Buena Vista University

Storm Lake, IA, USA
3.77 Average Rating

Buena Vista University is a private, 4-year institution established in Storm Lake, Iowa. The college offers over 50 academic programs and 90 majors and minors, with primary focus given to their Science, Education, and Business programs. As the college places a high value on experiential learning, over 36% of students at BVU travel as part of their college career. BVU features the TruePromise program, which assists students in obtaining internships, earning their degree on time, and finding job placement after graduation.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Presbyterian Church (USA)
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Town
In State Students
67%
Out of State Students
26%
0
100
64%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 22
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1010
0
1600
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
2,114
Total Number of Undergrads
1,921
Academic Calendar

Four-one-four plan

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
35%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
46%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
10:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$19,869
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$32,854
Out-of-State Tuition
$32,854
0
100
86%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%
Average Aid Per Year
$22,047
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
34%
66%
Student Organizations
47
Size of Town
Town: Remote
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$41,200
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What Students Are Saying

3.77 Average Rating
Great school with hours and location that are perfectly convenient for a single parent. I love the teachers and they are always there for support.
Larissa from Council Bluffs, IA
I transfered from a community college to Buena Vista University. The college advisors have been so helpful in setting up my classes. I would suggest this college to anyone.
Katrina from Emmetsburg, IA

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