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Buena Vista University Spencer was established in 1976 in partnership with Iowa Lakes Community College. The partnership with Iowa Lakes Community College expanded to include programs in Estherville in 1994, Spirit Lake in 1996 and Emmetsburg in 1997.
- Regional Director
Kelli Larsen | 712.749.1973 | LarsenK@bvu.edu
- Assistant Director
Peggy Bates | 712.749.1972 (Call or Text) | firstname.lastname@example.org
- Academic Advisor
Sherry Wassom | 712.749.1971 | email@example.com
- Education Coordinator/Advisor
Emily Hamerlinck | 712.749.1961 | firstname.lastname@example.org
- Financial Specialist
Jayne Berends | 712.749.1967 (Call or Text) | email@example.com
Jill Barr | 712.749.1976 (Call or Text) | firstname.lastname@example.org
Many colleges have full articulation agreements with Buena Vista University. Students who have completed an approved associate's degree at these colleges can seamlessly move on to complete a bachelor's degree through Buena Vista University.
BVU has full articulation agreements with these colleges:
- Des Moines Area Community College
- Ellsworth Community College
- Iowa Central Community College
- Indian Hills Community College
- Iowa Lakes Community College
- Iowa Western Community College
- Marshalltown Community College
- Metropolitan Community College
- Minnesota West Community & Technical College
- North Iowa Area Community College
- Southwestern Community College
- Western Iowa Tech Community College
Conveniently located near: Emmetsburg, Iowa; Estherville, Iowa; Spencer, Iowa; Spirit Lake, Iowa; Okoboji, Iowa; Sheldon, Iowa; Algona, Iowa; Jackson, Minnesota; Worthington, MinnesotaConnect with us:
Buena Vista University–Spencer
1900 N. Grand Avenue
Spencer, Iowa 51301
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