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Buena Vista University

Founded in 1891, Buena Vista University is an independent university accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, and affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A). BVU’s main 60-acre campus is situated on the shores of beautiful Storm Lake. Enrollment is around 1,000 undergraduate and graduate students at the main campus, with an additional 1,000 students enrolled at BVU Online, Site & Graduate locations throughout Iowa.

Military Friendly Rating

We rate how Military Friendly an organization is within 6 different categories. Learn more about our methodology.

The rating below reflect the extent to which each organization exceeds the benchmark standards for Military Friendly.

Military Friendly
Standard

100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

24.64

Military Friendly
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100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

24.64

Military Friendly
Standard

100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

15.38

Military Friendly
Standard

100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

15.03

Military Friendly
Standard

100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

22.42

Military Friendly
Standard

100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

26.66

Why you should attend?

Over 1,000 students are enrolled at Buena Vista University's Online & Site locations, which has graduated more than 16,000 students since it started almost 40 years ago. Students in the Online & Site program appreciate the pace, academic rigor, class size, and the online or local community college campus class options that their BVU experience gives them. BVU's diverse menu of over 50 different programs offers options that meet your education needs, and you can combine online classes, face-to-face courses, and web-based classes to make scheduling even more convenient.

Top Degrees

Accounting
Biology
Business Administration & Management, General
Computer Science
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Elementary Education
Exercise Science
Health Services Administration
Psychology
Secondary Education & Teaching
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A program that prepares individuals to practice the profession of accounting and to perform related business functions. Includes instruction in accounting principles and theory, financial accounting, managerial accounting, cost accounting, budget control, tax accounting, legal aspects of accounting, auditing, reporting procedures, statement analysis, planning and consulting, business information systems, accounting research methods, professional standards and ethics, and applications to specific for-profit, public, and non-profit organizations.

Tuition & Institution Information

Undergraduate
In State Out of State
Tuition $35,194 $35,194
Fees N/A N/A
Room $4,941 $4,941
Board $4,931 $4,931
Books $999 $999
Other Expenses $2,310 $2,310
Totals $48,375 $48,375
Graduate
In State Out of State
Tuition $9,936 $9,936
Fees N/A N/A
Room N/A N/A
Board N/A N/A
Books $594 $594
Other Expenses $127 $127
Totals N/A N/A