Brigham Young University – Provo

Main Campus, Provo, UT 84602

About Brigham Young University – Provo

Brigham Young University – Provo is classified as a doctoral-granting university with high research activity. This very large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 10,000 students or more. Up to 50% of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and fewer than 25% of undergraduates reside on campus. This institution awards a balanced number of bachelor’s degrees in both the arts and sciences and professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in over half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards research doctorate degrees in a variety of fields. Most of these graduate degrees are awarded in professional fields other than engineering, such as education, health professions, social work, or public policy. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Transfer students make up fewer than 20% of entering undergraduates. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution. Over 90% of the student body are enrolled as undergraduates.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate30,745
Student Age% Under 2582%
 % 25 and Over18%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time88%
 % Part-time12%
Race/Ethnicity% White86.2%
 % Black0.5%
 % Asian4.2%
 % Latino3.9%
 % Native American0.5%
 % Race Unknown1.6%
 % International student3%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePrivate
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Academic Information

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
 % Admitted64%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled75%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRecommended
 Letter of RecommendationRequired
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT28%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT94%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800680 / 800
 SAT Math580 / 800690 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite26 / 3630 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$35
 Graduate Application Fee$50
 In-State Tuition & Fees$4,420
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$4,420
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid65%
 % Undergraduates with Loans10%
 % Undergraduates with Grants62%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$900
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$7,120
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$7,120
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,320
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,320
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,320

Neighborhood Data for the Provo Area

Median Age23.3
Median Household Income$39,782
Total Population111,940
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total49.3% 50.7%
 Age 0-951.5%48.5%
 Age 10-1753.1%46.9%
 Age 18-2447.5%52.5%
 Age 25-2954.9%45.1%
 Age 30-3952.9%47.1%
Race/Ethnicity% White85.8%
 % Black0.7%
 % Asian2.7%
 % Latino15.6%
 % Native American0.9%
 % Pacific Islander1.4%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.1%


On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals per week can vary
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$7,120
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$7,120
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$638
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50071.0%18.8%10.5%
 $500 to $74919.9%71.8%0.0%
 $750 to $9993.0%6.6%18.5%
 Over $10006.2%2.8%13.1%
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