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BYU-I Demographics & Diversity

Rexburg, Idaho

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at BYU-I are mostly White with a small Foreign Resident population. The school has low racial diversity. 21% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Brigham Young University Idaho students
Race Percent of Students
White 79%
Black 1%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 1%
Two or more races 6%
International 7%
Race Unknown 3%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

There are 35% more female students than male students enrolled at Brigham Young University Idaho with a gender ratio of 58% women to 42% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, BYU-I has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Brigham Young University Idaho students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 42%
Women 58%
Enrollment by gender for Brigham Young University Idaho students
Gender Number of Students
Men 17,980
Women 24,361

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
High

BYU-I serves a high number of out-of-state students with 78% of the student body residing outside of Idaho or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Brigham Young University Idaho students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 22%
Out of State 74%
Foreign 4%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$58,959 per year

22% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
42,341
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 45.3%
Part time Undergrads 40.5%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=142522 IPEDS survey data for Brigham Young University Idaho.