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  1. Academics
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  2. Value
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  3. Diversity
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  4. Campus
    grade A
  5. Athletics
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  6. Party Scene
    grade C
  7. Professors
    grade A minus
  8. Location
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  9. Dorms
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  10. Campus Food
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  11. Student Life
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  12. Safety
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Brigham Young is a highly rated private, Christian university located in Provo, Utah in the Salt Lake City Area. It is a large institution with an enrollment of 28,253 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Brigham Young acceptance rate is 67%. Popular majors include Psychology, Exercise Physiology, and Accounting. Graduating 78% of students, Brigham Young alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $41,100.

About

Main Campus
Provo, UT 84602
About Brigham Young...
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FBS
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Brigham Young University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

BYU Admissions

Acceptance Rate
67%
Application Deadline
December 15
SAT Range
1210-1420
ACT Range
26-31
Application Fee
$35
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$13,340 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$5,164 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
71%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
20:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
92%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 462 responses
68%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 573 responses
43%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 571 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    21%
  • On Campus
    79%
  • Online
    1%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
28,253 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
3,188
Undergrads Over 25
9%
Pell Grant
14%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 401 responses
  • Well rounded
    20%
  • Hardworking
    16%
  • Dedicated
    15%
  • Religious
    11%
  • Friendly
    10%
  • PERFECTIONIST
    7%
  • Studious
    6%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
81%
Poll
89%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 514 responses
Poll
78%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 783 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 463 responses
  • Academically rigorous and a spirit of integrity
    35%
  • Enter to Learn; Go Forth to Serve
    27%
  • High Standards
    10%
  • Enlightening in all aspects
    7%
  • Awesome
    7%
  • Excellent
    5%
  • Best bang for your buck
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$59,700 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
78%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
80%
National
83%
92%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 325 responses

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