Selectivity and acceptance rates can be a big clue to how difficult it is to be admitted to BYU. Compare your test scores to prior applicants to get a good understanding of who you’re competing against for entrance.
Selectivity (Fall 2021): What’s the Acceptance Rate for Students?
Selectivity of College
Acceptance and Enrollment Stats (Fall 2021)
Gender Balance in Admissions: Analyzing Male and Female Applicant Trends
Applicants: Men - Women 45 to 55
Accepted: Men - Women 40 to 60
Enrolled: Men - Women 42 to 58
Average Test Scores
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.
SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Brigham Young University - Provo ( 620 to 720 )
SAT Math Scores for Brigham Young University - Provo ( 600 to 720 )
BYU received ACT scores from 76% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 26 and 32.
ACT Composite Scores for Brigham Young University - Provo ( 26 to 32 )
Additional Question to Ask
A college’s selectivity gives us an idea of how rigorous the studies are, and how competitive the students are. However, not all students thrive in a competitive atmosphere, even if their grades are good. Does this college have the best learning environment for you?