3303 Rebecca Street, Box 2100 Sioux City, IA 51104 712-279-5200
http://www.briarcliff.edu admissions@briarcliff.edu
About Briar Cliff University
  • Year of Foundation 1930
  • Size of Campus 70 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Roman Catholic
  • Degrees Bachelor , Master, Post-Bachelor,Post-Master
  • Calendar Type Trimester
  • Undergraduate Population 1,096
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 56%, 44%, 39%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $22,719
  • Room and Board $7,290
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $20
  • Enrollment No. 1,018
Briar Cliff University is a community committed to higher education within a liberal arts and Catholic perspective. In the Franciscan 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 in self-awareness and in their relationships to others and to God. Our Catholic Franciscan identity enhanced by the presence and sponsorship of the Dubuque Franciscan Sisters and the support of the Diocese of Sioux City Our challenging academic environment which includes a liberal arts education, career preparation, academic integrity and academic freedom Our focus on the student which promotes academic success and extra/co-curricular.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frats 0
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, other
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Welcome Week; Artsplash; Homecoming; Cliff Stock; Haunted Tunnels; Cliff Top Movies; Saturday in the Park; Faculty Debates; BCU Theatre Productions; RHA Lecture/Concert; CMN Dance Marathon; Historic Fourth Street; Entrepreneur-in-Residence; Rivercade; Midn
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Percent students who are frat members 0%
  • Number of honor societies Psi Chi National Psychology Honor Society, Phi Alpha Theta National History Honor Society, and Theta Gamma Chapter Of Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) BCCares
  • Other on-campus organizations 0%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 0%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Ethnic Relations Club
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Omaha, NE (100), Sioux City, IA (10)
  • Distance to nearest train Omaha, NE (100)
  • Distance to nearest bus Sioux City, IA (3)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 15%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 25%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 11%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (84%), other housing options (16%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 0%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 4
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 74%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 0%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 55%
Campus Services
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service
  • Library Facilities Briar Cliff University Archives, Iowa Open Access Program, Sioux City Library Cooperative
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 10,769
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 613
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Counseling Services career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, religious
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 225
  • Museums The Galinsky Human Anatomy Lab; Clausen Art Gallery; Nursing Simulation Lab; Dible Digital Music Theory Lab; Roth Small Business Incubator; Integrated Multimedia Center
  • Online Course Registration Available N/A
  • Number Of Subscriptions 10,409
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number of e-books 4,084
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 44
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Microforms 21,652
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 73
  • Computer Courses No
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 84,540
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 18
Student Employment and Career
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 25%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 700
  • Employed Students after 1 year 96%
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 95%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Mercy Medical Center; Sioux City Public Schools; Deloitte & Touche; Catholic Schools of Sioux City; Principal Financial Group; American Family Insurance; St. Lukes Regional Health System; BPI Technology, Inc.; Qwest Communications; Sioux City Journal; Cer
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities City