Iowa Western Community College: Council Bluffs

Start your journey at Iowa Western Community College in Council Bluffs and complete your bachelor's degree from Buena Vista University without leaving home. We offer convenient, affordable courses delivered in online formats. 

BVU has an office at IWCC's Council Bluffs campus conveniently located near Omaha, Nebraska; Bellevue, Nebraska; Missouri Valley, Iowa; Atlantic, Iowa; Glenwood, Iowa; and Red Oak, Iowa.

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Transfer to BVU

BVU has transfer agreements with Iowa’s community colleges, helping you get the most out of your hard-earned credits.

Contact an academic advisor at 712.749.1000 to see how your credits will transfer.

In 2018, the median of bachelor's degree holders earned

$1,344 more per month

than those with only associate degrees.

U.S. Dept. of Labor

Affordable Degrees

We want to make quality college education affordable for everyone. We’ll help you see if you qualify for loans or grants.

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Contact Us

Buena Vista University–Council Bluffs
2700 College Road
Council Bluffs, Iowa 51503-1057

Term Start Dates:

Term 1: Aug. 28, 2023
Term 2: Oct. 23, 2023
Term 3: Jan. 8, 2024
Term 4: March 4, 2024
Term 5: May 6, 2024
Term 6: July 1, 2024

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