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Buena Vista University Tuition, Costs, & Financial Aid Information

Storm Lake, IA

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$50,254
Tuition and Fees
$36,426
Room and Board
$10,218
Books and Supplies
$1,190
Other Expenses
$2,420
Payment Plans
 

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline June 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning February 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001847
Free

Profile of 2019 - 20 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
226 (98.3%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
211 (93.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
211 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
48 (22.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
89%
Average Award
$34,025
Need-Based Gift
Received by 211 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $29,967
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 181 (85.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,897
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 26 (12.3%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
19 (8.3%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $21,177

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
670 (94.5%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
623 (93.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
623 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
132 (21.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
84%
Average Award
$32,002
Need-Based Gift
Received by 623 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $27,197
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 561 (90.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,534
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 71 (11.4%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
84 (11.8%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $19,215

Borrowing

2019 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
85%
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$35,267
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
College/university loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Biological Sciences, Business, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physical Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Music, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Leadership
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children of Faculty/Staff, Ethnic Background, International Students, Siblings of Current Students
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

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