Strategic Partnerships

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have questions about entering a Strategic Partnership with Buena Vista University? Take a look at some common questions and answers, and learn more about the value of the educational benefits you and your organization can receive.

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What are Buena Vista University education benefits?

BVU creates Strategic Partnerships with businesses and other organizations to benefit employees and their family members looking to further their education. 

Online undergraduate programsUp to 30% discount per credit hour
Graduate program in organizational leadershipUp to 30% discount per credit hour
Storm Lake campus undergraduate programsFrom $250, up to $2,000 annually

Who qualifies for education benefits?

Full-time and part-time employees of partner organizations qualify for benefits. In addition, a spouse or domestic partner, and dependents (up to age 26) of full-time employees qualify. All undergraduate programs at BVU (online or on campus) are available for students with a minimum of a high school diploma or GED. The organizational leadership graduate program is available for students with a minimum of a bachelor’s degree. All students must meet the admissions requirements and be accepted into their desired program. 

How do partner employees apply for education benefits?

See the application steps.

What is the cost of BVU tuition?

See a complete listing of BVU tuition and fees. Remember that all tuition numbers are before the Strategic Partner tuition discount. All BVU students receive some form of financial assistance.

What academic programs does Buena Vista University offer?

See a listing of all BVU academic programs.

What is the cost of entering a Strategic Partnership with Buena Vista University?

Education benefits strengthen a current employee benefits package, at no cost to the employer.

Have additional questions?

Contact Laura Todd, Director of Strategic Partnerships at or 712.749.2638.

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Contact Us

Buena Vista University
ATTN: Strategic Partnerships
610 W Fourth Street
Storm Lake, IA 50588

Laura Todd

Laura Todd
Director of Strategic Partnerships