Brigham Young University - Hawaii

Brigham Young University - Hawaii Data & Information Overview

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How Well Is Brigham Young University - Hawaii Ranked?

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2023 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Brigham Young University - Hawaii was awarded 166 badges in the 2023 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is intercultural/multicultural and diversity studies.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked BYU - H as #440 out of 2,241 colleges and universities in the country on its 2023 Best Colleges list. This is an improvement over the previous year, when BYU - H held the #1,458 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

BYU - H also holds the #2 spot on the Best Colleges in Hawaii ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into BYU - H?

Acceptance Rate

Brigham Young University - Hawaii has an acceptance rate of 75%, which makes it somewhat selective. Make sure it's not the only school you apply to, even if it's your school of choice. Whether you get in or not will largely depend on how you compare to other applicants.

Average Test Scores

About 23% 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 540 and 630. Math scores were between 520 and 620.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Brigham Young University - Hawaii  ( 540 to 630 )

SAT Math Scores for Brigham Young University - Hawaii  ( 520 to 620 )
BYU - H received ACT scores from 67% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 21 and 26.

ACT Composite Scores for Brigham Young University - Hawaii  ( 21 to 26 )

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Brigham Young University - Hawaii Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

With a student to faculty ratio of 16 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

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus 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 tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Brigham Young University - Hawaii is 64%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  64 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 24%. That's lower than the national rate of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  24 out of 100

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Brigham Young University - Hawaii Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 3,180 undergraduates at BYU - H with 2,764 being full-time and 416 being part-time.

How Much Does Brigham Young University - Hawaii Cost?

The overall average net price of BYU - H is $14,499. 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 +
$11,191 $11,566 $12,162 $16,141 $17,619

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 14% of students took out student loans averaging $4,584 a year. That adds up to $18,336 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at BYU - H is 2.7%. 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.

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How Much Money Do BYU - H Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from BYU - H make around $49,232 per year during the early years of their employment. That's great news for BYU - H students since it is 16% more than the average college graduate's salary of $42,485 per year.


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Location of Brigham Young University - Hawaii

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

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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
Business Administration & Management 125 $40,549
General Biology 50 NA
Hospitality Management 49 NA
Accounting 47 NA
General Psychology 47 NA
Social Work 42 NA
Communication & Media Studies 30 NA
Political Science & Government 30 NA
Teaching English or French 27 NA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 27 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 2019-2020, 3,180 students took at least one online class at Brigham Young University - Hawaii. This is an increase from the 646 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 3,180 3,180
2018-2019 646 79
2017-2018 737 139
2016-2017 1,290 312
2015-2016 1,647 272

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Notes and 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.


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