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Buena Vista University

  • Storm Lake, IA
  • Size: Small
  • Private University
  • Degree: Four-year bachelor's
  • Selectivity: Moderately selective
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Average Net Price

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National Average Net Price

College's Average Net Price [i]
$16,987

National Average Net Price
$18,158

  • College's Average Net Price
  • National Average Net Price

Family income under $30,000 per year

$15,914
$15,268

Family income $30,001 to $48,000 per year

$13,780
$16,190

Family income $48,001 to $75,000 per year

$16,300
$18,815

Family income $75,001 to $110,000 per year

$18,921
$21,285

Family income over $110,001 per year

$17,574
$23,280

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Average Net Price National Average Average Net Price
Family income under $30,000 per year $15,914 $15,268
Family income $30,001 to $48,000 per year $13,780 $16,190
Family income $48,001 to $75,000 per year $16,300 $18,815
Family income $75,001 to $110,000 per year $18,921 $21,285
Family income over $110,001 per year $17,574 $23,280

Graduation Rate

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Going to college means getting a degree. The graduation rate is a good indicator of how long it might take to earn that diploma.

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Graduation Rate [i]
42.3%

National Average
33.3%

  • 4 Years
  • 6 Years

All Races

  • 42.3% Within
    4 Years
  • 54.9% Within
    6 Years

Asian

4 Years 6 Years
33.3% 66.7%

Black

4 Years 6 Years
23.1% 38.5%

Hispanic

4 Years 6 Years
27.3% 63.6%

White

4 Years 6 Years
44.5% 55.5%
  • 4 Years
  • 6 Years

All Races

  • 35.0% Within
    4 Years
  • 49.0% Within
    6 Years

Asian

6 Years
100.0%

Black

4 Years 6 Years
25.0% 50.0%

Hispanic

4 Years
25.0%

White

4 Years 6 Years
36.4% 50.0%
  • 4 Years
  • 6 Years

All Races

  • 49.6% Within
    4 Years
  • 60.8% Within
    6 Years

Asian

4 Years
50.0%

Black

4 Years 6 Years
22.2% 33.3%

Hispanic

4 Years 6 Years
28.6% 85.7%

White

4 Years 6 Years
53.2% 61.3%
4 Years 6 Years
All 42.3% 54.9%
Asian 33.3% 66.7%
Black 23.1% 38.5%
Hispanic 27.3% 63.6%
White 44.5% 55.5%
4 Years 6 Years
Male 35.0% 49.0%
Asian -- 100.0%
Black 25.0% 50.0%
Hispanic 25.0% 25.0%
White 36.4% 50.0%
4 Years 6 Years
Female 49.6% 60.8%
Asian 50.0% 50.0%
Black 22.2% 33.3%
Hispanic 28.6% 85.7%
White 53.2% 61.3%

Debt Repayment & Earnings

Not all families need loans for college. For those that do, here is what the monthly payments might look like over 10 years compared with the graduate's average earnings.

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Debt at Graduation [i]
$17,422

National Average
$14,141

  • Monthly
  • Yearly
  • Income, Early Career
  • Estimated Debt Payments
  • National Average
  • National Default Rate 6.3%
$2,858
$200
Default Rate [i]: 5.3%
Buena Vista University National Average
Income $2,858 $3,192
Debt Payments $200 $199
Default Rate 5.3% 6.3%