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Brigham Young University - Hawaii Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on Brigham Young University - Hawaii, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. If you're interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is Brigham Young University - Hawaii Ranked?

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2021 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Brigham Young University - Hawaii was awarded 33 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is business, management and marketing.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked BYU - H as #819 out of 1,715 colleges and universities in the country on its 2021 Best Colleges list. This is an improvement over the previous year, when BYU - H held the #825 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

BYU - H is also ranked #2 out of 6 schools in Hawaii.

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Is It Hard to Get Into BYU - H?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Brigham Young University - Hawaii is a competitive 37%, so make sure you take your application seriously when putting it together. Even leaving out a minor detail could be a reason to move you to the rejection pile.

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 )

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

ACT Composite Scores for Brigham Young University - Hawaii  ( 22 to 26 )

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Brigham Young University - Hawaii Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

With a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1, Brigham Young University - Hawaii is about average in this regard as the nationwide rate is 15 to 1. While this does not translate directly to class size, it's a good indicator of how much time professors will have to spend with their students on a one-on-one basis.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Brigham Young University - Hawaii is 100%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  100 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Brigham Young University - Hawaii

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At Brigham Young University - Hawaii this rate is 62%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  62 out of 100

Graduation Rate

When we say that a student has graduated on time, we mean that they have finished their bachelor's degree within four years. The on-time graduation rate at BYU - H is 22%. That's lower than the national rate of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  22 out of 100

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Excellent Overall Diversity at BYU - H

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 3,143 undergraduates at BYU - H with 2,702 being full-time and 441 being part-time.

BYU - H Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

With an overall score of 98.04 out of 100, BYU - H is one of the most diverse schools in the nation.

Overall Diversity Score  98.04 out of 100
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How Much Does Brigham Young University - Hawaii Cost?

The overall average net price of BYU - H is $12,793. 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 - H

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$10,398 $10,539 $13,256 $14,477 $14,668

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of BYU - H, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

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 - 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.

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How Much Money Do BYU - H Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from BYU - H with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $42,200 in their early years. This is right on par with the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. Also, graduates in your major field may make more.


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Location of Brigham Young University - Hawaii

Located in Laie, Hawaii, Brigham Young University - Hawaii is a private not-for-profit institution. Laie is a good match for students who enjoy small-town life.

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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

Brigham Young University - Hawaii Majors

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Hospitality Management 44 NA
Accounting 43 NA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 38 NA
General Psychology 36 $26,300
Social Work 35 NA
Health & Physical Education 29 NA
Design & Applied Arts 28 NA
General Biology 26 NA
Political Science & Government 25 NA
Marketing 25 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Brigham Young University - Hawaii along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at BYU - H

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2017-2018, 737 students took at least one online class at Brigham Young University - Hawaii. This is a decrease from the 1,290 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 737 139
2016-2017 1,290 312
2015-2016 1,647 272
2014-2015 867 194
2013-2014 1,024 279

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