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Brigham Young University - Hawaii

Laie, HI 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate58%

Brigham Young University Hawaii Admissions

Brigham Young University-Hawaii is moderately difficult to get into. Around 58% of applicants get into Brigham Young University-Hawaii each year. Out of 1,295 applications received in 2023, 748 students were offered admission.

If you are considering submitting an application to Brigham Young University-Hawaii, the regular decision application deadline is February 1 and the application fee costs $30.

Students who submit their applications to Brigham Young University-Hawaii for fall semester should anticipate a decision by March 1.

Brigham Young University-Hawaii Admissions Stats at a Glance

The following is an overiew of some of Brigham Young University-Hawaii's admissions stats.

Brigham Young University-Hawaii 2023 Admissions Statistics
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 17.31%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 61.22%
Waitlist No

Brigham Young University-Hawaii Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Brigham Young University-Hawaii.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action No
Regular Decision Yes 2 1 March 1

Want to Apply Early to Brigham Young University-Hawaii?

Brigham Young University-Hawaii does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ See a list of some competetive colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Brigham Young University-Hawaii Admissions

How Hard Is It To Get Admitted to Brigham Young University Hawaii?

It is moderately difficult to get into Brigham Young University Hawaii. Brigham Young University Hawaii evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2022, Brigham Young University Hawaii accepted 58% of all applicants, about 748 from 1,295 applicants.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Brigham Young University Hawaii, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.

Transferring to Brigham Young University-Hawaii

It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to Brigham Young University-Hawaii

Brigham Young University-Hawaii has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does Brigham Young University-Hawaii Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the areas where you shine.

Admissions Factors at Brigham Young University-Hawaii

Curious about the factors that are considered by Brigham Young University-Hawaii during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Geographical Residence Very Important
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Very Important
Standardized Test Scores Very Important
Character/Personal Qualities Important
Application Essay Important
Recommendation(s) Important
State Residency Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Volunteer Work Considered
Work Experience Considered

Make sure to check with Brigham Young University-Hawaii for more information on admission factors.

Brigham Young University-Hawaii Application Requirements

To apply to Brigham Young University-Hawaii, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with Brigham Young University-Hawaii's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)
Other Requirements resume of activities, ecclesiastical endorsement
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Brigham Young University-Hawaii?

Brigham Young University-Hawaii has not provided an information about GPAs of accepted students. Any questions regarding applicant expectations should be addressed directly with the school.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Brigham Young University-Hawaii does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2008, 17.31% of Brigham Young University-Hawaii's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 61.22% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

To be most competitive at Brigham Young University-Hawaii, you should strive to earn between 22 and 26 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 26 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Brigham Young University-Hawaii's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 26, and three out of four students scored lower than 26 on the ACT.

A 22 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Brigham Young University-Hawaii students. Only one out of every four students scored below 22.

More Information on Transferring to Brigham Young University-Hawaii

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Brigham Young University-Hawaii.

For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is March 15.

Transfer students can enroll in Brigham Young University-Hawaii during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Winter Term

• Spring Term

• Winter Term

• Summer Term

Brigham Young University-Hawaii Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Brigham Young University-Hawaii?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Brigham Young University-Hawaii.

Does Brigham Young University-Hawaii accept transfer credits?

✅ Brigham Young University-Hawaii accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Brigham Young University-Hawaii accepts:

• CLEP subject tests

Does Brigham Young University-Hawaii accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Brigham Young University-Hawaii accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Brigham Young University-Hawaii?

✅ Brigham Young University-Hawaii is not test optional.

What is Brigham Young University-Hawaii's acceptance rate?

✅ Brigham Young University-Hawaii has an acceptance rate of 58%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Brigham Young University-Hawaii?

❌ Brigham Young University-Hawaii does not offer early decision.

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Brigham Young University Hawaii Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into Brigham Young University Hawaii? Brigham Young University Hawaii is a somewhat selective institution. The Brigham Young University Hawaii acceptance rate is 58%. This means that the institution accepts 57 out of every 100 applicants.


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 SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

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Reading SAT Range

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Brigham Young University Hawaii GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

Not available

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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