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Chances of getting into Brigham Young University Idaho

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
95.8%
Admission Difficulty for Brigham Young University Idaho
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionVery Low
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How hard is it to get into BYU-I and can I get accepted? The school has a 96% acceptance rate ranking it #6 in Idaho for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 9,349 out of 9,762 applicants were admitted making Brigham Young University Idaho an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 59 percent. Brigham Young University Idaho typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Of those applicants who were admitted, 56% enrolled. With over half of admitted students enrolling, acceptance by Brigham Young University Idaho is a prized outcome for many students.

Test Requirements

You must submit admission test scores with your application. Brigham Young University Idaho is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

BYU-I SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
990-1200
Applicants Submitting SAT
27%
SAT Scores for Brigham Young University Idaho
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 500
SAT Math 25th 490
SAT Composite 25th 990
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 62 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 990 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 880. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1100 out of 1600. The school ranks #3 in Idaho for highest average SAT composite score. 27 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 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%
1095 to 1200 Avg + 96%-98%
990 to 1095 Avg - 93%-96%
885 to 990 Reach 89%-93%
Less than 885 Low <89%
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BYU-I ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
19-25 
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 19
ACT Scores for Brigham Young University Idaho
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 25
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 25
Average ACT Score 22

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 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 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.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Brigham Young University Idaho admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >98%
22 to 25 Avg + 96%-98%
19 to 22 Avg - 93%-96%
16 to 19 Reach 89%-93%
Less than 16 Low <89%
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BYU-I GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.4
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 3.4 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #4 in Idaho for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.4 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as BYU-I accepts 96% of all applicants.

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GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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Admission Statistics

Brigham Young University Idaho admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 5,837 3,925 9,762
Accepted 5,633 3,716 9,349
Acceptance Rate 97% 95% 96%
Enrolled 3,092 2,119 5,211
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 55% 57% 56%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Feb 1, 2021
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2021 has passed. Applications were due on Feb 1, 2021.

Application Fee

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

Admission 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 Admission 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?

96% of those who apply are granted admission to BYU-I. Admission competition is and the college has moderate 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 990 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 19 and 25. 76% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.