Transfer to BVU

Did your first college choice not end up being the best choice? Have your needs changed? Buena Vista University could be right for you.


Buena Vista University accepts transfer students from colleges and universities across the country. If you are considering a transfer to BVU, fill out a Transfer Application, and submit your high school and college transcripts for review.

The Admissions staff reviews all applications and transcripts individually. Decisions are made based on past experiences and your possible "fit" into the University's programs and campus life.

Admissions Requirements and Steps
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Transfer FAQ

We know you have questions about transferring to BVU, and we have answers. Check out our list of frequently asked questions.

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Apply to BVU

Apply- It's easy! No essay or application fee, and we accept students on a rolling basis. You'll know if you're accepted two weeks after completing your file.

Apply to BVU

When you know, you know. $200 will secure your spot at BVU so you can begin planning all that you want to participate in and accomplish at college.

Submit Your Deposit
Housing Application

We want to match you up with the best fit possible, so be honest! Just how late do you like to study, and which residence hall is your first choice?

Housing Application
Visit Campus

You can't make a decision without first traveling to Storm Lake and seeing all we have to offer. There's so much more to see and do, so come live it for a day.

Schedule Your Visit
Request Information

Let's not let any questions go unanswered. Ask us anything you'd like to know before making the big decision, and we'll get back to you right away.

Request Information