Brigham Young University at Hawaii

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Laie, HI

$5,890

Avg tuition

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About Brigham Young University at Hawaii

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Brigham Young University at Hawaii is a small private university located on a suburban campus in Laie, Hawaii. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,180, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 75%. The university offers 78 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 67%, and a student-faculty ratio of 16:1. Tuition and fees for students are $5,890.

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Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

75% of students were accepted during the 2020-2021 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

64% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.

Graduation Rate Insight

67% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Application Considerations

Test scores Required

High school transcript Required

High school rank Recommended

Letter of recommendation Required

High school GPA Required

Open admission No

Completion of college prep program Recommended

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

Transfer Credit Policy

Dual enrollment Yes

Credit for qualified life experience* Implied no

Advance placement (AP) credits Yes

*This can include previous jobs, trainings, licenses/credentials, or seminars. You may need to complete an exam or provide a portfolio to earn credit.

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 21-26

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1060-1250

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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3k

Students enrolled

100%

Online student enrollment

16:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

On-campus Check Bold
International Online classes are available for students around the world. Check Bold

Demographics

Non-U.S. Citizen

44%

White

27%

Two or more races

13%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

6%

Hispanic

5%

Asian

3%

Unknown

1%

Black

0%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Female student population

62%

Socio-economic diversity

15% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

15%

State Grant Aid

17%

Institution Grant Aid

66%

Pell Grant

15%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,219
State Grant Aid $2,466
Institution Grant Aid $4,271
Pell Grant Aid $5,748

Financial Outlook

$9k

Average student debt after graduation

$36k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

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Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.