Chances of getting into Brigham Young University Idaho

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
97.2%
Admission Difficulty for Brigham Young University Idaho
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsAverage
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into BYU-I and can I get accepted? The school has a 97% acceptance rate ranking it #6 in Idaho for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 9,715 out of 9,998 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 average requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 54 percent. Brigham Young University Idaho typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 46% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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BYU-I SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1010-1210
Applicants Submitting SAT
27%
SAT Scores for Brigham Young University Idaho
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 510
SAT Math 25th 500
SAT Composite 25th 1010
SAT Scores for Brigham Young University Idaho
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 620
SAT Math 75th 590
SAT Composite 75th 1210
Average SAT Score 1110

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

Brigham Young University Idaho typically requires applicants to be in the top 59 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1010 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 910. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1110 out of 1600. The school ranks #4 in Idaho for highest average SAT composite score. 27 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Brigham Young University Idaho admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1210 and Above Good >98%
1110 to 1210 Avg + 97%-98%
1010 to 1110 Avg - 95%-97%
910 to 1010 Reach 92%-95%
Less than 910 Low <92%
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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 26
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.

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 - 95%-97%
17 to 20 Reach 92%-95%
Less than 17 Low <92%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.4
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need above average high school grades to get into Brigham Young University Idaho. 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 97% of all applicants.

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Admission Statistics

Brigham Young University Idaho admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 5,956 4,042 9,998
Accepted 5,818 3,897 9,715
Acceptance Rate 98% 96% 97%
Enrolled 2,741 1,710 4,451
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 47% 44% 46%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Feb 1, 2020
Days left to Apply
9

Applicants have 9 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Feb 1, 2020.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Brigham Young University Idaho and what considerations affect 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.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

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.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1010 and 1210. 27% 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 20 and 26. 76% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.