Briar Cliff University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Below AverageQuality:Education Quality Rating - ExcellentSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts: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
44
Fair
At Briar Cliff University you can obtain your associate's degree, bachelor's degree, or master's degree.

Briar Cliff University follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 44 majors. The most popular concentrations are Nursing, Management, Business, Education, and Psychology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
70%
Fair
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.

Briar Cliff University student retention rate is fair at 70% (close to Iowa average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
13 : 1
Low
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
$28,200
High
Average tuition pricing is very high - about $27,100 annually. The additional fees at Briar Cliff University (not included in tuition costs) are approximately $1,100; this comes to $28,200 a year.

Read the details about Briar Cliff University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying 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 (712) 279-5321 or check Briar Cliff University Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,000
Medium
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
D
Unsafe
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 $4,000 a year.

Army ROTC programs are available at Briar Cliff University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Briar Cliff University appears to be a relatively dangerous 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 Street, Sioux City, Iowa 51104, USA
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