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Chances of getting into Brigham Young University Hawaii

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
75%
Admission Difficulty for Brigham Young University Hawaii
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Challenging 
Applicant Competition Very Low 
How hard is it to get into BYUH and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at BYUH is 75%.  It ranks #0 in Hawaii for lowest rate of acceptance. Brigham Young University Hawaii is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 1,180 out of 1,573 applicants were admitted.

The school has challenging admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 46 percent (SAT 1060/1250 ACT 21/26). Brigham Young University Hawaii typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.47. Of those applicants who were admitted, 55% enrolled. With over half of admitted students enrolling, acceptance by Brigham Young University Hawaii is a prized outcome for many students.

The BYUH application fee is $35 and applications are due by Feb 15.

Testing Requirements

You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Brigham Young University Hawaii is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to confirm the most up to date testing requirements.

BYUH SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
1060-1250
Applicants Submitting SAT 
26%
SAT Scores for Brigham Young University Hawaii
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 540
SAT Math 25th 520
SAT Composite 25th 1060
SAT Scores for Brigham Young University Hawaii
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 630
SAT Math 75th 620
SAT Composite 75th 1250
Average SAT Score 1160

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Brigham Young University Hawaii?

Brigham Young University Hawaii typically prefers applicants to be in the top 49 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1060 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 960. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1160 out of 1600. BYUH ranks #0 in Hawaii for highest average SAT composite score. 26 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Brigham Young University Hawaii admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1250 and Above Good >85%
1155 to 1250 Avg + 75%-85%
1060 to 1155 Avg - 61%-75%
965 to 1060 Reach 45%-61%
Less than 965 Low <45%
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BYUH ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
21-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT 
71%
ACT Scores for Brigham Young University Hawaii
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 21
ACT Math 25th 20
ACT Composite 25th 21
ACT Scores for Brigham Young University Hawaii
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 27
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 26
Average ACT Score 23

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into BYUH?

Admission data indicates that BYUH regularly accepts students with ACT's of 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #0 in Hawaii for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 71 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Brigham Young University Hawaii.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Brigham Young University Hawaii admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
26 and Above Good >87%
23 to 26 Avg + 75%-87%
21 to 23 Avg - 64%-75%
19 to 21 Reach 52%-64%
Less than 19 Low <52%
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BYUH GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
3.47*
Typical High School Grades 
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Brigham Young University Hawaii?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into BYUH. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Brigham Young University Hawaii was 3.47 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #0 in Hawaii for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.47 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as BYUH accepts 75% of all applicants.

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*This school has not released high school GPA data for its incoming freshmen. In these cases, CollegeSimply employs an artificial intelligence (AI) process to predict GPA based on this school's test scores and a large sample of other colleges' data. 3.47 is an estimate of the school's average incoming freshman GPA.

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Admission Statistics

Brigham Young University Hawaii admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,124 449 1,573
Accepted 776 404 1,180
Acceptance Rate 69% 90% 75%
Enrolled 438 211 649
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 56% 52% 55%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Feb 15, 2023
Days left to Apply
77

Applicants have 77 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Feb 15, 2023.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Brigham Young University Hawaii is $35.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Brigham Young University Hawaii and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Brigham Young University Hawaii Application Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Brigham Young University Hawaii
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=230047 IPEDS survey data for Brigham Young University Hawaii.

FAQs

Does Brigham Young University Hawaii prefer SAT or ACT?

26% of students submit their SAT scores to BYUH. 71% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Brigham Young University Hawaii?

75% of those who apply are granted admission to BYUH. Admission competition is and the college has challenging admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Brigham Young University Hawaii?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1060 and 1250. 26% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Brigham Young University Hawaii?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 21 and 26. 71% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.