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Ready to begin your journey of becoming a Beaver? We couldn’t be more excited for you! Once you complete your application if you are applying as Regular Admissions, we will just need your high school transcript and test scores to review your application. If you apply Test Optional we will just need your transcript. Letters of recommendation are optional. We will have a decision to you within a week or two of receiving all your application materials. Merit scholarships will be awarded based on application. There is no application fee.
Looking at transferring to BVU? Once you complete you we will just need all of your college transcripts to review your application.We will have a decision to you within a week or two of receiving all your application materials. We will also send you an evaluation of how your credits will transfer and set up a time to go over this with you to help you see how your credits will transfer to BVU. Merit scholarships will be awarded based on application. There is no application fee.
Imagine your college years on the shores of Storm Lake: vibrant community life, academic excellence, athletic prowess, and hands-on preparation for a meaningful life. We’re building big things in Iowa. Come to campus and see for yourself. Check out bvu.edu/visit to schedule your individual visit to campus or sign up for one of our events. We offer both in person and virtual events. Plus, seniors or transfers who visit campus, receive a $1,000 per year scholarship just for visiting!
“BVU is worth the investment because it provides many opportunities, internships, resources, and connections that you would not be able to get on a larger campus. Everyone at BVU does an amazing job of making the students their top priority."