|Admission Standards||Very High|
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How hard is it to get into BYU and can I get accepted? The school has a 67% acceptance rate ranking it #3 in Utah for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 7,086 out of 10,500 applicants were admitted making BYU a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 20 percent. Brigham Young University Provo typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students. Of those applicants who were admitted, 81% chose to enroll. This indicates that admission to the school is highly desirable and it may be a primary choice for many students. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.
You must submit admission test scores with your application. Brigham Young University Provo 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.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||610|
|SAT Math 25th||600|
|SAT Composite 25th||1210|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||710|
|SAT Math 75th||710|
|SAT Composite 75th||1420|
|Average SAT Score||1320|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Brigham Young University Provo?
Brigham Young University Provo typically prefers applicants to be in the top 23 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1210 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 1100. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1320 out of 1600. The school ranks #1 in Utah for highest average SAT composite score. 28 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1420 and Above||Good||>78%|
|1315 to 1420||Avg +||67%-78%|
|1210 to 1315||Avg -||54%-67%|
|1105 to 1210||Reach||41%-54%|
|Less than 1105||Low||<41%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||26|
|ACT Math 25th||25|
|ACT Composite 25th||26|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||34|
|ACT Math 75th||30|
|ACT Composite 75th||31|
|Average ACT Score||28|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into BYU?
Admission data indicates that BYU regularly accepts students with ACT's of 26 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 18 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 24 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 28 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 31 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #1 in Utah for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 90 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Brigham Young University Provo.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|31 and Above||Good||>79%|
|28 to 31||Avg +||67%-79%|
|26 to 28||Avg -||57%-67%|
|24 to 26||Reach||46%-57%|
|Less than 24||Low||<46%|
What GPA do you need to get into Brigham Young University Provo?
Applicants require exceptionally good grades to get into BYU. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Brigham Young University Provo was 3.8 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #1 in Utah for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as BYU accepts 67% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||20%||Avg -|
|3.25 to 3.50||8%||Reach|
|3.00 to 3.25||2%||Reach|
|2.75 to 3.00||N/A%||Low|
|2.50 to 2.75||N/A%||Low|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
54% of Brigham Young University Provo freshman were in the top ten percent of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||54%|
|Top 25% of class||85%|
|Top 50% of class||97%|
|Bottom 50% of class||3%|
|Bottom 25% of class||0%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||79%||83%||81%|
Applicants have 76 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Feb 15, 2022.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Brigham Young University Provo is $35.
What are the requirements for admission to Brigham Young University Provo and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Considered but not required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=230038 IPEDS survey data for Brigham Young University Provo.
28% of students submit their SAT scores to BYU. 90% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
67% of those who apply are granted admission to BYU. Admission competition is low and the college has very high admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1210 and 1420. 28% 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 26 and 31. 90% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.