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briar cliff university

balance your personal and professional responsibilities and complete your degree through briar cliff university’s degree completion programs. ranked among the best colleges in the midwest by u.s. news and world report, briar cliff is committed to providing programs personalized to fit your individual needs and goals. with a reputation for flexibility and affordability, briar cliff provides a supportive learning environment dedicated to academic excellence. 




in partnership with iowa lakes community college, briar cliff offers: 

  • accounting
  • business administration
  • health sciences
  • operations management
  • social work 
  • rn-bsn

briar cliff’s online programs have flexible scheduling and are designed for adults on the go. students can transfer up to 90 credit hours from a community college. for more information, please complete a request form. 


briar cliff is accredited as a degree-granting institution by the higher learning commission and is a member of the north central association of colleges and schools.

financial aid

briar cliff understands the financial needs of adult learners and works with students to help make their briar cliff education an affordable and important investment. financial aid is available to briar cliff students who qualify. eligibility for financial assistance is determined by the free application for federal student aid (fafsa)

briar cliff works with the veterans administration in certifying student enrollment for eligible veterans.  bcu also has a reduced active duty military rate for all online degree completion programs.

for more information, visit briar cliff degree completion programs or fill out an information request form.

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