Chances of getting into Brigham Young University Hawaii

Brigham Young University Hawaii

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
44.8%
Admission Difficulty for Brigham Young University Hawaii
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsChallenging
Applicant CompetitionAverage

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

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1080-1250
Applicants Submitting SAT
26%
SAT Scores for Brigham Young University Hawaii
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 550
SAT Math 25th 530
SAT Composite 25th 1080
SAT Scores for Brigham Young University Hawaii
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 640
SAT Math 75th 610
SAT Composite 75th 1250
Average SAT Score 1170

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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.

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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 >58%
1165 to 1250 Avg + 45%-58%
1080 to 1165 Avg - 32%-45%
995 to 1080 Reach 22%-32%
Less than 995 Low <22%
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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 #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.

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 >61%
23 to 26 Avg + 45%-61%
21 to 23 Avg - 35%-45%
19 to 21 Reach 26%-35%
Less than 19 Low <26%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

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

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.

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Admission Statistics

Brigham Young University Hawaii admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,976 994 2,970
Accepted 745 585 1,330
Acceptance Rate 38% 59% 45%
Enrolled 375 179 554
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 50% 31% 42%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Brigham Young University Hawaii and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Brigham Young University Hawaii Admission 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.

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.

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.