Home to about 44,481 undergraduates in 2020, BYU - I is a very large, private university located in Rexburg, Idaho. This is a great opportunity for those who would thrive in a charming, small-town atmosphere. Please note, some classes/degrees offered by BYU - I can be taken “online” so keep that in mind when reviewing this report. For more context, you might also check out our BYU - I Guide to Distance and Online Learning.
Some, but not all, schools with a religious affiliation may require a statement of faith or religious studies component. Contact the school to see what their requirements are. If an affinity with the The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints faith interests you, check out our ranking of The Best The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Colleges and Universities.
For more information on policies and accommodations that the university provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit BYU - I Disability Services.
While not a "service academy", BYU - I does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. Undergraduates have access to one or more ROTC programs. For more information on policies related to veterans, you can visit BYU - I Veteran Services . For more information, check out our BYU - I for Veterans Guide.
BYU - I offers on-campus housing, but freshmen are not required to take advantage of it.
* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.
BYU - I has a comparatively very large, student body. There were 44,481 undergraduates in 2020. Full-time attendance was 18,832 (42.3%). Part-time attendance was 25,649 (57.7%).
Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, BYU - I receives top marks for overall diversity. We rank BYU - I #327 out of 3,451.
The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.
We wanted to tell you about student athletes at BYU - I, but that information was not available.
For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to Brigham Young University - Idaho Athletics