If you are planning on applying to Brigham Young University, the deadline for Fall 2023 admissions is December 16 and the application fee costs $35.
Students who submit their applications to Brigham Young University for the fall semester should anticipate a decision by February 21.
The following is an overiew of some of Brigham Young University's admissions stats.
|Brigham Young University 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.9|
|Mean SAT Score||1315|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||20%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||76%|
These are the application deadlines for Brigham Young University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
|Regular Decision||Yes||December 1||February 21|
Brigham Young University does not offer early decision or early action.
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It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
Brigham Young University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the admissions factors where you stand out.
Curious about the factors that are considered by Brigham Young University during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Character/Personal Qualities||Very Important|
|Work Experience||Very Important|
|Extracurricular Activities||Very Important|
|Application Essay||Very Important|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
|Volunteer Work||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
Make sure to check with Brigham Young University for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Brigham Young University, all applicants must submit the following items. Check with Brigham Young University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Transcript(S) of College Record|
|Standardized Test Scores|
|Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||1|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Brigham Young University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.9. Brigham Young University considers weighted GPA scores from incomging students.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects 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.
Brigham Young University considers ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
Brigham Young University is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2022, 20% of Brigham Young University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 76% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Brigham Young University applicants, you should strive to score between 1230 and 1420 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Brigham Young University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1420 and 25% of scored lower than 1230, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Brigham Young University student is 1315.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Brigham Young University students scored 720 or higher and 75% of students scored 620 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Brigham Young University students scored 720 or higher, and 75% scored a 620 or higher.
To be most competitive at Brigham Young University, you should strive to earn between 26 and 32 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 32 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Brigham Young University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 32, and three out of four students scored lower than 32 on the ACT.
A 26 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Brigham Young University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 26.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Brigham Young University.
For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is June 1. Applicants should hear back by June 27.
Transfer students can enroll in Brigham Young University during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Winter Term
• Spring Term
• Winter Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Brigham Young University?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Brigham Young University.
Does Brigham Young University accept transfer credits?
✅ Brigham Young University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions.
Does Brigham Young University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
❌ Brigham Young University does not accept International Baccalaureate credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Brigham Young University?
✅ Brigham Young University is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is Brigham Young University's acceptance rate?
✅ Brigham Young University has an acceptance rate of 59%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Brigham Young University?
❌ Brigham Young University does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into Brigham Young University? Brigham Young University is a somewhat selective institution. The Brigham Young University acceptance rate is 59%. This means that the institution accepts 59 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Brigham Young University is Dec 16.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Brigham Young University is Jun 1.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
32 and Above
26 to 32
26 and Less
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Brigham Young University is 29. Students with an ACT score of 32 and above have a good chance of getting into Brigham Young University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 26 and 32 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 26 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1420 and Above
1230 to 1420
1230 and Less
The median SAT score for Brigham Young University students is 1315. Applicants with SAT scores of 1420 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Brigham Young University, while applicants with SAT scores between 1230 to 1420 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1230 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Brigham Young University.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Brigham Young University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.89. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved
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