Brigham Young University -Idaho: Narrative Description

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Rexburg, ID 83460-1650
Tel: (208)496-2011; Admissions: (208)496-1026; Fax: (208)496-1220; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site:

Description: Independent, 2-year, coed, affiliated with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Awards transfer associate and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1888. Setting: 255-acre small town campus. Total enrollment: 10,100. 6,500 applied, 95% were admitted. Students come from 50 states and territories, 64% from out-of-state, 2% 25 or older, 20% live on campus. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, honors program, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships. ROTC: Army.

Entrance Requirements: Option: electronic application. Required: essay, high school transcript, interview, SAT I or ACT. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: 2/15. Notification: 4/1. Preference given to Latter-Day Saints Church members.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $30. Comprehensive fee: $5950 includes full-time tuition ($2554) and college room and board ($3396). College room only: $2998.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 60 open to all; national fraternities, national sororities; 5% of eligible men and 10% of eligible women are members. Most popular organizations: R Friends, Dance Committee, Student Activities Committee. Major annual events: Homecoming, Men's Week, Women's Week. Student services: legal services, health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service. Options: men-only, women-only housing available. David O. McKay Library with 134,423 books, 124,788 micro-form titles, 889 serials, 34,556 audiovisual materials, and an OPAC. 380 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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