Buena Vista University recognized in U.S. News and World Report's College Rankings.

Mon 9-17-2018 Storm Lake,Ia

(Storm Lake)-Buena Vista University if getting some special recognition. 

The Storm Lake college has been ranked the 7th best value school among Midwest regional colleges in U.S. News and World Report's 2019 Best Colleges rankings.  The best value category takes into account a college's academic quality, based on the net cost of attendance for a 2017-2018 student who receive the average level of need-based financial aid. 

BVU was also ranked 2nd for the Best Colleges for Veterans among regional colleges in the Midwest.  Officials with Buena Vista University say the school does not limit the number of students who qualify for the Yellow Ribbon program, which covers 100 percent of tuition for veterans.

BVU was also ranked 18th overall in the Regional Colleges Midwest rankings category, up six points from last year's ranking.