Brigham Young University Provo

United States of America

601st US-News World Ranking

Brigham Young University is a private research university in Provo, Utah, United States and was established in the year 1875. Brigham Young University is the largest religious university and the third largest private university in the United States. An education at BYU is also less expensive than at similar private universities. Out of all the students Approximately 99 percent of the students are members of the LDS Church, and one-third of its US students are from Utah.

The university is broadly organized into 11 colleges or schools at its main Provo campus: . The university's primary focus is on undergraduate education, but it also has 68 master's and 25 doctoral degree programs. BYU offers a variety of academic programs, including liberal arts, engineering, agriculture, management, physical and mathematical sciences, nursing, and law

Brigham Young University has over 29,000 students with 1264 full-time, 486 part time academic staff and 1200 full-time, 900 part-time administrative staff.

Students attending BYU are required to follow university honor code, which mandates behavior in line with LDS teachings such as academic honesty, regular church services adherence to dress and grooming standards, and abstinence from extramarital sex and from the consumption of drugs and alcohol.

Notable Alumni: Over 21 BYU graduates have served in the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives, such as former Dean of the U.S. Senate Reed Smoot, American activist and contributor for ABC News Elizabeth Smart-Gilmour.

Program
Duration
Format
Tuition Fees
Deadlines
Standard Test
English

Ph.D. students in the Computer Science Department are prepared to be technical problem solvers, are competent in the state of the art, and have mastered a particular aspect of Computer Science. They are trained to identify and clearly formulate problems, to develop and analyze algorithmic solutions, and to direct research.

MS in Computer Science or related field is required, overall 3.0 GPA, Statement of intent, Three letters of recommendation, Resume

Graduates pursue exciting opportunities in graphics, artificial intelligence, software engineering, database design, scientific programming, systems administration, and research at universities and national laboratories.

2nd Jan

English

The Department of Design Graphic Design BA program prepares visual communicators to serve in a broad range of creative disciplines. Solving complex visual problems requires an understanding of design thinking, the aesthetics of visual communication, and an ability to communicate narratives across a wide array of mediums and technologies.

Prerequisite courses, 500word essay, A review of the overall academic record, Resume, 3 letters of recommendation

Advertising art director, Animator, Graphic designer, Illustrator, Printmaker, Production designer, theatre/television/film

1st Apr

English

The Department of Design Graphic Design BA program prepares visual communicators to serve in a broad range of creative disciplines. Solving complex visual problems requires an understanding of design thinking, the aesthetics of visual communication, and an ability to communicate narratives across a wide array of mediums and technologies.

Prerequisite courses, 500word essay, A review of the overall academic record, Resume, 3 letters of recommendation

Advertising art director, Animator, Graphic designer, Illustrator, Printmaker, Production designer, theatre/television/film

1st Apr

English

The Illustration Program prepares visual communicators to work in diverse publishing markets and genres including children s books, young adult fiction, genre fiction, graphic novels, ebooks, editorial, advertising, design, and corporate and institutional publications.

Prerequisite courses, 500word essay, A review of the overall academic record, Resume, 3 letters of recommendation

Advertising art director, Animator, Graphic designer, Illustrator, Printmaker, Production designer, theatre/television/film

1st Apr

English

The Illustration Program prepares visual communicators to work in diverse publishing markets and genres including children s books, young adult fiction, genre fiction, graphic novels, ebooks, editorial, advertising, design, and corporate and institutional publications.

Prerequisite courses, 500word essay, A review of the overall academic record, Resume, 3 letters of recommendation

Advertising art director, Animator, Graphic designer, Illustrator, Printmaker, Production designer, theatre/television/film

1st Apr

a) University online application

b) $35 application fee

c) Official high school transcript (College or University, if applicable)

d) Essay

e) Official SAT/ACT scores

f) Typical SAT scores: Critical reading (570-680), Math (580-680),Writing (550-660), ACT Composite (27-31)

g) Average GPA 3.86

h) TOEFL/IELTS/PTE scores if the applicant’s native language is not English

i) TOEFL IBT-80, IELTS (Academic)-6.5, PTE-53, Cambridge English: 180

j) Acceptance rate: 53.5% (2016)

k) Student Information, School Selection/Scholarships, Seminary/Institute Evaluation

l) High School Information, including an Extracurricular Activities

Requirements may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific requirements.

Fees

Bachelors

Latter-day Saint-$2,895 (per semester)
Non-Latter-day Saint- $5,790

Masters

Latter-day Saint- $3,645 (per semester)

Non-Latter-day Saint-$7,290

Fees may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

Cost of Living

The annual cost of living at Brigham Young University is $15,532 approx.

Accommodation

Yes, the university has in campus dorm facilities.

Undergraduate: February 1

Graduate: Deadlines vary for each program

Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific deadlines.

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University Stats

33633

Students

1537

International Students

30843

Undergraduates

2790

Postgraduate

1732

Faculty Strength

19

Student Faculty Ratio

51
%

Acceptance Rate

$
23160

Tuition Fees

$
15532

Living Cost

$
5740

Other Fees

3.75

Avg. GPA

37

Avg. IB

* All cost are in USD