North Iowa Area Community College: Mason City

Start your journey at North Iowa Area Community College in Mason City 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 NIACC's Mason City campus, which is conveniently located near Forest City, Iowa; Clear Lake, Iowa; Osage, Iowa; Hampton, Iowa; Manly, Iowa; Garner, Iowa; Charles City, Iowa; and Austin, Minnesota.

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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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Molly Suzanne Johnson
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Buena Vista University–Mason City
500 College Drive
Mason City, Iowa 50401

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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