Who We Are

Welcome to Buena Vista University in Storm Lake, Iowa. Our picturesque campus covers 60 acres and is located on the shores of a 3,200-acre natural lake.

BVU offers an engaging and collaborative educational experience. Enjoy a small classroom setting where you will learn about the world, life and yourself from professors who care about you and are invested in your growth. BVU’s top-notch faculty will use real world examples alongside proven lessons to prepare you for success after you walk through the Victory Arch on graduation day.

Outside the classroom, you have a variety of options to explore your interests and passions. From athletics and performing arts to politics and service, you have access to a multitude of resources and organizations so you can be actively involved in your community – on campus and beyond.

Storm Lake has a population of just over 10,000 with an assortment of retail, entertainment and dining offerings for when you feel like escaping campus for a little while.

Degree Completion: Beyond Storm Lake

Maybe you already have some college credit and want to finish your college degree in a learning-focused environment like ours, but need to stay closer to home. We have a solution. BVU has 15 locations in communities around the state.