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Located in Rexburg, Idaho, Brigham Young University - Idaho is a private not-for-profit institution. Rexburg is a great place for students who enjoy small town life.

$9,705 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
97% Acceptance Rate

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Brigham Young University - Idaho Rankings

BYU - I holds the #1 spot on the Best Colleges in Idaho ranking.

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

BYU - I has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#66 Best Computer Science Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at BYU - I.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Best Value Information Science Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Value Computer Science Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Value Computer Information Systems Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Value Computer Software Applications Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Best Value Information Technology Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Best Value Computer Programming Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#11 Best Computer Software Applications Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#19 Best Computer Information Systems Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#23 Best Computer Programming Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#50 Most Popular Computer Information Systems Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards BYU - I has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#3 Best Value Colleges for Information Science College Factual
#5 Best Value Colleges for Computer Information Systems College Factual
#6 Best Value Colleges for Computer Software & Applications College Factual
#10 Best Value Colleges for Computer Science College Factual
#15 Best Value Colleges for Information Technology College Factual
#21 Best Value Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences College Factual

Where Is Brigham Young University - Idaho?

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Contact details for BYU - I are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 525 S Center, Rexburg, ID 83460-1690
Phone: 208-496-1411
Website: www.byui.edu/
Facebook: http://www.byui.edu//social-media/facebook
Twitter: https://twitter.com/BYUID

How Do I Get Into BYU - I?

You can apply to BYU - I online at: www.byui.edu/Admissions/

Admission Requirements for BYU - I

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript recommended
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations required
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into BYU - I?

97% Acceptance Rate
56% Of Accepted Are Women
37% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 97%, BYU - I is fairly easy to get into, but you must be sure to submit the required materials.

Approximately 44% of accepted students are men and 56% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 96%, and the acceptance rate for women is 98%.

Average Test Scores

About 37% of students accepted to BYU - I submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 500 and 610. Math scores were between 500 and 590.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Brigham Young University - Idaho  ( 500 to 610 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for Brigham Young University - Idaho  ( 500 to 590 )
200
800
BYU - I received ACT scores from 64% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 19 and 25. Math scores were between 18 and 25. Composite scores were between 20 and 26.

ACT English Scores for Brigham Young University - Idaho  ( 19 to 25 )
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36
ACT Math Scores for Brigham Young University - Idaho  ( 18 to 25 )
1
36
ACT Composite Scores for Brigham Young University - Idaho  ( 20 to 26 )
1
36

Can I Afford Brigham Young University - Idaho?

$9,705 Net Price
22% Take Out Loans
3.2% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of BYU - I is $9,705. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

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 - I, approximately 22% of students took out student loans averaging $5,943 a year. That adds up to $23,772 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at BYU - I is 3.2%. 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.

Brigham Young University - Idaho Undergraduate Student Diversity

18,832 Full-Time Undergraduates
53% Women
15% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 44,481 undergraduate students at BYU - I, with 18,832 being full-time and 25,649 being part-time.

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Gender Diversity

Of the 18,832 full-time undergraduates at BYU - I, 47% are male and 53% are female.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Brigham Young University - Idaho students is as follows.

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 187
Black or African American 123
Hispanic or Latino 531
White 13,883
International Students 1,863
Other Races/Ethnicities 2,245

Geographic Diversity

Idaho students aren't the only ones who study at Brigham Young University - Idaho. At this time, all 50 states are represented by the student population at the school.

At this time, 50 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 93 countries are represented at BYU - I. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Canada, Mexico, and Brazil.

Online Learning at Brigham Young University - Idaho

22,218 Took All Classes Online
36,523 Took At Least One Class Online
-0.2% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 36,523 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at BYU - I has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the most popular in Idaho for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.

Online Affordability Rankings of BYU - I

During the most recent year for which we have data, the full-time undergraduate tuition at Brigham Young University - Idaho was $4,208 for both in-state and out-of-state students. The following table shows how BYU - I is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are not mostly online.

Major Tuition for In-State Students Tuition for Out-of-State Students
Computer Software & Applications #1 #1
Web & Multimedia Design #1 #1
General Computer & Information Sciences #4 #1
Information Technology #7 #1
Computer Information Systems #22 #1

Online Affordability Rankings of BYU - I Rankings

During the most recent year for which we have data, the full-time undergraduate tuition at Brigham Young University - Idaho was $3,830 for both in-state and out-of-state students. The following table shows how BYU - I is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are mostly online.

Major Tuition for In-State Students Tuition for Out-of-State Students
Computer Information Systems #1 #1
General Computer & Information Sciences #1 #1
Computer Software & Applications #1 #1
Web & Multimedia Design #1 #1

Online Growth Rankings of BYU - I

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Brigham Young University - Idaho was -0.2%. This is the #1,341 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at BYU - I regardless of major.

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at BYU - I ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at BYU - I.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Web & Multimedia Design #96
General Computer Programming #104
Computer Software & Applications #137
Computer Programming #139
Information Technology #177
Computer & IS Security #187
General Computer & Information Sciences #221
Information Technology #315
Computer Information Systems #401

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Brigham Young University - Idaho Computer Science Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major TOTAL
General Computer & Information Sciences 0
Information Technology 0
General Computer Programming 0
Computer Science 0
Data Modeling/Warehousing & Database Administration 0
Web & Multimedia Design 0
General Information Science 0
Computer & IS Security 0
TOTAL 0

References

*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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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