Buena Vista University


The next step to becoming a BVU student is to apply!

We're here to help! If you have any questions about the application or experience any problems, call BVU Admissions at 800.383.9600 or e-mail us at admissions@bvu.edu.

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Student Information

Permanent Address

College Mailing Address (if different)

Other Personal Information

Male Female
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Admissions Information

Transfer student Full-time Part-time

If yes, submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

On Campus   Parent's Home Own Residence
Other, please specify:

Off-Campus Living Policy. Students at Buena Vista University must live in university housing and take their meals in the university dining hall unless excused by the Dean of Student Services for one of the following reasons; (1) the student is married; (2) the student is living with parents or a legal guardian; (3) the student is enrolled for less than 12 semester credit hours; (4) the student has lived in residence halls eight previous semesters at Buena Vista University as a full-time student; (5) he or she is at least twenty-three years of age at the time of course registration; (6) the student has been on active duty in the military service for two complete years.

Father's Information

Mother's Information

General Family Information

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Mother Father Guardian
Brothers & Sisters School or College Attended/Attending: High School
Graduation Year
List the name and relationship of any relatives who have attended Buena Vista University:

Optional Fields

Single Married Divorced Separated Widowed Other
Are you Hispanic or Latino? Yes No
American Indian or Alaska Native
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Student Records

School or College Attended: City/State: Mo/Yr to Mo/Yr Reason for Leaving:

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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.