Iowa Lakes Community College: Estherville

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

BVU has an office at ILCC's Estherville campus, which is conveniently located near Emmetsburg, Iowa; Spencer, Iowa; Spirit Lake, Iowa; Okoboji, Iowa; Sheldon, Iowa; Algona, Iowa; Jackson, Minnesota; and Worthington, Minnesota.

Estherville Location

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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Peggy Bates
Peggy Bates
Associate Director of Student Success
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Emily Hamerlinck
Emily Hamerlinck
Education Coordinator/Advisor
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Buena Vista University–Estherville
300 S. 18th Street
Estherville, Iowa 51334

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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