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Colleges / Brigham Young University-Hawaii

Brigham Young University-Hawaii

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

Brigham Young University Hawaii Student Life

Brigham Young University Hawaii is on a 60-acre campus in the small town setting of Laie, Hawaii, not far from Honolulu.

Brigham Young University Hawaii Student Activities

There are many activities and organizations for Brigham Young University Hawaii students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.

Interested in Greek life? Brigham Young University Hawaii does not have fraternities or sororities.

Brigham Young University Hawaii has the Tonga Club. In fact, more students participate in the Tonga Club than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Brigham Young University Hawaii include Samoa Club, Hawaiian Club, Hong Kong Club and Japanese Club.

Brigham Young University Hawaii students' favorite campus events are Culture Night, Foodfest and Songfest.

Does Brigham Young University Hawaii Offer Student Housing?

This table offers information on housing at Brigham Young University Hawaii.

Housing Options Offered? Details
On-Campus Housing Yes Required for freshman
Guaranteed Housing Yes Priortiy given to freshman
Co-ed Housing Available No
Housing for Students with Disabilities No
Percentage of Students Living On-Campus –– 57%
Spots Available in On-Campus Housing –– 1,683
Number of Students Living On-Campus –– 1,341
Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus –– 43%

Brigham Young University Hawaii offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through freshman year. First year students are given priority for on-campus housing.

The majority of Brigham Young University Hawaii students live on campus. In 2022, 57% of undergrads at Brigham Young University Hawaii lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 43% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Brigham Young University Hawaii. There are 1,683 spots available in on-campus housing for all 3,180 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 1,341 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 90% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Brigham Young University Hawaii does not offer coed housing or housing for students with disabilities.

Brigham Young University Hawaii Athletics

At Brigham Young University Hawaii there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Brigham Young University Hawaii:

Sport Men's Intramural Women's Intramural Men's Division Women's Division Men's Scholarships Women's Scholarships
Basketball NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Soccer NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Tennis NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Cross Country Running NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2

Is Brigham Young University Hawaii Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Brigham Young University-Hawaii is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security.

Brigham Young University Hawaii offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students.

Plan a Visit to Brigham Young University Hawaii

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Brigham Young University Hawaii, take Kamehameha Highway to Laie, HI. If you need to fly, book your flight to Honolulu International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Hawaii you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Brigham Young University Hawaii's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

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