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Buena Vista University

Admissions

Visiting And Contact Information

610 West Fourth Street

Storm Lake, IA 50588-1798

United States

Phone: 712-749-2235

Fax: 712-749-1459

Website

Freshman Academic Profile
Admissions Selectivity Rating: 72
SAT:
% Submitting Score:3%
ACT:
% Submitting Score:97%
     ACT Middle 50%:20 - 25
     Math Middle 50%:18 - 25
     English Middle 50%:18 - 24
Average High School GPA:3.35
     % with GPA 3.75 of higher:28%
     % with GPA 3.50 - 3.74:15%
     % with GPA 3.25 - 3.49:19%
     % with GPA 3.0 - 3.24:14%
     % with GPA 2.5 - 2.99:21%
     % with GPA 2.0 - 2.49:3%
Students in Top Tenth of HS Class:14%
Students in Top Quarter of HS Class:42%
Students in Top Half of HS Class:74%
Freshman Student from Public School High Schools:85%
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Freshman Acceptance & Retention
Total applicants: 1,409
Total applicants who are accepted: 980
Total of accepted students who enroll: 269
% of students who return for their sophomore year: 69%
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Application Process
Transfer Students Accepted: Yes
TOEFL required for non-native English speakers: Yes
Admissons Deposit Deadline: No set date
Admission for Non-Fall Terms: Yes
Deferred Admission: Yes
Maximum Period of Postponement: 1 year
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Freshman Admissions Factors
Academic CriteriaImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record:Considered
Class Rank:Very important
Academic GPA:Very important
Standardized Test Scores:Very important
Application Essay:Considered
Recommendation(s):Very important
 
Non-Academic CriteriaImportance
Interview:Considered
Extracurricular Activities:Considered
Talent / Ability:Considered
Character / Personal Qualities:Considered
First Generation:Not Considered
Alumni/ AE Relation:Considered
Geographical Residence:Not Considered
State Residency:Not Considered
Religious Affiliation / Commitment:Not Considered
Racial / Ethnic Status:Not Considered
Volunteer Work:Considered
Work Experience:Considered
Level of applicant's interest:Not Considered
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Freshman Academic Requirements
High School Completion:High school diploma required GED is accepted
Academic Units Recommended:
     Total Academic Units:15
     English:4
     Mathematics:4
     Science:3
     Lab Science:1
     Social Studies:3
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Key Statistics

Admissions

  • Admissions Selectivity Rating:
    72
  • ACT:
     
  •      ACT Middle 50%:
    20 - 25
  •      Math Middle 50%:
    18 - 25
  •      English Middle 50%:
    18 - 24
  • Average HS GPA:
    3.35
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