Student Experience

You could earn an education many places, but no other institution has your back like BVU. Our campus community is only as strong as the people who are a part of it. So be ready to work together to build one another up, to create lasting change, and to have a great time in the process. Being a BVU student is not just about earning a degree — it’s about making things better.

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Where will you earn your degree?

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On Campus

Earn an undergraduate degree on our campus in Storm Lake, Iowa.

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Earn or complete your bachelor’s degree at one of our locations throughout Iowa.

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Earn a bachelor’s degree, master’s degree, or endorsement fully online.

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Doers, cultivators, and creators

Together, We Build

Every single day we come to BVU ready to create change and eager to make a difference. Together, we build stronger rural and global spaces and inspire communities that support and encourage one another. See what we're all about.

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Support from Exploration to Graduation

No matter how you earn your degree, being a BVU student means you have access to a supportive environment where your goals become our focus. Our faculty is in your corner from day one. 

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Innovating for Better Communities

We’re rooted in Iowa — with impact around the globe. As a BVU Beaver your degree will stretch you to the point of transformation. You’ll graduate equipped and empowered to make your mark on the world. We’re building the future at BVU — but not without students like you. 

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