Buena Vista University
#6911 Overall Influence#618 Desirability Rank

Buena Vista University

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.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

2,055

Acceptance

57%

Graduation Rate

53%

Median SAT Score

1030

Median ACT Score

21

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$34,004

Fees (in-state)

$0

IncomeAverage Net Cost
0-30K$15,313
30K-48K$15,563
48K-75K$18,506
75K-110K$22,124
110K+$26,302

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$42,600

Employed

93%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

2K

Under-Grads

2K

Graduates

0K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

610 W 4th St, Storm Lake IA 50588

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

29 per 100k

Violent Crime

5 per 100k

What is Buena Vista University known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#2267 World Rank #845 USA Rank
Computer Science
#2069 World Rank #954 USA Rank
Political Science
#2284 World Rank #1282 USA Rank
History
#3434 World Rank #1340 USA Rank
Biology
#2877 World Rank #1452 USA Rank
Communications
#3031 World Rank #1529 USA Rank
Business
#5154 World Rank #1983 USA Rank
Medical
#5916 World Rank #2337 USA Rank
Education

Other areas of influence

#2796 World Rank #999 USA Rank
Earth Sciences
#4646 World Rank #2257 USA Rank
Nursing
#4799 World Rank #1282 USA Rank
Engineering

Influential People

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 Political Science, Computer Science, and History. Buena Vista University’s most academically influential people include Nelle Peters, Mike Naig, and Darrell R. Lindsey.

Nelle Peters

Architect

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Mike Naig
Mike Naig

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Darrell R. Lindsey
Darrell R. Lindsey

United States Army Air Forces Medal of Honor recipient

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Lindsay Peoples Wagner

American journalist and editor

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Carol Spradling

American computer scientist

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Sonia Mugabo

Rwandan businesswoman, fashion designer

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Sara Hanson

Researcher

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Shelly M. Shelton

Politician

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Nate Bjorkgren

American basketball coach and basketball player

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Jim Fanning

American baseball player, manager and executive

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