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Brigham Young University - Hawaii Overview

Brigham Young University - Hawaii is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Laie, Hawaii. The charming, small-town atmosphere of Laie draws many to the area.

What Is Brigham Young University - Hawaii Known For?

723 Undergraduate Awards
$14,661 Avg Cost After Aid
37% Acceptance Rate
  • The highest award offered at BYU - H is the bachelor's degree.
  • In 2017-2018, 100% of the faculty were full-time.
  • After graduation, BYU - H bachelor's degree recipients go on to jobs where they make $42,200 a year. That's about 3% more than their peers at other schools.

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards BYU - H has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#1 Highest Paid Cultural Studies & Analysis Graduates College Factual
#94 Best Value Colleges for Business, Management & Marketing College Factual
#105 Best Value Colleges for General Psychology College Factual

Where Is Brigham Young University - Hawaii?

Location of Brigham Young University - Hawaii

Contact details for BYU - H are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 55-220 Kulanui Street, Laie, HI 96762-1294
Phone: 808-675-3211
Website: www.byuh.edu/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/byuhawaii
Twitter: https://twitter.com/byuhawaii

How Do I Get Into BYU - H?

You can apply to BYU - H online at: www.besmart.com/

Admission Requirements for BYU - H

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations required
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into BYU - H?

37% Acceptance Rate
61% Of Accepted Are Women
25% Submit SAT Scores
You'll need to do what you can to make your application stand out if you plan to apply to BYU - H. The school screens its applicants carefully and has a fairly low acceptance rate of 37%. So, don't just throw your admission packet together at the last minute!

Approximately 39% of accepted students are men and 61% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 40%, and the acceptance rate for women is 35%.

Average Test Scores

About 25% of students accepted to BYU - H submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 550 and 633. Math scores were between 540 and 620.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Brigham Young University - Hawaii  ( 550 to 633 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for Brigham Young University - Hawaii  ( 540 to 620 )
200
800
BYU - H received ACT scores from 78% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 22 and 27. Math scores were between 21 and 26. Composite scores were between 22 and 26.

ACT English Scores for Brigham Young University - Hawaii  ( 22 to 27 )
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36
ACT Math Scores for Brigham Young University - Hawaii  ( 21 to 26 )
1
36
ACT Composite Scores for Brigham Young University - Hawaii  ( 22 to 26 )
1
36

Can I Afford Brigham Young University - Hawaii?

$14,661 Net Price
15% Take Out Loans
6.0% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of BYU - H is $14,661. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At BYU - H, approximately 15% of students took out student loans averaging $3,392 a year. That adds up to $13,568 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at BYU - H is 6.0%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Brigham Young University - Hawaii Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,868 Full-Time Undergraduates
60% Women
23% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 3,176 undergraduate students at BYU - H, with 2,868 being full-time and 308 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  BYU - H

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,868 full-time undergraduates at BYU - H, 40% are male and 60% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  BYU - H

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Brigham Young University - Hawaii students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of BYU - H Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 88
Black or African American 10
Hispanic or Latino 139
White 951
International Students 1,218
Other Races/Ethnicities 462

Geographic Diversity

Hawaii students aren't the only ones who study at Brigham Young University - Hawaii. At this time, 35 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 46 countries are represented at BYU - H. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Japan, Hong Kong, and South Korea.

Online Learning at Brigham Young University - Hawaii

139 Took All Classes Online
737 Took At Least One Class Online
-7.8% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 737 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at BYU - H has changed over the last few years.

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Online Growth Rankings of BYU - H

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Brigham Young University - Hawaii was -7.8%. This is the #2,544 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at BYU - H regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Brigham Young University - Hawaii Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate Bachelor’s TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 81 0 0 81
Hospitality Management 0 0 44 44
Accounting 0 0 43 43
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 3 38 41
General Psychology 0 0 36 36
Social Work 0 0 35 35
Health & Physical Education 0 0 29 29
Design & Applied Arts 0 0 28 28
General Biology 0 0 26 26
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 9 17 26
Business Administration & Management 7 0 18 25
Marketing 0 0 25 25
Political Science & Government 0 0 25 25
Multicultural & Diversity Studies 0 0 24 24
Finance & Financial Management 0 0 23 23
Cultural Studies & Analysis 0 0 21 21
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 0 21 21
Teaching English or French 0 0 20 20
Human Resource Management 0 0 18 18
Computer Information Systems 0 0 17 17
Communication & Media Studies 0 0 16 16
Computer Science 0 0 11 11
General English Literature 0 0 10 10
Area Studies 0 0 10 10
Mathematics 0 0 10 10
Anthropology 0 0 10 10
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 0 0 9 9
Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology 0 0 9 9
Music 0 0 9 9
Fine & Studio Arts 0 0 7 7
Information Science 0 0 5 5
Other Computer & Information Sciences 0 0 4 4
History 0 0 4 4
International Business 0 0 1 1
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 0 0 0 0
General Business/Commerce 0 0 0 0
Special Education 0 0 0 0
Student Counseling 0 0 0 0
Biological & Physical Science 0 0 0 0
General Physical Sciences 0 0 0 0
Biology & Biotech Lab Technician 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 88 12 623 723

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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