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What BVU Fin Aid Are You Eligible For?

Most students won’t pay the advertised price of a school. Instead, they will be provided with a financial aid plan that includes a mix of scholarships, grants, loans, and work-study. But some kinds of aid are more desirable than others, and some students will get more than others.

Just how much financial aid will actually be accessible to you? Find answers to your questions here.

How Much Financial Assistance is Offered?

$35,537 is the normal Buena Vista University's freshman financial aid offer. Around 100.0% of incoming students obtain some kind of financial assistance, the majority of which is scholarships and grants.

College Reductions

Financial aid consists of scholarships, grants, and student loans. However, student loans have to be paid back, so they are not a true discount.

College Loans at BVU

A college loan isn't a true college price reduction, but rather an outcome to consider. Discover how much student loan debt from BVU you could end up dealing with.

How Much Aid Is Available in Grants & Scholarships?

The next numbers apply to scholarships and grants largely provided by the school itself.

100.0% of freshmen (200 total) were given scholarships at Buena Vista University, averaging $22,474 per person. This puts it in the top 20th percentile of all colleges in the country.

99 freshman students also received a grant. About 49.0% of BVU freshmen received grants with an average of $5,493 each recipient.

The chart below shows the typical amount of grant and scholarship aid given to all first year students.

What's the Difference Between Scholarships & Grants?

Scholarships are merit-based, while grants are given based on financial need.

Financial Aid by Income Level

Determine how much grant and scholarship assistance you may expect to obtain based on your income level. The chart following displays freshmen receiving federal Title IV aid including PLUS loans.

Income LevelPercent of FreshmanAverage Assistance
Income 0-30k16.4%$32,346
Income 30k-48k10.0%$33,783
Income 48k-75k21.4%$31,264
Income 75k-110k22.4%$28,436
Income 110k +18.9%$21,740
Title IV Aid

The graph above displays students who are receiving Title IV aid which is federal assistance from the government in the form of loans, grants or work-study. Learn more.

Grants & Scholarships for All Undergrads Is $15,711

Of the 1,619 undergraduates at Buena Vista University about 85.0% (1,379 total) get some kind of grant aid. The average amount granted was $15,711.

Looking for Detail About Tuition and Fees Costs?

Go to the Tuition and Fees page or the Cost Per Credit Hour page to find out more.

Buena Vista University Financial Aid Information

Financial Aid Department Website
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