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According to College Factual's 2024 analysis, BYU is ranked #100 out of 2,217 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality. This puts it in the top 5% of all schools in the nation. This is an improvement over the previous year, when BYU held the #122 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.
BYU also holds the #1 spot on the Best Colleges in Utah ranking.
If you're applying to Brigham Young University - Provo you'll face some tough competition, since the school's acceptance rate is only 59%. Definitely don't wait until the last minute to submit your application, since applying early may be in your favor.
About 20% of students accepted to BYU submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 620 and 720. Math scores were between 600 and 720.
At Brigham Young University - Provo, the student to faculty ratio is 21 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.
In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.
The full-time faculty percentage at Brigham Young University - Provo is 72%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.
Brigham Young University - Provo has a freshmen retention rate of 89%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.
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 is 22%. That's lower than the national rate of 33.3%
During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 33,376 undergraduates at BYU with 30,039 being full-time and 3,337 being part-time.
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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, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.
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, approximately 10% of students took out student loans averaging $5,687 a year. That adds up to $22,748 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at BYU is 1.3%. 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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|Most Popular Majors||Bachelor’s Degrees||Average Salary of Graduates|
|Physiology & Pathology Sciences||273||$20,739|
|Public Relations & Advertising||187||$41,037|
|Teacher Education Subject Specific||181||$39,856|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||178||$36,102|
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 2020-2021, 13,050 students took at least one online class at Brigham Young University - Provo. This is a decrease from the 33,708 students who took online classes the previous year.
|Year||Took at Least One Online Class||Took All Classes Online|
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*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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