A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A+
  2. Value
    A
  3. Diversity
    B
  4. Campus
    A+
  5. Athletics
    A
  6. Party Scene
    C+
  7. Professors
    A-
  8. Location
    B+
  9. Dorms
    A
  10. Campus Food
    A
  11. Student Life
    A+
  12. Safety
    A
Brigham Young University is ...
Private not-for-profit, Mormon
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FBS
Athletic Conference
Other
Address
Main Campus
Provo, UT 84602
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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.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
51%
Application Deadline
February 1
SAT Range
1160-1380
ACT Range
27-31
Application Fee
$35
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No
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Cost

Net Price
$12,864/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $8,939/ year
  • $30-48k
    $10,235/ year
  • $49-75k
    $12,858/ year
  • $76-110k
    $15,420/ year
  • $110k+
    $16,629/ year

Academics

Professors
A-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
21:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
92%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.462 responses
67%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.495 responses
45%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.493 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
28,012Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
10%
Pell Grant
14%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 325 responses
Report
  • Well rounded
    21%
  • Hardworking
    17%
  • Dedicated
    15%
  • Religious
    11%
  • Friendly
    10%
  • Good
    6%
  • Studious
    6%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
75%
Poll
89%
of students say they don't have Greek life.436 responses
Poll
78%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.705 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 385 responses
Report
  • Academically rigorous and a spirit of integrity
    34%
  • Enter to Learn; Go Forth to Serve
    25%
  • High Standards
    11%
  • Awesome
    8%
  • Enlightening in all aspects
    8%
  • Excellent
    6%
  • Best bang for your buck
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$56,800/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
83%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
79%
National
83%
92%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.325 responses
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The school is definitely difficult but very rewarding. The people you are surrounded by are hardworking and good examples. The campus is absolutely beautiful! They always have fun events and activities happening on campus and they make all of the sporting events fun for all of the students by providing a roc section and letting them participate in half time games. Each of the professors are unique and their lectures are very entertaining and interesting. I feel completely safe while on campus and Provo is a fun city with a lot going on and activities to do. Overall, BYU is a great school academically and socially.
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BYU is a wonderful school! The pricing is quite affordable, especially considering the caliber of school it is. Academics are great, the staff is devoted to helping students to succeed, and it seems like there are lots of programs focused on helping the individual students. It is not a diverse school by any means, but it makes up for that in that most students are bilingual. A beautiful campus, with decent housing. It also has great food available on campus, is very safe, and student life is great, with lots of things to do outside of class.
The learning environment at Brigham Young University is incredible! The professors are so passionate about their fields of study and are dedicated to helping students find that same passion. With frequent campus events and collegiate athletic events, the social life at BYU is amazing. BYU has a very high standard of conduct. Among other things, BYU's honor code prohibits students from substance abuse and consuming alcoholic beverages and tobacco. Students must live an honest life, use clean language, and obey the law of the land. Brigham Young University fosters excellence and provides an environment that encourages students to excel in their field of study, no matter what it may be.