Buena Vista University

The Buena Vista University is established in and located at Storm Lake, Iowa 50588. Being part of public higher education institution that offers 72 degrees of study overall and has a common calendar system as Four-one-four plan . The Buena Vista University provides Private not-for-profit‚ 4-year or above and has Town: Remote setting for the students.

The programs that are offered in Buena Vista University consists of Graduate degree or certificate offering, Undergraduate degree or certificate offering, Master’s degree, Master’s degree in more than 21 Subject areas as well as 72 specializations.

Contact Details

610 W 4th St
Storm Lake, IA 50588
Ph: 2147483647
Fax: 0
Official Website

Buena Vista University
: Private not-for-profit‚ 4-year or above
Awards offered
Graduate degree or certificate offering
Undergraduate degree or certificate offering
Master’s degree
Master’s degree
: Yes
Calendar system
: Four-one-four plan

Admissions & Requirements

Buena Vista University Undergraduate application fees is $0 and Graduate application fees $0. Below table’s shows Buena Vista University admission requirements, Act and SAT test scores percentile.

Admissions : www.bvu.edu/admissions/

Applications: www.bvu.edu/apply/


  Required Recommended Neither Required nor Recommended
Secondary school GPA    
Secondary school rank    
Secondary school record    
Completion of college-preparatory program    
Formal demonstration of competencies    
Admission test scores    
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)    

SAT & ACT Tests Statistics

Test Scores 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
ACT Composite 20 25
ACT English 18 24
ACT Math 18 25

Tuition & Financial Aid

Financial Aid:



Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Average Tuition for Full-Time Undergraduates $29,448 $990
Required Fees for Full-Time Undergraduates $29,448 $990
Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Undergraduates $29,448 $990
Average Tuition Full-Time Graduates $464
Required Fees for Full-Time Graduates $464
Per Credit Hour Charge Part-Time Graduates $464

Historical Expenses Data

campus 2013-14 2012-13 2011-12 2010-11
On campus, room and board $8,506 $8,180 $7,770 $7,582
On campus, other expenses $1,750 $1,750 $1,750 $1,625
Off campus (not with family), room and board $5,494 $5,541 $5,612 $5,692
Off campus (not with family), other expenses $6,196 $6,249 $6,328 $6,418
Off campus (with family), other expenses $4,250 $4,250 $4,250 $4,260


Sports NCAA/NAIA member NCAA/NAIA conference number
Football Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conf
Basketball Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conf
Baseball Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conf
Cross Country/Track Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conf

Buena Vista University Majors with degree levels

The Buena Vista University is up with semester based academics that offer 72 majors.

  • Bachelor Degree : 68 Majors
  • Master Degree : 4 Majors

Natural Resources and Conservation

Communication‚ Journalism‚ and Related Programs

Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services


Foreign Languages‚ Literatures‚ and Linguistics

English Language and Literature/Letters

Liberal Arts and Sciences‚ General Studies and Humanities

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Parks‚ Recreation‚ Leisure and Fitness Studies

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences


Homeland Security‚ Law Enforcement‚ Firefighting‚ and Related Protective Service

Public Administration and Social Service Professions

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

Health Professions and Related Programs

Business‚ Management‚ Marketing‚ and Related Support Services


Note: Information stated about Buena Vista University College are been referred from IPDES. For the updated information like Application Cost, Admission requirements, Tuition fee, Majors and for more, please visit the official website of Buena Vista University College.