BVU President Talks Yearly Attendance Cost ; Housing Project Starting Soon

Buena Vista University president Brian Lenzmeier says the average cost of attending the university has been holding steady.

At a breakfast briefing event on Wednesday, Lenzmeier said the average cost of attending BVU after grants and scholarships, which don’t have to be paid back, is 18-thousand 500-dollars a year…(audio clip below :39 )

Lenzmeier said support from benefactors and donors, as well as scholarship endowments, have kept the cost of attendance the same over the years. BVU is ranked as one of the best value colleges in the Midwest.

Lenzmeier said upcoming projects include a student-housing upgrade…(audio clip below :30 )

More information on the housing project will be released in the spring. Work is expected to begin this summer, with the goal of completing the project by January of 2025.

Upgrades to athletic facilities are also planned over the next few years, which Lenzmeier said will be based on fundraising.