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 253 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 1,229 including undergraduate students.

Briar Cliff University 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://old.briarcliff.edu/apply/application.aspx
Financial Infohttps://www.briarcliff.edu/financial-aid/academic-costs
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Briar Cliff University is $10,530 in average. The school has 253 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 1,229 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 11 graduate programs through Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 5 programs are available online classes.
Briar Cliff Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$10,530
Student Population253
Offered Degrees/ProgramsMaster's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs11 graduate programs
(5 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio11 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Briar Cliff University is $10,530 in average for academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $525. Briar Cliff University offers the alternative tuition plans.
Briar Cliff 2022 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Tuition$9,450
Required Fees$1,080
Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition$525
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 at Briar Cliff
Distance Learning (Online Classes)5 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 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For 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: March 16, 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 $19,187 and the Iowa graduate tuition is $17,029 (public) / $12,765 (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$11,040$19,187
Public$11,040$20,146
Private$19,294
Iowa Graduate Schools$11,125$13,536
Public$11,125$17,029
Private$12,765
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 Costs
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 14 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, 81 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 Degree10650
Doctor's degree - other3129
Post Master's Degree112
Total14881
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Briar Cliff University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Family Practice Nurse/Nursing program with 2 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Business Administration and Management program with 22 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Physical Therapy/Therapist program with 21 completers.
Briar Cliff University offers 14 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 81 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 50 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 29 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 2 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Exercise Physiology0-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] 6 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies0-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science6-
Psychology [+] 3 completers-
Psychology0-
Applied Behavior Analysis3-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (8 completers) 19 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing19-
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing0-
Nursing Education0-
Geriatric Nurse/Nursing0-
Business [+] 22 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management22$64,700
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration0-
Total50
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 29 completers-
Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant0-
Physical Therapy/Therapist21-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing8-
Total29
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 2 completers-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing2-
Total2

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 1,229 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

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