Brigham Young University (BYU) - private nonprofit higher education institution in United States. BYU began its academic activity in1875. The university campus is of urban type and is located in the vicinity of Provo.

University ranking. Brigham Young University is one of the most famous and prestigious universities in the world. Brigham Young University is considered to be one of the best in "Economics & Business", placing 101 in the international rankings in that area. Brigham Young University is respected by employers of United States and the world.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The admission board requests both the certificate of previous academic performance and examination results. Throughout the admission period more than 70 percent of applicants successfully enroll to the university. Nevertheless, in BYU the ratio may vary dramatically depending on the study program. Traditionally the academic year is divided into semesters like in many other universities of United States. A year of bachelor studies will cost you around 10,300 USD. Those who wish to get their master’s degree here should be ready to spend at least 13,000 USD per year. Also the university allows students to participate in scholarship programs, that can dramatically reduce the cost of their tuition. BYU is changing with the times and now offers online programs in addition to traditional full-time ones. More information about tuition fees and admission requirements can be found on the official website of the university(

The composition of the university. Brigham Young University is classified as a large university with more than 28,000 concurrent students. The admission committee accepts the applications from foreign citizens. At BYU there are about 3% of foreigners. The teaching staff consists of more than 1500 specialists. The university provides its students with the opportunity to participate in the international exchange programs. To learn more about the students and alumni of the university you can visit the university’s social media pages: Twitter, Youtube, Facebook, Linkedin.

Infrastructure of BYU. The university has a functioning library. For those who require accommodations dormitories on and off campus are offered. The university is a part of the Sport affiliations and memberships: National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).
Ranking   521   114
Country United States
City Provo
Bachelor (foreigners) 10,300 USD/year.
Master (foreigners) 13,000 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens) 5,000 USD/year.
Master (citizens) 7,500 USD/year.
Living expenses $859 -1,425 USD/month
Acceptance Rate 70%
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Private
Established 1875
Abbreviation BYU
Teachers 1,460
Students 28,450
Foreigners 3%
Academic calendar Semesters
Admission Based on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Distance learning Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
The glory of God is intelligence
• Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
• Sport affiliations and memberships: National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
World ranking 521
Country ranking 114
Employer Reputation 309
Ranking in world by discipline
Economics & Business 101
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 521
QS World University Rankings 655
ARWU Academic Ranking 301
Alternative title
Arabic جامعة بريغهام يونغ
German Brigham Young University
Spanish Universidad de Brigham Young
French Université de Brigham Young
Japanese ブリガムヤング大学プロボ校
Korean 브링검영대학교
Portuguese Universidade de Brigham Young
Russian Университет Бригама Янга
Chinese 杨百翰大学-普罗沃
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Brigham Young University - Official Description

Brigham Young University seeks to develop students of faith, intellect and character who have the skills and the desire to continue learning and to serve others throughout their lives. Established in 1875, the university provides an outstanding education in an atmosphere consistent with the ideals and principles of its sponsor, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Known for its academically minded and internationally experienced student body, its world-class teaching and its beautiful mountain location, BYU is also recognized for its extensive language programs, talented performing arts ensembles, outstanding sports programs and devotion to combining solid scholarship with the principles of the restored gospel of Jesus Christ.

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