College Deliberately: Buena Vista University

Buena Vista University is a small, private not-for-profit, four or more years University that emphasizes culture, career and character located in the town of Storm Lake, IA. It is known for Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other, Elementary Education and Teaching and Psychology, General.

Buena Vista University

place 610 W 4th St, Storm Lake, IA 50588
phone Phone: (712) 749-2400
web Web: https://www.bvu.edu
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The following information is gathered from a variety of public sources, and is updated annually. The user is advised to visit the accreditor’s site (linked where available) to verify accreditation status before making any decisions.
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Campus StatusInitial Accreditation date
Buena Vista University at Des Moines Central Campus High SchoolInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2014
Mississippi Bend AEA Building in BettendorfInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2015
Accreditors certify that the institution upholds high academic standards, and acts with integrity towards its students. Most institutions are reviewed on a 10-year cycle, with follow-up reviews at the 5-year mark.
See About Accreditation for more information, as well as links to the US Department of Education, which should verify the same info. If the institution’s accreditation standing is in doubt, it is listed here as a ‘note’ or ‘review.’


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Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree


Buena Vista University is in NCAA Division III with football. The largest three sports are:
Sport Total Athletes
Football Men’s 65
Baseball Men’s 40
Soccer Men’s 26

The complete list of sports at Buena Vista University is available for members.


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