Council Bluffs
Iowa Western Community College

In July 1976, BVU Graduate & Professional Studies located in Council Bluffs opened on the Iowa Western Community College campus to serve southwest Iowa and the Council Bluffs-Omaha area. The office is located in Ashley Hall, Suite AH 149, on the IWCC Council Bluffs campus. Selected endorsement courses are available in a weekend format. 


Council Bluffs Contact Information

Phone: 712.749.1990
Email: councilb@bvu.edu

BVU Graduate & Professional Studies
2700 College Road
Council Bluffs, Iowa 51503-1057

Term Dates for BVU Council Bluffs

December 11, 2014 Term 2 Ends
January 5, 2015 Term 3 Begins
February 26, 2015 Term 3 Ends
March 2, 2015 Term 4 Begins
April 30, 2015 Term 4 Ends
May 4, 2015 Term 5 Begins
June 25, 2015 Term 5 Ends
June 29, 2015 Term 6 Begins
August 20, 2015 Term 6 Ends

BVU Council Bluffs programs

Certain programs at BVU require partial or complete online course work. To learn more, please contact an advisor at 712.749.1000.

Combine Face-to-face and Online programs for ultimate flexibility!

Not seeing your program in Council Bluffs? Many BVU students like you choose to combine the comfort and familiarity of taking face-to-face courses at a BVU location with the flexibility and convenience of online programs.

See BVU Online Programs

Transfer to BVU Council Bluffs

Transfer Done Right

100 percent of Associate of Arts degree credits from our community college partners transfer to BVU. Most AA degrees require 68 credits, and we make sure that they all transfer to BVU. Talk about saving time and money!

Contact a personal advisor at 712.749.1000 to see how your credits will transfer.

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 Graduate & Professional Studies.

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

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