Tuition & Costs

We work with families to identify a variety of approaches to financing a BVU education, and ultimately they tell us that the student’s experience and preparation made the investment well worthwhile.

BVU Storm Lake Campus

Ensuring that as many eligible students as possible benefit from our dynamic learning environment is a priority at BVU. We work with families to identify a variety of approaches to financing a BVU education, and ultimately they tell us that the student’s experience and preparation made the investment well worthwhile.

2017-18 Tuition and Costs

Full-time tuition $32,854
  $16,427 per semester; $1,105/hour, part-time or overload
Room and board $9,490
  $4,774 room, $4,716 Marquis board, $100 per semester surcharge for living in the suites; additional charges apply to single housing
Total $42,344

In addition, we add $3,275 to the estimated total cost of attendance when determining financial need to cover expenses such as books, entertainment, travel expenses, etc. for a residential student as follows:

Books and supplies $999
Transportation $1,458
Loan Fee $68
Other misc.
$750
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of our total average aid award doesn’t need to be repaid – that’s free money!
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of financial aid applicants believed BVU to be affordable in 2016.
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