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Brigham Young University - Idaho Overview

Brigham Young University - Idaho is a private not-for-profit institution located in Rexburg, Idaho. The location of BYU - I is a good match for students who are interested in living in a college town while they pursue their degree.

What Is Brigham Young University - Idaho Known For?

17,230 Full-Time Undergraduates
$7,632 Avg Cost After Aid
95% Acceptance Rate
  • Students at BYU - I have an easier time paying back their loans. The school's student loan default rate is only 3%, compared to the national rate of 10.1%.
  • The bachelor's degree is the highest degree offered at BYU - I.
  • After graduation, BYU - I bachelor's degree recipients go on to jobs where they make $42,700 a year. That's about 5% more than their peers at other schools.

Brigham Young University - Idaho Rankings

According to College Factual's 2021 analysis, BYU - I is ranked #985 out of 1,715 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality. BYU - I also holds the #5 spot on the Best Colleges in Idaho ranking.

The following table lists the notable rankings from College Factual that BYU - I has received.

Notable Undergraduate Rankings for BYU - I

Ranking Type Rank
Best Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 46
Best Colleges for the Money 127
Best Colleges for Diversity 378
Best Colleges for Veterans 494
Best Colleges for International Students 708
Best Colleges 985

Where Is Brigham Young University - Idaho?

Location of Brigham Young University - Idaho

Contact details for BYU - I are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 525 S Center, Rexburg, ID 83460-1690
Phone: 208-496-1411
Website: www.byui.edu
Facebook: http://www.byui.edu//social-media/facebook
Twitter: https://twitter.com/BYUID

How Do I Get Into BYU - I?

You can apply to BYU - I online at: www.byui.edu/Admissions/

Admission Requirements for BYU - I

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript recommended
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations required
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into BYU - I?

95% Acceptance Rate
60% Of Accepted Are Women
28% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 95%, BYU - I is fairly easy to get into, but you must be sure to submit the required materials.

Approximately 40% of accepted students are men and 60% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 91%, and the acceptance rate for women is 98%.

Average Test Scores

About 28% of students accepted to BYU - I submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 500 and 600. Math scores were between 490 and 580.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Brigham Young University - Idaho  ( 500 to 600 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for Brigham Young University - Idaho  ( 490 to 580 )
200
800
BYU - I received ACT scores from 80% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 19 and 25. Math scores were between 18 and 25. Composite scores were between 20 and 25.

ACT English Scores for Brigham Young University - Idaho  ( 19 to 25 )
1
36
ACT Math Scores for Brigham Young University - Idaho  ( 18 to 25 )
1
36
ACT Composite Scores for Brigham Young University - Idaho  ( 20 to 25 )
1
36

Can I Afford Brigham Young University - Idaho?

$7,632 Net Price
26% Take Out Loans
3.4% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of BYU - I is $7,632. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for BYU - I

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$4,256 $5,274 $6,901 $10,287 $11,780

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

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At BYU - I, approximately 26% of students took out student loans averaging $6,673 a year. That adds up to $26,692 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at BYU - I is 3.4%. 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 - Idaho Undergraduate Student Diversity

17,230 Full-Time Undergraduates
54% Women
12% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 51,881 undergraduate students at BYU - I, with 17,230 being full-time and 34,651 being part-time.

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

Gender Diversity

Of the 17,230 full-time undergraduates at BYU - I, 46% are male and 54% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  BYU - I

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of BYU - I Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 179
Black or African American 95
Hispanic or Latino 497
White 13,607
International Students 1,117
Other Races/Ethnicities 1,735

Geographic Diversity

Idaho students aren't the only ones who study at Brigham Young University - Idaho. At this time, all 50 states are represented by the student population at the school.

At this time, 50 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 93 countries are represented at BYU - I. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Canada, Mexico, and Brazil.

Online Learning at Brigham Young University - Idaho

21,053 Took All Classes Online
32,448 Took At Least One Class Online
4.3% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 32,448 students took at least one online class at the school.

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

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This school is the most popular in Idaho for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of BYU - I

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Brigham Young University - Idaho was 4.3%. This is the #1,722 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at BYU - I regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of BYU - I majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Agricultural Economics & Business 2%
Agriculture & Agriculture Operations 13%
Business Administration & Management 20%
Business Support & Assistant Services 28%
Business, Management & Marketing 16%
Computer & Information Sciences 22%
Computer Engineering Technology 18%
Computer Programming 25%
Computer Software & Applications 28%
Engineering Technologies 19%
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 11%
History 41%
History 41%
Human Development & Family Studies 10%
Information Technology 60%
Interdisciplinary Studies 28%
Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies 26%
Nursing 5%
Other Business, Management & Marketing 22%
Public Health 11%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at BYU - I ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at BYU - I.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Agricultural Economics & Business #14
Interdisciplinary Studies #15
Other Business, Management & Marketing #25
Agriculture & Agriculture Operations #39
Computer Software & Applications #44
History #52
History #52
Public Health #78
Human Development & Family Studies #98
Business Support & Assistant Services #101
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences #120
Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies #165
Health & Medical Administrative Services #256
Computer & Information Sciences #300
Nursing #377
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #395
Liberal Arts General Studies #395

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 - Idaho Majors

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s
Accounting 0 150 0 0
Agricultural Economics & Business 0 43 0 0
Agricultural Engineering 0 3 0 0
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 24 0 0 0
Allied Health Professions 0 2 0 0
Animal Science 4 43 0 0
Architectural Engineering Technology 7 0 0 0
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 0 25 0 0
Biomathematics & Bioinformatics 0 2 0 0
Business Administration & Management 29 643 0 0
Business Support & Assistant Services 75 0 0 0
Chemistry 0 13 0 0
Civil Engineering 0 21 0 0
Communication & Media Studies 0 220 0 0
Computer Engineering 0 15 0 0
Computer Engineering Technology 0 83 0 0
Computer Information Systems 0 121 0 0
Computer Programming 8 0 0 0
Computer Science 0 49 0 0
Computer Software & Applications 12 74 0 0
Construction Management 0 63 0 0
Dance 0 8 0 0
Design & Applied Arts 0 2 0 0
Drama & Theater Arts 1 12 0 0
Economics 0 13 0 0
Electrical Engineering 0 33 0 0
Finance & Financial Management 0 29 0 0
Fine & Studio Arts 0 126 0 0
Food Science Technology 0 12 0 0
General Biology 0 189 0 0
General Engineering Technology 9 0 0 0
General English Literature 0 99 0 0
General Psychology 0 200 0 0
Geological & Earth Sciences 0 8 0 0
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 136 0 0
History 39 27 0 0
Horticulture 4 32 0 0
Human Development & Family Studies 0 424 0 0
Industrial Production Technology 0 16 0 0
Information Science 1 8 0 0
Information Technology 15 0 0 0
Interdisciplinary Studies 0 65 0 0
International Studies 0 76 0 0
Liberal Arts General Studies 1,273 647 0 0
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 0 6 0 0
Mathematics 0 19 0 0
Mechanical Engineering 0 125 0 0
Mechanical Engineering Technology 0 36 0 0
Music 0 30 0 0
Natural Resources Conservation 0 8 0 0
Nursing 0 259 0 0
Other Business, Management & Marketing 0 64 0 0
Physics 0 13 0 0
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 0 206 0 0
Political Science & Government 0 47 0 0
Precision Metal Working 0 3 0 0
Public Administration 0 3 0 0
Public Health 0 339 0 0
Recreation Administration 0 92 0 0
Social Work 0 80 0 0
Sociology 0 46 0 0
Soil Sciences 0 19 0 0
Special Education 0 14 0 0
Teacher Education Grade Specific 4 216 0 0
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 155 0 0
Textile & Apparel Studies 0 9 0 0
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 2 0 0 0
Veterinary Biomedical & Clinical Services 0 1 0 0
Wildlife Management 0 15 0 0
Total 3,014 11,074 0 0

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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