The acceptance rate at BYU is 69%. It ranks #2 in Utah for lowest rate of acceptance. BYU is a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Last year, 7,820 out of 11,292 applicants were admitted.
The school has very high admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 21 percent (SAT 1200/1410 ACT 26/32). Brigham Young University Provo typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students with an average weighted GPA around 3.86. Of those applicants who were admitted, 81% chose to enroll. This indicates that admission to the school is highly desirable and is a top choice for many students.
The BYU application fee is $35 and applications are due by Feb 15.
Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Brigham Young University Provo. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 28% of students submitted SAT scores and 90% submitted ACT scores for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year..
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||610|
|SAT Math 25th||590|
|SAT Composite 25th||1200|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||700|
|SAT Math 75th||710|
|SAT Composite 75th||1410|
|Average SAT Score||1310
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 24 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1200 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 1090. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1310 out of 1600. BYU ranks #1 in Utah and #119 in the nation for highest average SAT composite score. 28 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.
Find other colleges with similar SAT score requirementsData Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
|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||31|
|ACT Composite 75th||32|
|Average ACT Score||29
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 23 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 29 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 32 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #1 in Utah and #131 in the U.S. 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.
Find other colleges with similar ACT score requirementsData Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
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 3.86 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 69% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.75 to 3.99||59.76%||Avg -|
|3.50 to 3.74||13.65%||Reach|
|3.25 to 3.49||2.99%||Reach|
|3.00 to 3.24||1.02%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.99||0.32%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.49||0.02%||Reach|
|1.00 to 1.99||0%||Reach|
|less than 1.00||0%||Reach|
GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||80%||82%||81%|
Applicants have 133 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Feb 15, 2023.
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?
|Test Scores||Considered but not required|
|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.
69% 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 1200 and 1410. 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 32. 90% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.