Creston Location

Southwestern Community College

Conveniently located near: Red Oak, Iowa; Lamoni, Iowa; Greenfield, Iowa; Corning, Iowa; Winterset, Iowa; Osceola, Iowa; Bedford, Iowa

Buena Vista University Creston began offering classes in September 1986. Classes are held on the Southwestern Community College campus. Selected endorsement courses are available in a weekend format.

Creston Contact Information

Phone: 712.749.1900

Buena Vista University–Creston
1501 W. Townline, Room 726
Creston, Iowa 50801

Creston Staff

Term Dates for Creston

BVU Creston programs

Certain programs at BVU require partial or complete online course work. To learn more, please contact an advisor at 712.749.1900.

Combine Face-to-face and Online programs for ultimate flexibility!

Not seeing your program in Creston? Many BVU students like you choose to combine the comfort and familiarity of taking face-to-face courses at a BVU location with the flexibility and convenience of online programs.

See BVU Online Programs

Transfer to BVU Creston

Transfer Done Right

100 percent of Associate of Arts degree credits from our community college partners transfer to BVU. Most AA degrees require 68 credits, and we make sure that they all transfer to BVU. Talk about saving time and money!

Contact a personal advisor at 712.749.1900 to see how your credits will transfer.

Many colleges have full articulation agreements with Buena Vista University. Students who have completed an approved associate's degree at these colleges can seamlessly move on to complete a bachelor's degree through Buena Vista University.

BVU has full articulation agreements with these colleges:

  • Des Moines Area Community College
  • Ellsworth Community College
  • Iowa Central Community College
  • Indian Hills Community College
  • Iowa Lakes Community College
  • Iowa Western Community College
  • Marshalltown Community College
  • Metropolitan Community College
  • Minnesota West Community & Technical College
  • North Iowa Area Community College
  • Southwestern Community College
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College