Brigham Young University - Provo Overview
Located in Provo, Utah, Brigham Young University - Provo is a private not-for-profit institution. The city atmosphere of Provo makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.
What Is Brigham Young University - Provo Known For?
- The 2% student loan default rate at BYU is better than the national rate of 10.1%. That's a good sign that you may be able to pay off student loans easier than your peers at other schools can.
- Although it may not be available for every major, the doctor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at BYU.
- In 2017-2018, 72% of the faculty were full-time.
- Students who graduate from BYU with a bachelor's degree make about $59,700 a year. That's 46% more than those who graduate from other schools.
Brigham Young University - Provo Rankings
BYU holds the #3 spot on the Best Colleges in Utah ranking.
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at BYU.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards BYU has earned from around the web.
|#12||Best Communications Technologies & Support Schools||College Factual|
|#46||Best Accounting Schools||College Factual|
|#66||Best Business Administration & Management Schools||College Factual|
|#83||Best Business, Management & Marketing Schools||College Factual|
|#87||Best Education Schools||College Factual|
|#208||Best Business Schools||Business Degree Central|
Where Is Brigham Young University - Provo?
Contact details for BYU are given below.
|Address:||Main Campus, Provo, UT 84602|
How Do I Get Into BYU?
You can apply to BYU online at: besmart.com/Admissions
Admission Requirements for BYU
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||neither required nor recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||considered but not required|
|SAT or ACT Scores||considered but not required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into BYU?
Approximately 44% of accepted students are men and 56% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 65%, and the acceptance rate for women is 73%.
Average Test Scores
About 29% of students accepted to BYU submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 610 and 700. Math scores were between 590 and 710.
Can I Afford Brigham Young University - Provo?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At BYU, approximately 11% of students took out student loans averaging $5,505 a year. That adds up to $22,020 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at BYU is 1.7%. 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 - Provo Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 3,085 graduate students at the school.
Of the 30,039 full-time undergraduates at BYU, 49% are male and 51% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Brigham Young University - Provo students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||117|
|Hispanic or Latino||2,144|
Utah students aren't the only ones who study at Brigham Young University - Provo. At this time, 49 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 100 countries are represented at BYU. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Canada, South Korea, and China.
Online Learning at Brigham Young University - Provo
The following chart shows how the online learning population at BYU has changed over the last few years.
Online Growth Rankings of BYU
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Brigham Young University - Provo was 509.4%. This is the #157 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at BYU 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 - Provo Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*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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