Buena Vista UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Storm Lake, Iowa Private Nonprofit regional Accreditation

$35,194

Avg tuition

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About Buena Vista University

Buena Vista University is a small private university located on a rural campus in Storm Lake, Iowa. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,815, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 57%. The university offers 82 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 60%, and a student-faculty ratio of 7:1. Tuition and fees for students are $35,194.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

57% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate 57%

Retention Rate 70%

Graduation Rate 60%

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 930-1110

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 19-25

Ways to Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.

Learning Environment

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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The student-to-faculty ratio at this school is lower than other schools.

This means there are more faculty for each student, which can create an opportunity for more individualized attention and support in your studies.

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68%

Female Student Population

7:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

2k

Students Enrolled

Demographics

White

73%

Unknown

14%

Hispanic

6%

Black

2%

Two or more races

2%

Non-U.S. Citizen

1%

Asian

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

Information not available

Socio-Economic Diversity

49% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Aid Breakdown

On average, students at this school receive more financial aid than students at other schools.

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Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

49%

State Grant Aid

45%

Institution Grant Aid

100%

Pell Grant

49%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $5,493
State Grant Aid $6,195
Institution Grant Aid $22,474
Pell Grant Aid $4,717
Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.