarding instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$17,400
Average tuition cost is fairly high, around $16,400 a year. The additional fees at Briarcliffe College (not included in tuition costs) are about $1,000, which makes it a total of $17,400 a year.

Read the details about Briarcliffe College 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



Acceptance
Rate
46%
According to recent data, 1,858 applications were submitted and 850 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to become a student at this school.

The college 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) at entry.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at Briarcliffe College is $35.00.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Briarcliffe College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (516) 918-3600 or check Briarcliffe College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B-
Briarcliffe College provides a distance learning option and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Briarcliffe College, 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.

ROTC
Available
No
Briarcliffe College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 100 students, which offers a decent on-campus housing opportunity.

Based on the college crime data, Briarcliffe College seems to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Briarcliffe College Location and Maps



Post Address: Briarcliffe College, 1055 Stewart Ave, Bethpage, New York 11714-3545, USA
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