Buena Vista University

#6614 / #1801
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
Most Desirable School

Private university in Storm Lake, Iowa

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About Buena Vista University

According to Wikipedia, Buena Vista University is a private university in Storm Lake, Iowa. Founded in 1891 as Buena Vista College, it is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church. The university's campus is situated on the shores of Storm Lake, a natural lake.

Buena Vista University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate Median SAT Score Median ACT Score
1,787 56% 62% 1020 22

How Much Does Buena Vista University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
Price by Family Income
Income Average Net Cost
0 - 30K $14,210
30K - 48K $12,773
48K - 75K $15,292
75K - 110K $18,120
110K+ $24,816

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do Buena Vista University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Buena Vista University, then you can expect to earn an average of $42,600 per year. You also have a 93% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Buena Vista University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student Body Under-Grads Graduates
1,763 1,513 250

Where is Buena Vista University?

Buena Vista University is located at 610 W 4th St, Storm Lake IA 50588

How Safe is Buena Vista University?

Storm Lake has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Buena Vista University Known For?

Buena Vista University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Buena Vista University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Buena Vista University's Most Influential Alumni?

Buena Vista University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Criminal Justice, Social Work, and Computer Science. Here are some of Buena Vista University's most famous alumni:

Darrell R. Lindsey
Darrell R. Lindsey
A United States Army Air Forces Medal of Honor recipient.
Carol Spradling
An American computer scientist.
Lindsay Peoples Wagner
An American journalist and editor.
Nelle Peters
An Architect .
Jim Fanning
An American baseball player, manager and executive .
Mike Naig
Mike Naig
An American farmer and politician.
Nate Bjorkgren
An American basketball coach and basketball player.
Jesse Schmidt
An Arena Football League player.
Joel West
An American actor and model.
Sonia Mugabo
A Rwandan businesswoman, fashion designer.
Carlos Martínez
A Player of American football.
Shelly M. Shelton
An American politician.