Master of Education

Student Information

Permanent Address

Mailing Address (if different)

Contact Information

 
 
 

Academic Information

Will you be applying for financial aid?

If yes, submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Transfer students should also have the Financial Aid office at each college or university attend in the current calendar year send financial aid transcript(s) to Buena Vista University Graduate & Professional Studies.





For which term are you applying?
(*)List each college or university you have ever attended or are currently attending. In order to complete this application you will need to send official transcripts from all colleges or universities you have attended to:
Attention: Graduate Programs
Buena Vista University
610 West Fourth Street
Storm Lake, IA  50588

The application process will not be complete until all official transcripts have been received for evaluation.

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Please note: The applicant is responsible for contacting the above schools to have official academic and financial aid transcripts sent to the Buena Vista University location. Transcripts stamped "Student Issued" are not considered official. Information concerning all previous college enrollments must be made available to Buena Vista University. Failure to comply with this requirement will result in delay of admission.

Employer Information


References for Letters of Recommendation

Please provide the name and contact information for three references. One must be your current supervisor (superintendent or principal), another must be a professional colleague, and the third is of your choice.

Please download the recommendation form (PDF) and provide it to each reference. Your references should mail forms directly to:

Graduate & Professional Studies
Buena Vista University
610 West Fourth Street
Storm Lake, Iowa 50588

Reference #1 School Principal or Superintendent

Reference #2 Professional Colleague

Reference #3 Reference of your choice

 

Autobiographical Essay

Compose answers to the following questions in an essay and send as an email attachment to grad@bvu.edu.
  1. Why are you applying to this program at this time?
  2. How do you plan to contribute to this program? What do you expect to take from it?
  3. How will you support your own success in this program? That is, what steps will you take to ensure your success in this academically rigorous endeavor?

Citizenship

If yes, send or fax a copy of your permanent resident card.
Fax Number: 712.749.1241
Address:

Attention: Graduate Programs
Buena Vista University
610 West Fourth Street
Storm Lake, IA  50588

Felony Conviction Disclaimer

Have you ever been charged with a violation of the law which resulted in probation, a jail sentence or the revocation or suspension of your driver's license?(*)
If you answered yes, please explain the incident:

Directory Information Release


Selecting "No" to the information release means you will not be in the campus directory, you will not appear in your hometown newspaper for honors or other awards, nor are we able to verify your enrollment or other information to lenders, potential employers, or others outside the campus community.

Optional

This information is collected only for purposes of statistical reporting to federal agencies and is not used for purposes of determining admission or enrollment at Buena Vista University.

Buena Vista University does not discriminate on the basis on an individual’s actual or perceived race, color, ethnicity, creed, religion or religious belief, citizenship status, sex, marital status, disability, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, military service or affiliation, genetic information, age, or any other basis protected by federal or state law in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarships and loan programs, athletic program, and all other University programs and activities, and does not tolerate such discrimination or harassment of and by its faculty, administration, staff, students, and visitors.

Sex discrimination is prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. It addresses all forms of sexual discrimination, including sexual harassment, sexual violence, sexual assault and intimate partner violence. Buena Vista University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in conformance with Title IX.

By clicking the Submit button, you are confirming that all the information contained on this application is correct, complete, and honestly represented. If this is correct, please click Submit to submit the form above.
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