Buena Vista University

International Student Application

all fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required

1. Application Information

*Program Sought:

*Term and Year of Entry:

2. Personal Information

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Contact Information

Emergency Contact Information

Father's Information

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Mother's Information

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*3. Educational Background

List every school secondary, senior school, college, university and technical school you have attended or are now attending. Give dates of attendance and certificates, degrees or diplomas received. Attach transcripts from secondary/senior school, college, university and technical schools attended.

Name and Type of InstitutionLocationDates AttendedDegree or Diploma ReceivedMajor Field of StudyDate of Award

*4. Standard Tests - Submit Official Copies


*5. Financial Affidavit

I/We , hereby state that I am/We are the  of .

I/We will take full/partial financial responsibility for his/her educational and living expenses for the duration of his/her studies at your institution. I/We will send to Buena Vista University, 610 West Fourth Street, Storm Lake, Iowa 50588, official bank statement(s) signed by a bank official evidencing the total U.S. Dollar equivalent of $.
I/We , hereby certify that I have funds available for my education at your institution in the U.S. Dollar amount of $, as evidenced by official bank statement(s) signed by a bank official, which I will send to Buena Vista University, 610 West Fourth Street, Storm Lake, Iowa 50588.

Check List - Admissions Requirements for International Students at Buena Vista University

All documents must be original or attested/certified copy.

I. Submit an International Application for Admission.
II. Submit official records with English translations from every academic institution attended beginning with the first year of secondary school.
III. Submit TOEFL or IELTS score.
IV. Submit a certified bank statement, from either a parent or legal guardian.
V. Submit a copy of your passport.

The admissions committee will determine eligibility for admission after the above information has been received. The I-20 will be sent once the student has been offered admission.
VI. Fall application deadline: May 1. Spring application deadline:October 1.

7. Statement

I certify that I have accurately completed this application and will send all required documents. I request that my application be considered for admission into your university.

By clicking the Submit button, you are confirming that all the information contained on this application is correct, complete, and honestly represented. If this is correct, please submit the form above.

Any personal information submitted on this page is for the specified use of Buena Vista University and will only be used by Buena Vista University.

Buena Vista University does not discriminate on the basis on an individual's actual or perceived race, color, ethnicity, creed, religion or religious belief, citizenship status, sex, marital status, disability, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, military service or affiliation, genetic information, age, or any other basis protected by federal or state law in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarships and loan programs, athletic program, and all other University programs and activities, and does not tolerate such discrimination or harassment of and by its faculty, administration, staff, students, and visitors.

Sex discrimination is prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. It addresses all forms of sexual discrimination, including sexual harassment, sexual violence, sexual assault and intimate partner violence. Buena Vista University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in conformance with Title IX.