Brigham Young University--Hawaii 1

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55-220 Kulanui Street

Laie Oahu, HI 96762-1294

Phone: (808) 293-3211
2012-2013 Tuition
tuition and fees
Feb. 15
application deadline

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U.S. News Rankings

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#18 Overall Score: 58 out of 100. Regional Colleges (West)

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Brigham Young University--Hawaii is a private institution that was founded in 1955. It has a rural setting and the campus size is 195 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Brigham Young University--Hawaii's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Colleges (West), 18. Its tuition and fees are $4,630 (2012-13).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

BYU-Hawaii is an undergraduate institution that educates 2400 students from the U.S., Asia, the Pacific, and other parts of the world. Representing some 70 countries, BYU-Hawaii's students are preparing intellectually and spiritually to become leaders in their homes, communities, careers, and church throughout the world. With a student body that is close to 50 percent international, BYU-Hawaii serves as a model of harmony amidst cultural diversity. The university focuses on educating the minds, hearts and character of its students, who embrace the opportunities and challenges of increasingly cross-cultural societies with integrity and with strong desires to serve.

General Information

School type private
Year founded 1955
Religious affiliation Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Academic calendar semester
Setting rural
2012 Endowment N/A


When applying to Brigham Young University--Hawaii, it's important to note the application deadline is February 15. The application fee at Brigham Young University--Hawaii is $30. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 28.9 percent.

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Selectivity selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 28.9% 4
Application deadline February 15
SAT/ACT scores must be received by N/A

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Academic Life

The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 56 percent.

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Student-faculty ratio N/A 4
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Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
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Student Life

Brigham Young University--Hawaii is part of the NCAA II athletic conference.

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Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority N/A
Collegiate athletic association NCAA II

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Campus Info & Services

Brigham Young University--Hawaii offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, and health insurance. Brigham Young University--Hawaii also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Brigham Young University--Hawaii, 12 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Brigham Young University--Hawaii.

Students who have cars on campus 12%
Health insurance offered Yes

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Tuition and fees $4,630 (2012-13)
Room and board $5,048 (2012-13)
Financial aid statistics N/A

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* Overview details based on 2012 data

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