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Colleges / Brigham Young University-Hawaii

Brigham Young University-Hawaii

Laie, HI 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate58%
Acceptance Rate58%

About Brigham Young University Hawaii

Brigham Young University-Hawaii Overview

Brigham Young University-Hawaii is a private, religious school in a small town setting in Laie, Hawaii. Brigham Young University Hawaii was founded in 1955 and currently enrolls around 3,180 students per year year, which includes 3,180 undergraduate students. Brigham Young University Hawaii ensures housing for up to 1,683 students. Most students live in off campus housing, and 90% of students spend their weekends on campus.

📆 Mark your calendar! The final application deadline for Fall 2023 is February 1. Regular decision applicants for Fall 2023 should hear from Brigham Young University Hawaii by March 1.

There are many ways for students to get involved at Brigham Young University Hawaii!

Interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Brigham Young University Hawaii's theater groups.

Are you interested in journalism and communications? Brigham Young University Hawaii students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Brigham Young University Hawaii does not have any greek life opportunties.

Planning to play sports? Brigham Young University Hawaii has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Brigham Young University Hawaii on the Student Life page.

2022 Brigham Young University Hawaii Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 58%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 17.31%
Tuition $6,068
Percent of Need Met 75%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $4,200

Is Brigham Young University Hawaii a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is.

Let's take a closer look at these areas to get a better look at what Brigham Young University Hawaii offers and if the college seems like a good choice for you.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Brigham Young University-Hawaii

Brigham Young University Hawaii is moderately difficult to get into. The acceptance rate at Brigham Young University Hawaii is 58%. Last year, 1,295 students applied to Brigham Young University Hawaii and 748 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Brigham Young University Hawaii

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. Retention measures how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Brigham Young University Hawaii, around 62% are still enrolled the next year. 52% of Brigham Young University Hawaii undergrads graduate within six years. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook Brigham Young University Hawaii Graduates

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from Brigham Young University Hawaii by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads. 40% of graduates from Brigham Young University Hawaii recieve at least one full-time job offer within six months of graduating.

Check with Brigham Young University Hawaii directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Brigham Young University Hawaii

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Brigham Young University Hawaii meets 75% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $4,200 a year.

In 2020, students graduated with an average of $12,418 in student loans for each student with debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Brigham Young University Hawaii.

Based on this information, is Brigham Young University Hawaii the school for you? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Brigham Young University Hawaii a good school for you?

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Where is Brigham Young University Hawaii?

Brigham Young University Hawaii is located in the small town setting of Laie, Hawaii, in the suburbs of Honolulu.

If you want to see Brigham Young University Hawaii for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Kamehameha Highway to Laie, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Honolulu International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Brigham Young University Hawaii and Laie are like without leaving home.

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College Info

55-220 Kulanui Street Laie, HI 96762-1294

Campus Setting: Small Town

Brigham Young University Hawaii Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Feb 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Mar 15

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Brigham Young University Hawaii is Feb 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Brigham Young University Hawaii is Mar 15.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Brigham Young University Hawaii ACT Scores


ACT Range

22 - 26

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

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26 and Above


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22 and Less


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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Brigham Young University Hawaii is 24. Students with an ACT score of 26 and above have a good chance of getting into Brigham Young University Hawaii. Students with an ACT score that falls between 22 and 26 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 22 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Brigham Young University Hawaii SAT Scores


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Brigham Young University Hawaii Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Brigham Young University Hawaii is like? There are approximately 3,180 students enrolled at Brigham Young University Hawaii. 87% percent of students attend school full-time, 25% percent are from HI and 75% percent of students are from other states.


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