We prepare students for lifelong success through transformational educational experiences.
At Buena Vista University every student will unlock their greatest potential to build better lives and stronger communities.
Education for Service
Our Strategic Plan leads the University into a new era of claiming our identity as a premier higher education institution in the region. Learn About the Plan
We appreciate the connectedness of our community, where every member is respected, included, and valued, and each contributes to the community through service and stewardship of resources.
We embrace curiosity, lifelong learning, continuous improvement, and innovation to achieve personal, professional, and institutional growth.
We accept the challenge of building on our institutional history of resilience, valuing the wisdom and inspiration gained by overcoming adversity with adaptability, creativity, and integrity.
Find out how you can become a student at BVU.