BYUH Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Brigham Young University Hawaii
How hard is it to get into BYUH and can I get accepted? The school has a 45% acceptance rate ranking it #1 in Hawaii for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,330 out of 2,970 applicants were admitted making BYUH a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 44 percent. Brigham Young University Hawaii typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 42% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
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BYUH SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT26%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||550|
|SAT Math 25th||530|
|SAT Composite 25th||1080|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||640|
|SAT Math 75th||610|
|SAT Composite 75th||1250|
|Average SAT Score||1170|
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 requires applicants to be in the top 45 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1080 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 990. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1170 out of 1600. The school ranks #1 in Hawaii for highest average SAT composite score. 26 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1250 and Above||Good||>58%|
|1165 to 1250||Avg +||45%-58%|
|1080 to 1165||Avg -||32%-45%|
|995 to 1080||Reach||22%-32%|
|Less than 995||Low||<22%|
BYUH ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT71%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||21|
|ACT Math 25th||20|
|ACT Composite 25th||21|
|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 #2 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.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|26 and Above||Good||>61%|
|23 to 26||Avg +||45%-61%|
|21 to 23||Avg -||35%-45%|
|19 to 21||Reach||26%-35%|
|Less than 19||Low||<26%|
Avg. High School GPA3.47*
Typical High School GradesB+
You will need above average high school grades to get into Brigham Young University Hawaii. 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 #1 in Hawaii for highest average GPA. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to BYUH will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||50%||31%||42%|
What are the requirements for admission to Brigham Young University Hawaii and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|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.
Frequently Asked Questions
26% of students submit their SAT scores to BYUH. 71% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
45% of those who apply are granted admission to BYUH. Admission competition is low and the college has challenging admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1080 and 1250. 26% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.