Briar Cliff University Rankings

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#6371 of 14,160In the World
#1604 of 2,624In North America
#1523 of 2,523In the United States
#26 of 39In Iowa
#2 of 3In Sioux City

Quick Review

Religion
Roman Catholic
Acceptance rate
77%
Avg. cost to attend
$20,437 /y
Aid receiving
72%
Undergraduates
872
Graduates
257
Male:Female Ratio
42:58
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Briar Cliff University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

143 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

322 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

Briar Cliff University has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White727 (65%)
Hispanic166 (15%)
Black or African American123 (11%)
Nonresident Alien46 (4%)
Asian31 (3%)
Two or more races11 (1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander9 (0.8%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown6 (0.5%)
American Indian or Alaska Native2 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$20,437/year
Average aid awarded
$23,868
Students receiving aid
72%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$20,372
$30-48K$20,688
$48-75K$18,662
$75-110K$20,337
$110K+$22,742

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$30,988$9,450
Tuition in-state$30,988$9,450
Tuition out-of-state$30,988$9,450
Fee in-district$1,214$1,080
Fee in-state$1,214$1,080
Fee out-of-state$1,214$1,080

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity570
Combined charge for room and board$9,384
Room charge$4,494
Meal charge$4,890

Briar Cliff University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse58
Business Administration and Management, General3320
Physical Therapy & Therapist31
Social Work24
Biology & Biological Sciences, General17
Kinesiology and Exercise Science125
Family Practice Nurse & Nursing13
Elementary Education and Teaching11
Accounting8
Environmental Science7
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other6
Criminology6
Psychology, General5
Art & Art Studies, General4
Graphic Design4
History, General2
Sociology2
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology2
Medical Radiologic Technology & Science - Radiation Therapist2
Operations Management and Supervision2
Geriatric Nurse & Nursing2
English Language and Literature, General1
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management1
Mathematics Teacher Education1
Music Teacher Education1
Health and Physical Education & Fitness, General1
Art Teacher Education1
Chemistry, General1
Writing, General1
Mathematics, General1
Exercise Physiology1
Grand Total2144131
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate40%31%53%
  • Full-time retention rate - 66%

Publications & Citations

Publications
139
Citations
1,319

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
68 / 471
Psychology
39 / 547
Medicine
38 / 252
Sociology
26 / 99
Art & Design
17 / 147
Social Psychology
12 / 73
Business
12 / 141
Computer Science
11 / 385
Biology
10 / 177
Mathematics
10 / 139
Education Majors
10 / 115
Child Psychology
9 / 232
History
8 / 11
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
8 / 7
Health Science
7 / 28
Demography
7 / 106
Physical Therapy
7 / 79
Nursing
7 / 49
Communications and Public Relations
7 / 100
Math Teachers
6 / 125
Economics
6 / 43
Literature
5 / 5
Aesthetics
5 / 18
Political Science
5 / 3
Political Economy
4 / 42
Creative Writing
4 / 105
Gender Studies
4 / 24
Chemistry
4 / 125
Genetics
3 / 11
Healthcare Management (MHA)
3 / 21
Philosophy
3 / 15
Immunology
3 / 38
Management Information Systems
3 / 87
Gerontology
3 / 11
Clinical Psychology
3 / 41
Psychiatry
3 / 20
Engineering
3 / 1
Biochemistry
3 / 125
Statistics
2 / 13
Law
2 / 1

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199034
199149
199236
1993015
1994215
1995015
1996519
1997546
1998241
1999028
2000032
2001146
2002046
2003025
2004349
2005243
2006529
2007238
2008735
2009236
2010748
2011740
2012759
2013861
20141075
2015973
2016874
20171249
2018742
2019365
2020775

Notable alumni

  1. Jon Porter

    Photo
    Jon Porter
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1955-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    politicianbusinessperson
    Biography

    Jonathan Christopher "Jon" Porter is an American politician who served as a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives, the first representative elected from the 3rd Congressional District of Nevada.

  2. Matt McCoy

    Photo
    Matt McCoy
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1966-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Matthew W. "Matt" McCoy is a member of the Board of Supervisors of Polk County, Iowa, representing the fifth district. A member of the Iowa Democratic Party, McCoy served in the Iowa Senate from 1997-2019 and the Iowa House of Representatives from 1993-1997. McCoy was the first openly gay member of the Iowa General Assembly.

General info

Alternative namesBCU
Founded1930
MottoMater Gratiae Caritas
Mother of Grace, Love
Colorsblue, gold
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff192
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and Contacts

Address3303 Rebecca Street
Sioux City, Iowa, 51104
United States
City population83,000
Phone7122795321
Fax+1 (712) 279-1632

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