Brigham Young University Provo
United States of America
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.
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