Buena Vista University

610 W 4th St
Storm Lake, IA 50588
(712) 749-2400
http://www.bvu.edu

General

  • Type of college: 4-year Private not-for-profit
  • Total student population: 2,647
  • Undergraduate population: 2,566
  • Student to faculty ratio: 13 to 1

Tuition, Room & Board, Books & Supplies and Other Fees

  • Total cost for in-state students living on campus: $33,532
  • Total cost for out-of-state students living on campus: $32,788
  • Total cost for in-state students living off campus: unavailable
  • Total cost for out-of-state students living off campus: unavailable

Financial Aid Provided

  • Students receiving financial aid: 98%
  • Average financial aid received per student: $7,507
  • Students receiving Pell grants: 39%
  • Average Pell grant received per student: $2,821
  • Students receiving federal aid: 39%
  • Average federal aid received per student: $4,495
  • Students receiving state aid: 61%
  • Students receiving institutional aid: 98%

Admissions

  • Total applicants: 1,309
  • Percent admitted: 75%
  • Percent admitted (men): 77%
  • Percent admitted (women): 74%
  • Average SAT critical reading scores (25th percentile, 75th percentile): 380, 440
  • Average SAT math scores (25th percentile, 75th percentile): 390, 520
  • Average SAT writing scores (25th percentile, 75th percentile): 330, 430

Enrollment

  • Total enrolled (Fall 2008): 2,478
  • Male students (Fall 2008): 35%
  • Female students (Fall 2008): 65%

Graduation

  • Graduation rate: 61%
  • Graduation rate (men): 59%
  • Graduation rate (women): 63%

Degrees Offered

  • Bachelors
  • Masters