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Brigham Young University
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  • 4 Year
  • PROVO, UT

Brigham Young University Campus Life

Housing

Dorms
grade A minus
Based on housing cost, capacity, student reviews and additional factors.
On-Campus Housing Available
Yes
Freshmen Required to Live on Campus
No
Freshmen Live On-Campus
81%
Undergrads in College Housing
19%
Average Housing Cost
No data available  
Poll
69%
of students say overall dorm quality is great. 394 responses
Poll
81%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great. 747 responses

Food

Campus Food
grade A
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Yes
Average Meal Plan Cost
No data available  
Poll
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 1,435 responses
  • CougarEat
    18%
  • The Creamery
    16%
  • Chick-fil-A
    13%
  • Food from home
    10%
  • The MOA Cafe
    8%
  • Canon Center
    8%
  • Legends Grill
    7%
75%
of students highly rate the dining facilities. 500 responses

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Campus Quality

Campus
grade A
Based on quality of housing, food services, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Life
grade A
Based on campus diversity, social scene, student reviews, and additional factors.
Poll
What is your overall opinion of your school and the campus community?
Based on 376 responses
  • I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.
    56%
  • I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.
    41%
  • The school community is okay-we're all just here for an education, nothing more.
    2%
  • I hate my school and have no school spirit.
    1%

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Safety

Safety
grade A minus
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
Poll
97%
of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus. 464 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 287 responses
  • You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
    98%
  • Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
    1%
  • You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.
    1%
  • If you don't partake, you're left out.
    1%
Poll
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 341 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    19%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    61%
  • Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
    12%
  • Not very visible.
    6%
  • We have campus police?
    1%

Sports

Poll
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 786 responses
  • Almost everything on campus revolves around them.
    9%
  • Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
    77%
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    13%
  • No one pays attention to varsity sports.
    1%
Men's Varsity Sports
All Track Combined, Baseball, Basketball, Football, Golf, Swimming and Diving, Tennis, Volleyball
Women's Varsity Sports
All Track Combined, Basketball, Golf, Gymnastics, Soccer, Softball, Swimming and Diving, Tennis, Volleyball

Clubs & Activities

Clubs Offered
Dance, Drama/Theater, Literary Magazine, Radio Station, Student Government, Newspaper, Film Society, Television Station, Yearbook
Music
Choral Groups, Concert Band, Jazz Band, Marching Band, Music Ensembles, Musical Theater, Opera, Pep Band, Symphony Orchestra
Poll
What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 656 responses
  • Football
    18%
  • Lighting the Y
    16%
  • Tunnel Singing
    12%
  • Divine Comedy
    12%
  • Basketball
    11%
  • Intramurels
    9%
  • Blue and White Week
    6%

Scholarship

Party Scene

Party Scene
grade C+
Based on access to bars and student reviews on the party scene.
Poll
What is the party scene like on campus?
Based on 451 responses
  • Tons of raging parties almost any night of the week.
    2%
  • Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
    21%
  • Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
    8%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    28%
  • Parties? What parties?
    42%
Poll
What is the biggest party event of the year?
Based on 318 responses
  • BYU/UofU football game
    52%
  • Festival of Colors
    19%
  • Homecoming
    18%
  • Don't know.
    2%
  • We don't party
    2%
  • Halloween
    2%
  • Homecoming
    2%

Greek Life

Men in Fraternities
0%
Women in Sororities
0%
89%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 517 responses

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