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How Well Is Brigham Young University - Hawaii Ranked?

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2021 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 33 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is business, management and marketing.

Overall Quality

BYU - H is ranked #819 out of 1,715 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2021 Best 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

Brigham Young University - Hawaii has an acceptance rate of 37%, which means the school is serious about who it admits. Take your time in putting together a strong application that highlights why you are a good fit for BYU - H.

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

The student to faculty ratio is often used to estimate how much interaction there is between professors and their students at a college or university. At Brigham Young University - Hawaii, this ratio is 17 to 1, which is on par with the national average of 15 to 1. That's not bad at all.

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 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

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full time students who obtain their bachelor's degree in four years or less. This rate is 22% for first-time, full-time students at BYU - H, which is 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 3,096 undergraduates at BYU - H with 2,851 being full-time and 245 being part-time.

BYU - H Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

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?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from BYU - H make around $42,200 per year during the early years of their employment. This is in the same neighborhood of the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, certain majors may produce higher-paying graduates.


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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
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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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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