Brigham Young University - Idaho

Brigham Young University - Idaho Veteran Services & Resources

Is Brigham Young University - Idaho a Good School for Veterans?

If you're a veteran who is thinking about going back to school, it's important to see how well the school treats its students with prior military service first. So we've gathered facts about Brigham Young University - Idaho veterans and their studies to help you make your college decision. If you're looking for information related to military tuition assistance such as the GI Bill® or Yellow Ribbon Program, go to the following page: Brigham Young University - Idaho G.I. Bill Information

Info in This Veterans Report on BYU - I:

How Does BYU - I Rank for Veterans?

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College Factual publishes its Best Schools for Veterans ranking on an annual basis. This list identifies colleges and universities that support veterans as they pursue their education.

Brigham Young University - Idaho was ranked #2,179 on the 2022 version of this list.The school also ranked #10 in our Best for Vets in Idaho ranking.

In addition to our overall rankings, we also calculate our Best for Vets by degree level rankings. The table below shows how BYU - I fared in those rankings.

Ranking Name Rank
Best Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 1,276
Best Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 1,447

You may be more interested to see how particular majors at BYU - I ranked compared to those at other schools. Below, you'll find a list of majors which received the best rankings for vets. Find a full list of majors here. Once you select a major, you'll be able to see links to the rankings available for that major.

Ranking Name Rank
Best Floriculture/Floristry Operations & Management Colleges for Veterans 1
Best Agricultural Business Technology Colleges for Veterans 1
Best Public/Applied History Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 1
Best Floriculture/Floristry Operations & Management Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 1
Best Agricultural Business Technology Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 1
Best Welding Engineering Technology Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 2
Best Speech Teacher Education Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 5
Best History Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 6
Best Welding Engineering Technology Colleges for Veterans 6
Best Education/Teaching of Individuals in Junior High/Middle School Special Education Programs Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 6

How Many Veterans Go to BYU - I?

A large number of veterans attending a college means the college and faculty are more used to supporting and accommodating the needs of those with prior military experience.

According to the VA, there are 471 G.I. Bill® students at BYU - I. Around 1.06% of students at the school are using the GI Bill® since the total enrollment at BYU - I is 44,481. For context, let's take this into consideration. According to the Student Veterans of America, approximately three to four per cent of American college students are veterans.

This number includes all chapters of the GI Bill®, e.g. Post-9/11, Montgomery GI Bill and Reserve Education Assistance Program. It also includes Veteran Readiness and Employment. It does not include any active-duty military personnel that are attending this college via Tuition Assistance, so the total military population is potentially larger than this.

Does BYU - I Give Credit for Military Training?

Implied No Credit for Life Experience
YES Credit for Military Training
At this time, BYU - I does not offer college credit for life experience.

BYU - I may consider your military experience and give college credit. Talk with your admissions counselor to learn more.

BYU - I Reserve Officer Training Corp (ROTC)

Implied No Air Force ROTC
Yes Army ROTC
Implied No Navy ROTC
Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) programs are available at BYU - I for the following armed services:

  • Army

Complaints to the VA About BYU - I

There have been no complaints registered to the VA for this college.


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