Earn Your Degree

Online and Hybrid Experience

Finish your degree without pausing your life

Discover a wide range of undergraduate and graduate degrees with BVU’s online and hybrid programs. You’ll get the benefits of proven academic excellence and support with the convenience of completing courses on your own schedule. Become a Beaver online, and see where quality education can take you—without disrupting your life.

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Flexible Courses

Courses that fit into your life! With classes starting six times per year, you can conveniently fit our eight-week courses into your busy schedule.

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Unparalleled Support

From start to finish, your student success specialist, advisor, and financial specialist are here for you. We are devoted to your success!

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Easy Transfer

Start with one of our community college partners and transfer your credits to BVU. We have transfer agreements with many of Iowa’s community colleges.

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Success and Connections

BVU has been a leader in online education for 15+ years. Build connections through our growing network of more than 28,000 alumni.  

Katelyn Warburton

Convenient, Flexible, and Built for You

Kaetlyn is working on her undergraduate degree through online and hybrid classes which can be taken from any location, without sacrificing the quality of education. She attends BVU while working part-time as a teacher’s assistant at Johnson Elementary School in Spencer.

I don’t have to leave my house to attend class. I’m thankful I could stay close to home and be able to work while going to college. It’s been awesome.

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How to Hybrid

BVU online and hybrid students attend class virtually once a week. With online tools like Zoom and Canvas, it's easy to interact with your classmates and keep in touch with your professors. Let's go online with a student and see how easy it really is!

Connect Through a Community College

Start at an Iowa community college and finish fully online with BVU. More than 10 community colleges in the state have partnered with BVU so that you can earn your bachelor's degree 100 percent online.


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West Burlington

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Be the First

I looked into BVU because my supervisor suggested it, and I discovered that I could get my entire degree online. I liked that I could do it all on my own time. I was the first one in my family to graduate high school and the only one that has gone to college, so it was an accomplishment for me.

Martha Campos, BVU Online Grad
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Dhaval Bhatt

Connected Community, Strong Support

After earning his bachelor's degree from BVU, Dhaval Bhatt pursues his masters's in organizational leadership while living in California. Thanks to expert faculty dedicated to his success, it has been a positive experience.

I’m having the same experience I did as an undergraduate through BVU - I continue to work at my job while getting the support I need from all my BVU instructors. It is so easy to email, text, or call my professors as I continue to learn.

Your BVU Support Staff

Norma Azpeitia
Norma Azpeitia
Education Coordinator/Advisor
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Marissa Moats
Marissa Barton
Enrollment Counselor
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Peggy Bates
Peggy Bates
Assistant Director of Student Success
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Vicky Bell
Vicky Bell
Academic Advisor
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Lynne Bovenmyer
Lynne Bovenmyer
Assistant Director of Student Success
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Julie Downing
Julie Downing
Education Coordinator/Advisor
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Emily Hamerlinck
Emily Hamerlinck
Education Coordinator/Advisor
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Molly Suzanne Johnson
Molly Suzanne Johnson
Academic Advisor
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Jenna Shepherd
Jenna Shepherd
Education Coordinator/Advisor
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Jen Stockdall
Jen Stockdall
Assistant Director of Enrollment
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Barb Tornow
Barb Tornow
Education Coordinator/Advisor
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Sherry Wassom
Sherry Wassom
Student Development Specialist
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