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Brigham Young University

6,538 reviews
  1. Provo, UT
  2. 4 Year
#59 in Best Colleges in America
A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    A
  2. Value
    A
  3. Diversity
    C
  4. Campus
    A+
  5. Athletics
    A
  6. Party Scene
    C+
  7. Professors
    B
  8. Location
    A-
  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-A
Athletic Conference
Other
Address
Main Campus
Provo, UT 84602
Website

Brigham Young University Rankings

Niche ranks over 1,000 colleges based on more than 50 statistics and nearly 12 million opinions from college students.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
47%
SAT Range
1150-1370
ACT Range
27-31
Application Fee
$35
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Application Website

Cost

Net Price
$12,335/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $9,083/ year
  • $30-48k
    $10,391/ year
  • $49-75k
    $12,564/ year
  • $76-110k
    $15,695/ year
  • $110k+
    $16,300/ year

Academics

Professors
B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
18:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
93%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.293 responses
67%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.296 responses
56%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.294 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
24,499Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
9%
Pell Grant
15%
Varsity Athletes
3%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 156 responses
  • Intelligent
    1%
  • Annoyingly Chipper
    1%
  • Dedicated
    14%
  • Friendly
    11%
  • Good
    12%
  • Hardworking
    22%
  • Honest
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
87%
Poll
0%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big.281 responses
Poll
11%
of students say almost everything on campus revolved around sports.522 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 183 responses
  • Enter to Learn; Go Forth to Serve
    16%
  • Academically rigorous and a spirit of integrity
    34%
  • Awesome
    9%
  • Best bang for your buck
    5%
  • Decent
    2%
  • Enlightening in all aspects
    8%
  • Amazing
    1%

After Brigham Young University

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$57,400/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
79%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
76%
National
83%
92%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.145 responses

Reviews

6,538 reviews
  • Excellent
    1905
  • Very Good
    2698
  • Average
    1534
  • Poor
    231
  • Terrible
    170
There are tons of prospects for job, internships, etc. It's easy to get where you want because BYU backs you up 100%.
  • College Sophomore
  • 25 days ago
The professors are so accommodating and they treat you like a real person. I've never felt like I've had this strong of a home away from home.
  • College Sophomore
  • 25 days ago
I have had such a variety of classes already and all of my professors have been absolutely wonderful about helping me through the hard times and making sure I'm able to do my best with what I'm given.
  • College Sophomore
  • 25 days ago