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Is BVU a Good School for the Money?

Below Average National Value
Unknown In-State Value
$150,309 Avg Total Cost

Buena Vista University Value Report

Is a BVU degree worth it? Only you know for sure, but College Factual's value analysis can help answer that question. Keep reading for more.

Below Average Value Nationwide

Below Average National Value
Top 50% National Quality
Slightly Overpriced

Buena Vista University is ranked #1,482 out of 2,223 for value nationwide.

Based on our analysis of other colleges at similar price points, we believe Buena Vista University is overpriced for the quality education it provides. (This takes into account average financial aid and may not apply to you if you have further scholarships, grant or aid provided to you.)

National Value Ranking  1482 out of 2223
Great Value
National Value Score  33.87 out of 100
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

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*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.

That Degree May Cost You $150,309 in Total

The average BVU student's degree will cost an estimated $150,309. This is based on an average price (with and without aid) of $36,219 and a typical 4.15 years to graduate.

Average Yearly Cost$36,219
Average Years to Graduate4.15
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree$150,309

Many Factors Affect Net Price

Consider the average BVU student takes 4.15 years to complete their degree. If you can complete your degree faster than that you will save money. This is just one way your BVU degree may cost less than average.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$140,527 In-State With Aid
$205,728 Avg Cost No Aid
4.15 Years to Graduate

Net price can vary based on your unique situation.

Look at the table below to determine your likely cost of a bachelor's degree at BVU.

Nationwide Value by Aid GroupAvg Degree CostValue RankValue Grade
Students with no Aid$205,728#0F
All Students$150,309#1,482D
Only Students Receiving Aid$140,527#1,381D+
In-State Value by Aid GroupAvg Degree CostValue RankValue Grade
Students with no Aid$205,728#F
All Students$150,309#F
Only Students Receiving Aid$140,527#F

Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of Iowa.

About 100% of BVU students receive financial aid. Get more details on what BVU financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Finance The Gap

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates average total cost by multiplying net price by time to graduation. We then compare the average total cost to other schools of a similar quality to determine value. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.

Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.


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