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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Recommended
Recommendations: Required
Secondary School GPA: Required
Secondary School Rank: Required
Secondary School Record: Required
TOEFL: Required

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Special Factors

AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: Yes

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Contact Info

610 W 4th St Storm Lake, IA 50588
Phone: (712) 749-2400
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Buena Vista University
  • Located in Storm Lake, IA
  • Private not-for-profit
  • 2,706 students enrolled
  • 63% admitted
  • $32,210 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Katrina from Emmetsburg, IA
  • I am a current student here

    Do some research into different colleges that may interest you. Also make sure before you choose this school that you are financially prepared for the cost. I would highly suggest talking to an admissions counselor to discuss your path.

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  • Abigail from Waukee, IA
  • I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Figure out your major quickly, it makes life less stressful if you know what you want going into college.

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  • Makenzie from Glenville, MN
  • I am a current student here

    In order to experience BVU (or whatever college you decide) in a positive way, I strongly believe in keeping up with your financial aid and applying for scholarships. School can get expensive, so make sure you don't let that affect your college experience negatively.

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  • Amanda from Marshalltown, IA
  • I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Classes are only 8 weeks long so make sure to have your books on the first day of class because you will start work right away.

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