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Reviews 285 total reviews with an average rating of 3.6

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5 College Freshman

Health & Safety: Safety here is great and campus security helps out alot on campus

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: The courses are pretty well but challanging

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: it is easy to get a career at bv or go to graduate school

3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: its a great place there is plenty of room in the dorms

3 College Freshman

Greek Life: there is no greek life at this school at all or will ever be.

3 College Freshman

Athletics: BVU is a great place for athletics and are on an uprise for the future years

3 College Freshman

Overall Experience: I think that its okay school but its to much money and to much debt.

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: I really enjoy BVU, the teachers are great.

4 College Junior

Overall Experience: Being enrolled in online courses, I am able to communicate with my professors through email anytime I need to reach out to them. They are very quick to respond and help me what any questions I may have.

4 College Junior

Overall Experience: The application process was very easy, and the admissions helped me with whatever I needed help with!

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: The quality of my courses are very good, however, it was very hard for me to get along with some of my professors because I didn't like their teaching styles.

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: BV helps students find internships that would later help them in their careers and they can also help us get into a graduate school.

5 College Freshman

Campus Housing: I love living in the dorms. It is close to everything and I can even take tunnels to most of my classes.

3 College Freshman

Athletics: From what I notice, most of the students here are involved in at least one sport. In my opinion, the teams perform fairly well, but they are not the best in the state or anything like that. However, no matter what sport it is, there is always plenty of fans there and a lot of school spirit.

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: I would definitely choose Buena Vista University again if I could everything over. I love the campus because it is easy to get around and it makes me feel at home. I feel that our career center makes Buena Vista unique. My favorite experiences were making new friends and stepping outside of my comfort zone and BV has really helped me do that.

5 College Senior

Overall Experience: Being at a GPS site it make it convenient for me to attend classes.The course are educational and what I feel are well suited to the different degree offered. The instructor are great. t\They are passionate about the courses they teach and are helpful to the students both in and outside of classes. They make themselves available to the students when necessary.

5 College Senior

Overall Experience: Because Buena Vista University offers classes at the local community college for Graduate and professional sites (GPS) it has made it possible for me to continue my education beyond a 2 year degree. I am a non-traditional student (age 52) and so I am not as mobile for being able to move in order to attend classes on campus. The classes for the most part have been face-to-face which is what I prefer. I am more old school and therefor really don't care for the online classes. I have had to take a couple of online courses and it is difficult for me to grasp some of the material without the normal class discussion. Overall I have had a really great experience attending college classes with Buena Vista University. The instructors are knowledgeable and make the classes interesting as they are also very passionate about the subjects that they teach.

1 College Senior

Overall Experience: If I could do it over again I would not choose this school or would have transferred when I still had time. The professors are mediocre, the only programs that the school cares about are business, science, and education. The coaching staff and athletic administration have high turn over rates and don't care about their athletes as much as they should. The food is bad and not being able to live off campus for four years is absurd.

4 College Junior

Overall Experience: My school is a small close-knit community where everybody supports each other. Professors are very helpful in achieving your goals. Class sizes are small which means more professor-student interaction.

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4 College Junior

Overall Experience: Buena Vista University it the perfect campus for me, it have everything I was looking for. It a small university with lots of opportunity

4 College Junior

Overall Experience: My is very good. I enjoy the teachings and everything so far. I am not disappointed I made this choice.

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: During our freshman orientation, the currents members really took their time to get to know us and also helped us interact with our future classmates. An example of this is when we did the "Beaver Games", we got into teams, played games, and competed against the others. Overall, it was a great experience and I can't wait for many more to come.

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3 College Freshman

Health & Safety: I feel safe anywhere I go.

4 College Freshman

Athletics: Sports participation not bad for a small school

3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: Don't know anything to report

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