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Brigham Young University - Idaho Data & Information Overview

Want the scoop on Brigham Young University - Idaho? We've put together a comprehensive report on the school that covers what majors BYU - I offers, how the school ranks, how diverse it is, and much 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 - Idaho Ranked?

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2021 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Brigham Young University - Idaho was awarded 112 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is computer software and applications.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2021 analysis, BYU - I is ranked #985 out of 1,715 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality.

BYU - I also holds the #5 spot on the Best Colleges in Idaho ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into BYU - I?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Brigham Young University - Idaho is 95%, which is higher than many other schools to which you may be applying. But don't think getting into BYU - I is a sure thing. The admissions staff is still going to review your application to see if you are a good fit for the school.

Average Test Scores

About 28% of students accepted to BYU - I submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 500 and 600. Math scores were between 490 and 580.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Brigham Young University - Idaho  ( 500 to 600 )

SAT Math Scores for Brigham Young University - Idaho  ( 490 to 580 )
BYU - I received ACT scores from 80% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 20 and 25.

ACT Composite Scores for Brigham Young University - Idaho  ( 20 to 25 )

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Brigham Young University - Idaho Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At Brigham Young University - Idaho, the student to faculty ratio is 25 to 1. Compared to the national average of 15 to 1, this is somewhat high. This could mean that class sizes may be larger than they are at other colleges or universities or that professors may be required to teach more classes.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Brigham Young University - Idaho

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 - Idaho is 72%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  72 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 - I is 19%. That's lower than the national rate of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  19 out of 100

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Excellent Overall Diversity at BYU - I

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 42,341 undergraduates at BYU - I with 18,335 being full-time and 24,006 being part-time.

BYU - I 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 89.27 out of 100, BYU - I is one of the most diverse schools in the nation.

Overall Diversity Score  89.27 out of 100
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How Much Does Brigham Young University - Idaho Cost?

The overall average net price of BYU - I is $7,632. 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 - I

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$4,256 $5,274 $6,901 $10,287 $11,780

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 - I, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

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 - I, approximately 26% of students took out student loans averaging $6,673 a year. That adds up to $26,692 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at BYU - I is 3.4%. 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 - I Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from BYU - I make around $42,700 per year during the early years of their employment. 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 - Idaho

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

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Location of Brigham Young University - Idaho

Contact details for BYU - I are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 525 S Center, Rexburg, ID 83460-1690
Phone: 208-496-1411

Brigham Young University - Idaho Majors

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Liberal Arts General Studies 647 $21,800
Business Administration & Management 643 $46,400
Human Development & Family Studies 424 $14,100
Public Health 339 $25,600
Nursing 259 $51,600
Communication & Media Studies 220 $27,800
Teacher Education Grade Specific 216 $31,500
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 206 $19,300
General Psychology 200 $23,500
General Biology 189 $29,100

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

Online Learning at BYU - I

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2017-2018, 32,448 students took at least one online class at Brigham Young University - Idaho. This is a decrease from the 42,057 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 32,448 21,053
2016-2017 42,057 31,554
2015-2016 35,826 25,820
2014-2015 33,551 25,352
2013-2014 26,667 20,071

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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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