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Pursue a private, liberal arts education that shapes more than your résumé — it shapes your character. Home to more than 1,100 students from 31 states and nine countries, Briar Cliff provides a powerful sense of community. We are the Catholic Franciscan Learning Place, where each person’s dignity is appreciated and celebrated. Request more info »

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Out of a hill covered in briar patches, a thriving university sprouted.

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Dec 4, 2014

Briar Cliff students served up smiles, great food and plenty of holiday cheer at the annual Christmas Party for People with Disabilities.

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