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Chances of getting into Brigham Young University Idaho

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
97%
Admission Difficulty for Brigham Young University Idaho
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Average 
Applicant Competition Very Low 
How hard is it to get into BYU-I and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at BYU-I is 97%.  It ranks #6 in Idaho for lowest rate of acceptance. Brigham Young University Idaho is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 9,928 out of 10,234 applicants were admitted.

The school has average admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 54 percent (SAT 1000/1200 ACT 20/26). Brigham Young University Idaho typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.34. 49% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The BYU-I application fee is $35 and applications are due by Feb 1.

Testing Requirements

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

BYU-I SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
1000-1200
Applicants Submitting SAT 
27%
SAT Scores for Brigham Young University Idaho
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 500
SAT Math 25th 500
SAT Composite 25th 1000
SAT Scores for Brigham Young University Idaho
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 610
SAT Math 75th 590
SAT Composite 75th 1200
Average SAT Score 1100

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Brigham Young University Idaho typically prefers applicants to be in the top 60 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1000 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 900. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1100 out of 1600. BYU-I ranks #4 in Idaho for highest average SAT composite score. 27 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 Idaho admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1200 and Above Good >98%
1100 to 1200 Avg + 97%-98%
1000 to 1100 Avg - 94%-97%
900 to 1000 Reach 90%-94%
Less than 900 Low <90%
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BYU-I ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
20-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT 
76%
ACT Scores for Brigham Young University Idaho
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 19
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for Brigham Young University Idaho
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 25
ACT Math 75th 25
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 BYU-I?

Admission data indicates that BYU-I regularly accepts students with ACT's of 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 17 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 23 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #4 in Idaho for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 76 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Brigham Young University Idaho.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Brigham Young University Idaho admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
26 and Above Good >98%
23 to 26 Avg + 97%-98%
20 to 23 Avg - 94%-97%
17 to 20 Reach 90%-94%
Less than 17 Low <90%
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BYU-I GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
3.34*
Typical High School Grades 
B+

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

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into BYU-I. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Brigham Young University Idaho was 3.34 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #8 in Idaho for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.34 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as BYU-I accepts 97% 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. 3.34 is an estimate of the school's average incoming freshman GPA.

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Admission Statistics

Brigham Young University Idaho admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 5,716 4,518 10,234
Accepted 5,575 4,353 9,928
Acceptance Rate 98% 96% 97%
Enrolled 2,654 2,233 4,887
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 48% 51% 49%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Feb 1, 2023
Days left to Apply
65

Applicants have 65 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Feb 1, 2023.

Application Fee

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

Application Requirements

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

Brigham Young University Idaho Application Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor 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 Idaho
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=142522 IPEDS survey data for Brigham Young University Idaho.

FAQs

Does Brigham Young University Idaho prefer SAT or ACT?

27% of students submit their SAT scores to BYU-I. 76% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

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

97% of those who apply are granted admission to BYU-I. Admission competition is and the college has average admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Brigham Young University Idaho?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1000 and 1200. 27% 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 Idaho?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 20 and 26. 76% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.