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How Much Does it Cost to Stay at BVU ?

There are additional costs associated with going to college besides tuition. Find out exactly how much you will end up paying to go to Buena Vista University .

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BVU Housing and Meal Plan Costs

BVU prices housing and dining separately. The on-campus housing charge for any average student was $4,941 in 2020, and the cost of a standard dining plan was $4,931.

Discover Buena Vista University costs for both on-campus and off-campus housing, as well as dining plans in addition to other charges in the table below.

Expense On Campus Off Campus
Room and Board $9,537 $7,244
— Housing       $4,941
— Meals       $4,931
Other Living Expenses $2,420 $6,493
Books and Supplies $1,190 $1,190
Total $13,147 $14,927

What is Room & Board Over Four Years? The Projected Total Comes to $54,075

For the past five years, BVU meal plans and housing costs have adjusted 0.2% each year on average, compared to a nationwide average change of 2.4%. If existing tendencies in housing and meal expenses go on, we expect incoming first year students in 2021 to be charged about $13,289 in their first year of school. Students obtaining their associate degree might spend around $13,438 in their final year, while those pursuing a bachelor's degree will likely spend about $13,754 in their final year.

Over the span of obtaining your degree the total will be approximately $54,075 for four years or $26,727 for two years.


* estimated

Details on Living and Dining On Campus

Are you wondering whether you may be required to live on campus? If you are a first-time full-time student, some schools may require it. See the table below to find out whether BVU does or not, as well as the on-campus housing capacity.

Schools may offer meal plans where the number of meals per week can vary, for example, the student receives a meal card and charges meals against the card. Then there are schools like BVU that offer meal plans based on the number of meals per week. See the table below to find out the number of meals per week in the maximum meal plan offered at BVU.

Question Answer
Are Freshmen Required to Live on Campus? No
On-Campus Housing Capacity 864
Meals Per Week Included in Max Meal Plan 21

Campus Expenses are Unknown or Unavailable

We wanted to report to you how the costs of room and board at BVU compares to the national average, however that information was not obtainable. It could be because most of the students at this school commute, or are online students.


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