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Brigham Young University

Brigham Young University

+1 801-422-4636

Provo, UT USA 84602

Brigham Young University (BYU) is a private university in Provo, Utah. Founded in 1875 by religious leader Brigham Young, the university is rooted in the faith tradition of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Notable alumni have pursued careers in politics, film, and literature.

BYU’s acceptance rate is 69%, and it ranks 84 nationwide. With a goal to make education more accessible, BYU’s annual tuition is $5,970 per year, quite low as compared to other private universities. The university has the largest enrollment of any private university in the nation, at 33,000 students. 98% of the students identify as Mormon. The university offers over 180 undergraduate degrees and over 90 graduate programs. BYU follows a semester-based calendar, but it also offers two shorter terms in the Spring and Summer.

BYU has two campuses in Utah, one campus in Idaho, and one in Hawaii. With a Division I athletic department and nearly 200 clubs and societies, students lead an active life. Highly regarded for its foreign language programs, BYU offers courses in over 60 languages and two-thirds of its students speak a second language. As part of its Mormon traditions, BYU has a strict honor code, with no tobacco, drugs, coffee, or tea allowed on campus.

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