Undergraduate Tuition and Financial Aid

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Tuition & Fees

We demonstrate our belief in our students by providing the quality and benefit of a private college education at a reasonable and affordable cost.

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Scholarships and Grants

BVU funds institutional scholarships, awards and grants that recognize the unique contribution each student brings to our academic community.

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Ranked a Best Value School by U.S. News and World Report, BVU is committed to keeping college tuition affordable. Estimate your college costs, scholarships, and merit awards with this helpful tool.

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Tuition & Fees

At Buena Vista University, we demonstrate our belief in our students by providing the quality and benefit of a private college education at a reasonable and affordable cost.

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Loans and Grants

There are loan and grant options available for students studying online.

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Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship

BVU awards up to $40,000 in scholarships annually across all BVU sites through the Phi Theta Kappa scholarship. To be eligible, applicants must be a member in good standing of the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society and must have graduated with an associate's degree.

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File for Federal Aid

FAFSA is the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. File your FAFSA early to be one step closer to significant college savings. When you file, be sure to use Buena Vista University's code:  001847.

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