Buena Vista University


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Buena Vista University


  • 78% have a job after 6 months
  • N/A have a job after 1 year
  • N/A have a job after 2 years


$22,556 / year

Room and Board


Application deadline


Application fee


Educational Resources


  • Member of library consortia.
  • 139,101 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 654 current serial subscriptions.
  • 41,361 microforms.
  • 5,382 Audio/Visual items.
  • 10,586 e-books.

Museums & Art

Art Gallery



  • Students are required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft
  • 25 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 158 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 0 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 0 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all school buildings and on all school property
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 10,000 students can be on the network at once.



nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service


reading, math, writing, study skills


minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, psychological, birth control, religious


on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, interest inventory, interview training

Campus Safety

late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life



  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 88% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 4% of housing units are Singles.
  • 96% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 0% of housing units are Triples.
  • In total, there are 9 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 44% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.


  • 60% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Buenafication Day, William W. Siebens American Heritage Lecture Series
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 75 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Alpha Mu Gamma (Foreign Language), Alpha Psi Omega (Drama), Kappa Delta Pi (Education), Mu Kappa Tau (Marketing), Phi Alpha Honor Society
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Fellowship of Christian Athletes
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Multicultural Club, African American Student Union, Student Organization of Latinos, International Club, Women of Color
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) College Democrats, College Republicans, Circle-K, Psychology Club, Beaver Brothers and Sisters, BV Buddies, Community Bridge Builders, Kenpo Karate Club, Rotoract, Habitat for Humanity, Social Work Club, Spanish Club, Student Activities Board, Student Ambassadors, Students Concerned About Tomorrow’s Environment, Teachers Inc, Debate Team, Drill Team, Graphic Design Club, Outdoor Adventure Club, Science Club
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Tack / weekly


  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Sioux City, IA (70), Omaha, NE (120)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Des Moines, IA (150)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Sioux City, IA (70)
  • Public transportation does not serve the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 50% of students have a car on campus


  • School employment is not available.
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.
  • There are 0 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • 0% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 0 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses
  • 0% of students are sorority members.


  • Army ROTC: Not offered
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors

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