Buena Vista was founded in Storm Lake, Iowa, by the Presbyterian Church in 1891. Today, the university is a four-year, private, not-for-profit institution of higher education, and retains its affiliations with the Presbyterian Church. Buena Vista states the following mission: “We prepare students for lifelong success through transformational academic, professional and co-curricular programs.”
Buena Vista University offers associate’s degrees, pre-professional degrees, and teaching certifications. Programs of study are housed in the following schools:
Harold Walter Siebens School of Business
School of Communication and Arts
School of Education and Exercise Science
School of Science
School of Social Science, Philosophy, and Religion
Buena Vista University has a well developed distance education program that offers graduate and undergraduate programs, of which are maintained within the division of Graduate and Professional Studies.
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
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