Tuition and Financial Aid

At BVU, we shape your education around your goals, your schedule, and your financial needs.

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How Do I Pay for College?

Ranked a Best Value School among regional universities in the Midwest by U.S. News and World Report, BVU is committed to keeping college tuition affordable. That’s why 100 percent of our students who apply for financial aid receive it. So, whatever you love, we’ll give you all the support you need to pursue it. Alongside thoughtful personal financial planning, our financial assistance program is designed to make it possible for all students to attend BVU.US News Best College 2020

Contact Us

Contact the Buena Vista University Office of Financial Assistance by phone at 800.383.2821 ext. 2164 or fax at 712.749.1451.

Tuition and Financial Aid Information For...

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Future Undergraduate

You are interested in studying on campus in Storm Lake, taking courses at a BVU site, or earning your bachelor’s degree online.

Undergraduate Information
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Future Graduate

You interested in graduate-level study, earning your master’s degree or endorsement online or in a hybrid mode with an on-campus residency.

Graduate Information
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Returning Students

You are a student who has attended Buena Vista University for a semester or more, and are returning for another term.

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You are the parent of a future or current Buena Vista University student and are seeking information specifically for you.

Parent Information

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File for Federal Aid

FAFSA is the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. File your FAFSA early to be one step closer to significant college savings. When you file, be sure to use Buena Vista University’s code: 001847.

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