Buena Vista University
Storm Lake, Iowa 50588
      
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What Makes Us Special

About Buena Vista University

Buena Vista University offers majors and pre-professional programs that prepare students for lifelong success. Quality academic programs result in 97 percent of BVU’s recent graduates being employed or enrolled in graduate/professional schools within six months of graduation. Generous merit and need-based financial aid programs make BVU an affordable option for all students and has led U.S. News & World Report to rank BVU as the third best value school among Midwest Regional Colleges.

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Admissions  Help

Middle 50% ACT Range For Freshman Class

English20-25
Mathematics19-25

Average High School GPA of Freshman Class: 3.46

Freshman Class Geographical Profile  Help

Enrollment  Help

Gender: All Undergraduates  Help

Women 51%
Men 49%

Diversity: All Undergraduates  Help

Freshmen Returning For Sophomore Year: 73%  Help


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Price of Attendance in 2014-15  Help

Percent of Freshmen Receiving Aid by Type  Help

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Tuition and Fees History  Help

About Our Faculty  Help

Faculty Information

Student Faculty Ratio 9:1

Undergraduate Class Size

Number of Students 2-19 20-39 40-99 100+ Total
Number of Classes 246 63 4 0 313

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