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Briar Cliff is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. It was founded as a two-year college for women in 1930, became a four-year college in 1937, and adopted coeducation in 1966. Its 70-acre campus is located near downtown Sioux City.

Website: www.briarcliff.edu/

Private
Co-ed
1,117
Undergraduate
Students
(55.5%) 620 Women
(44.5%) 497 Men
199
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
51% of 1,741 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
 

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.23
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
18-24 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$43,426
Tuition and Fees
$29,786
Room and Board
$9,086
Average Percent of Need Met
30%
Average Freshman Award
$33,359
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$29,484
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Other
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
64
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 36% of classes
10-19 students: 31% of classes
20-29 students: 19% of classes
30-39 students: 4% of classes
40-49 students: 5% of classes
50-99 students: 4% of classes
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Campus Life

Sioux City Population
82,459
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
30% of all students
Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Chargers
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
2.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.3% Asian
9.8% Black/African-American
16.0% Hispanic/Latino
1.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.9% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
68.9% White
0.0% Unknown
International Students
4.1%
First-Year Students Returning
78.9%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
36.7%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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