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Buena Vista University

School Information

610 W 4th St
Storm Lake, Iowa 50588
P: (712) 749-2400
Calendar: Four-one-four plan
Locale: Town: Remote
Open Admissions: Yes
Sector: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Carnegie Basic: Baccalaureate Colleges--Diverse Fields
Religious Affiliation: Presbyterian Church (USA)
Accrediting Agency: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Students & Faculty

  • 3,860Total Students
  • 1,243Male Students
  • 2,617Female Students
  • 65Total Intl Students
  • 29Intl Male Students
  • 36Intl Female Students
  • 246Total Faculty
  • 132Male Faculty
  • 114Female Faculty
  • 13:1Student/Fac Ratio
*All data is provided by the school or compiled from IPEDS as of May 2013

Tuition Information

$ 27,226

Out of State Tuition

$ 885

Books & Supplies

$ 7,770

Room & Board

$ 1,750

Other Expenses

$ 37,631



total applicants

admitted (572)

enrolled (203)

ACT Scores:
25th-75th percentile

Note: 25th-75th percentile ranges show the range of scores achieved by the middle 50% of students who were admitted to the school.

Other Requirements:
Admissions Test Scores?
Other Test?
Do not know
College Prep?

Degrees & Programs

Art Teacher Education
Art/Art Studies, General
Athletic Training/Trainer
Banking and Financial Support Services
Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Teacher Education
Business/Managerial Economics
Chemistry Teacher Education
Chemistry, General
Commercial and Advertising Art
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
Computer Science
Computer Teacher Education
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Curriculum and Instruction
Education, Other
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Environmental Science
Fine and Studio Arts Management
General Studies
History Teacher Education
History, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Management Information Systems and Services, Other
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Mathematics, Other
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music Technology
Organizational Communication, General
Organizational Leadership
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Political Science and Government, Other
Psychology Teacher Education
Psychology, General
Psychology, Other
Public Administration
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Science Teacher Education
Social Studies Teacher Education
Social Work
Spanish Language and Literature
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Speech Teacher Education
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
Theatre Literature, History and Criticism
Theatre/Theatre Arts Management

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