Brigham Young University - Provo is Affiliated With the The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Faith.
Like many colleges with a religious affiliation, BYU is not "faith based" and is therefore unlikely to require a religious studies component. 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.
BYU Has a Disability Services Site
For more information on policies and accommodations that the university provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit BYU Disability Services.
BYU for the Military
While not a "service academy", BYU 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, check out our BYU for Veterans Guide.
Freshmen Living Arrangements at Brigham Young University - Provo
BYU offers on-campus housing, but freshmen are not required to take advantage of it. In the end though, most do choose to live in the dorms.
* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.
Full-time vs. Part-time Studies at Brigham Young University - Provo
BYU has a comparatively very large, student body. There were 30,979 undergraduates in 2017. Full-time attendance was 28,012 (90.4%). Part-time attendance was 2,967 (9.6%).
Brigham Young University - Provo is Ranked #272 for Overall Diversity
Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, BYU receives top marks for overall diversity. We rank BYU #272 out of 2,238.
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.
Brigham Young University - Provo Competes in the NCAA
BYU has a total of 717 student athletes, 381 men and 336 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.
For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to Brigham Young University - Provo Athletics