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BVU Named a Best Value School by U.S. News & World Report

Buena Vista University is ranked No. 4 in the 2020 U.S. News and World Report Best Value School Among Regional Universities in the Midwest. The ranking among 69 Midwest Universities is 28 spots ahead of the closest Iowa institution in this category.

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Big Freshman Class Helps Make History at BVU

Thanks in part to new programs, Buena Vista University welcomed 282 freshmen, transfer students, and international scholars to campus. The group represents the second largest collection of new students since 2010.

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BVU Student Serves Newton Police Department

As part of the internship, Lauren Slings had experiences in the canine unit, parking enforcement, and SWAT team. This is her second internship this year, following a January psychology internship serving Polk County Crisis and Advocacy.

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Clayton Christian

BVU Accounting Major Counts Five Internships

Clayton Christian, an accounting major, finishes his internship while counting the days until his senior year begins at BVU. The Beaver pitcher is anxious to make his mark on the diamond and in the business world.

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BVU Dad Aims to be First Doctor in the Family

Kevin Pernick departed the West Coast, ultimately landing in northwest Iowa with a position at a local bank. Along the way, he earned a BVU bachelor’s degree in banking and finance, then a master’s degree.

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