Briar Cliff University
Briar Cliff University is one of the thirty-three private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in Iowa. The campus is located in an urban area, in Sioux City.According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 1,186 students attend the school. Every year 42% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.
Briar Cliff University's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $28,650, and fees were $1,136. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $28,650 and $1,136 respectively.
|Campus LocaleSmall City|
|Number of Students1,186|
|Student to Faculty Ratio11:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation |
|On Campus HousingYes|
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission|
01/01/1945 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program|
07/30/2007 - 12/31/2011
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program|
04/01/1983 - 12/31/2011
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels|
10/29/2011 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels|
10/29/2011 - Current
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$991/credit|
|In State Students||$991/credit|
|Out of State Students||$991/credit|
|In District Students||$515/credit|
|In State Students||$515/credit|
|Out of State Students||$515/credit|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 98% of Briar Cliff University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||31%||$1,097|
|State Grant & Scholarships||37%||$7,109|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||97%||$18,189|
|Federal Student Loans||89%||$7,775|
$18,409Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$19,717|
|$30,001 to $48,000$21,033|
|$48,001 to $75,000$19,876|
|$75,001 to $110,000$25,214|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Iowa state board of nursing.