Marshalltown Community College

Start your journey at Marshalltown Community College 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 MCC's campus, which is conveniently located near Ames, Iowa; Tama, Iowa; and Cedar Rapids, 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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BVU Support Staff

Lynne Bovenmyer
Lynne Bovenmyer
Assistant Director of Online Programs
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Julie Downing
Julie Downing
Education Coordinator/Advisor
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Contact Us

Buena Vista University–Marshalltown
3700 S. Center Street
Marshalltown, Iowa 50158

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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