Graduate & Professional Studies Undergraduate Application for Admission

Student Information

Permanent Address

Mailing Address (if different)

Other Personal Information

Yes No

General Information

For which term are you applying?
Terms are eight weeks in length. Terms 1 and 2 combined would be the equivalent of a traditional "fall" semester. Terms 3 and 4 combined would be the equivalent of a traditional "spring" semester.
Will you be applying for financial aid? Yes No
If yes, submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). You may apply for aid online at (link opens in a new window).

Academic History

List all other previously attended Colleges or Universities:(*)
Include: Institution and Address, Dates Attended, Major/Emphasis, and Degree.
Please note: The applicant is responsible for contacting the above schools to have official academic transcripts sent to the Buena Vista University location. Transcripts stamped "Student Issued" are not considered official. Information concerning all college enrollments must be made available to Buena Vista University. Failure to comply with this requirement will result in delay of admission.
Have you graduated from high school or have you earned a GED? (*)
Yes No

Other Information

Felony Conviction Disclaimer

Have you ever been charged with a violation of the law which resulted in probation, a jail sentence or the revocation or suspension of your driver's license?(*)

If you answered yes, please explain the incident:

Directory Information Release

No to information release means exactly that – you will not be listed in the campus directory, your name will not appear in the newspaper for honors or awards. We will NOT verify your enrollment with lenders or potential employers.

Optional Fields

Single Married Divorced Separated Widowed Other
Baptist Catholic Disciples of Christ Jewish Lutheran Methodist
Presbyterian Episcopal   Other:
Are you Hispanic or Latino?
Yes No
Select one or more of the following racial categories to describe yourself:
American Indian or Alaska Native
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Buena Vista University does not discriminate on the basis of color, national origin, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation or handicap in our admission process. Buena Vista University has an Open Admission Policy which we feel enhances the collegiate experience by insuring a diverse student population. No admission fee is required. The University respects the confidentiality of each document it receives including all transcripts, records, and test results used for purpose of evaluation and placement.

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