Briar Cliff University Graduate Schools

Briar Cliff University (referred to as Briar Cliff) is a Private, 4 years school located in Sioux City, IA. It is classified as a Baccalaureate College - Diverse Fields school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree- professional practice. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Briar Cliff University is $10,530 in average. The school has 259 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 1,076 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Briar Cliff University (referred to as Briar Cliff) is a Private, 4 years school located in Sioux City, IA. It is classified as a Baccalaureate College - Diverse Fields school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree- professional practice.
The school is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/1945 - Current[Estimated Date]).
Briar Cliff Directory Information
School NameBriar Cliff University (Briar Cliff)
Address3303 Rebecca Street, Sioux City, IA 51104
Phone712-279-5321
Webhttps://www.briarcliff.edu
Online Applicationhttps://apply.briarcliff.edu/Ellucian.ERecruiting.Web.External/Pages/Welcome.aspx
Financial Infohttps://www.briarcliff.edu/future-chargers/tuition-and-aid/costs-and-financial-aid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Briar Cliff University is $10,530 in average. The school has 259 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 1,076 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 67 graduate programs through Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 11 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$10,530
Student Population259
Offered Degrees/ProgramsMaster's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs67 graduate programs
(11 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio11 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Briar Cliff University is $10,530 in average for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $525.
Briar Cliff University offers the alternative tuition plans.
Briar Cliff University offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)11 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of Briar Cliff University is $10,530. The graduate tuition & fees are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
TuitionFees
2017-2018$8,280$990
2018-2019$9,414$990
2019-2020$9,450$1,080
2020-2021$9,450$1,080
2021-2022$9,450$1,080
The graduate school tuition & fees of Briar Cliff is average compared to private graduate schools in Iowa. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,204 and the Iowa graduate tuition is $17,029 (public) / $13,155 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Briar Cliff University$10,530
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
Iowa Graduate Schools$11,111$13,833
Public$11,125$17,029
Private$13,155
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $13,526 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Briar Cliff University. On-campus living costs are increased by 1.99% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $12,852. Off-campus living costs are increased by 2.16% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$8,640$3,215$8,640$3,215
2018-2019$8,896$3,297$8,896$3,173
2019-2020$9,384$3,744$8,736$3,744
2020-2021$9,522$3,740$8,840$3,740
2021-2022$9,582$3,944$8,908$3,944
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $525 at Briar Cliff University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2017-2018$515
2018-2019$523
2019-2020$525
2020-2021$525
2021-2022$525

Graduate Programs at Briar Cliff

Briar Cliff University offers 16 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 85 students have completed their study at Briar Cliff University.
Offered Degrees at Briar Cliff University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree10643
Doctor's degree - other3134
Post Master's Degree338
Total161085
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Briar Cliff University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing program with 5 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Family Practice Nurse/Nursing program with 25 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Physical Therapy/Therapist program with 31 completers.
Briar Cliff University offers 16 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 85 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 43 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 34 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 8 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (1 completers) 0 completers-
Education0-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Exercise Physiology0-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 0 completers-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science0-
Psychology [+] 0 completers-
Applied Behavior Analysis0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (4 completers) 27 completers-
0-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing25-
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing2-
Geriatric Nurse/Nursing0-
Business [+] 16 completers-
Business Administration and Management16$64,700
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration0-
Total43
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 34 completers-
Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant0-
Physical Therapy/Therapist31-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing3-
Total34
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 8 completers-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing2-
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing5-
Geriatric Nurse/Nursing1-
Total8

Graduate Student Population at Briar Cliff

For academic year 2021-2022, total 259 students enrolled into Briar Cliff University graduate schools where it has total 1,076 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 105 full-time and 154 part-time graduate students. By gender, 77 male and 182 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total25977182
Full-time1054560
Part-tme15432122
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 206 White (79.54%), 19 Black/African American (7.34%), 17 Hispanic (6.56%), 6 Asian (2.32%), and 11 students with other races. 4 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total25977182
American Indian/Native American101
Asian615
Black/African American19712
Hispanic1798
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White20653153
Two More532
Un-Known101
Non-resident Alien440
Briar Cliff University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 166 graduate students (64.09% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively . The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total259
Enrolled Online Exclusively166
Enrolled Some Online Courses0
Not in Online Courses93
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Briar Cliff University. 83 students are aged 20 to 24 (32.05% of total students), 9 students are aged above 50 (3.47%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Briar Cliff University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total25977182
Age 20-21505
Age 22-24783444
Age 25-29742846
Age 30-3428523
Age 35-3924222
Age 40-4932032
Age 50-64817
Over 64110
Age Un-Known963

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