Buena Vista University

Address:
610 W 4th St, Storm Lake, IA 50588
Phone:
712-749-2400
Website:
http://www.bvu.edu
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About Buena Vista University

Buena Vista University is classified as a baccalaureate college with a diverse set of academic offerings. At least 10 percent of all undergraduate degrees awarded are bachelor’s degrees. This mid-sized four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 1,000 to 2,999 degree-seeking students. At least 80% of students are enrolled full time, and half of these students reside on campus. This institution awards 60-79% percent of its bachelor’s degrees within professional fields. No graduate degrees are awarded in fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school only awards master’s degrees in education. According to data for fall enrollment, 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution. Over 90% of the student body are enrolled as undergraduates.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate2,566
 Graduate81
 Total2,647
GenderFemale65%
 Male35%
Student Age% Under 2557%
 % 25 and Over43%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time85%
 % Part-time15%
Race/Ethnicity% White87.9%
 % Black2.5%
 % Asian0.8%
 % Latino3.2%
 % Native American0.7%
 % Race Unknown2.9%
 % International student2%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePrivate
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Academic Information

Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemFour-one-four plan

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal1,366
 % Admitted71%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled27%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRequired
 College Prep CoursesRecommended
 Letter of RecommendationRequired
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT6%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT96%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800553 / 800
 SAT Writing453 / 800530 / 800
 SAT Math460 / 800573 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite20 / 3626 / 36
 ACT English19 / 3626
 ACT Writing / 12 / 12
 ACT Math18 / 3625 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$20
 In-State Tuition & Fees$26,306
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$26,306
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid95%
 % Undergraduates with Loans84%
 % Undergraduates with Grants95%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$875
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$7,582
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$1,625
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$0
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$0

Neighborhood Data for the Storm Lake Area

Median Age28.7
Median Household Income$43,457
Total Population10,437
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total49.8% 50.2%
 Age 0-947.8%52.2%
 Age 10-1755.8%44.2%
 Age 18-2452.4%47.6%
 Age 25-2962.0%38.0%
 Age 30-3941.4%58.6%
 40+48.6%51.4%
Race/Ethnicity% White73.6%
 % Black4.0%
 % Asian7.9%
 % Latino35.7%
 % Native American0.2%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.0%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$7,582
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$455
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