Chances of getting into Brigham Young University Idaho

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for Brigham Young University Idaho
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into BYU-I and can I get accepted? The school has a 95% acceptance rate. Last year, 8,699 out of 9,177 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 48 percent. Brigham Young University Idaho typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Of those applicants who were admitted, 55% enrolled. With over half of admitted students enrolling, acceptance by Brigham Young University Idaho is a prized outcome for many students.

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BYU-I SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for Brigham Young University Idaho
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 550
SAT Math 25th 520
SAT Composite 25th 1070
SAT Scores for Brigham Young University Idaho
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 650
SAT Math 75th 600
SAT Composite 75th 1250
Average SAT Score 1160

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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 47 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1070 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 980. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1160 out of 1600. 28 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
1250 and Above Good >97%
1160 to 1250 Avg + 95%-97%
1070 to 1160 Avg - 92%-95%
980 to 1070 Reach 87%-92%
Less than 980 Low <87%
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BYU-I ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
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 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 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 18 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. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 80 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
25 and Above Good >97%
22 to 25 Avg + 95%-97%
20 to 22 Avg - 93%-95%
18 to 20 Reach 89%-93%
Less than 18 Low <89%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
Typical High School Grades

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. 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 95% of all applicants.

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Admission Statistics

Brigham Young University Idaho admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 5,378 3,799 9,177
Accepted 5,246 3,453 8,699
Acceptance Rate 98% 91% 95%
Enrolled 2,898 1,844 4,742
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 55% 53% 55%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Feb 1, 2019
Days left to Apply

The application deadline for Fall 2019 has passed. Applications were due on Feb 1, 2019.

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 IPEDS survey data for Brigham Young University Idaho.