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Brigham Young University Provo

United States of America

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University History

Brigham Young University is situated in Provo, Utah, United States. It was founded in the year 1875 by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. In the very beginning, the university started only with a few departments but later on after the Second World War, it expanded its departments. Now the university has around 300 buildings in the main campus and is home to around 35,000 students worldwide. 

University Programs and Courses

Brigham Young University Programs and Courses are quite popular among the students. The University has the following departments and colleges:

     Marriott School of business

     Graduate courses:

  • MBA
  • Executive MBA
  • Master of Public Administration (MPA)
  • Executive MPA
  • Master of Accountancy
  • Masters of Information Systems Management

Undergraduate courses:

  • Strategic Management
  • Accountancy
  • Finance
  • Information Systems
  • Experience Design and Management
  • Entrepreneurial Management
  • Global Supply Chain Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Marketing

     Continuing Education

  • Bachelor of General Studies
  • Especially for Youth
  • Conferences and Workshops
  • Evening Classes
  • Independent Study
  • Salt Lake Center

   David O. Mckay School of Education

  • Counseling Psychology and Special Education
  • Center for the Improvement of Teacher Education and Schooling (CITES)
  • Communication Disorders
  • Educational Inquiry, Measurement and Evaluation PhD
  • Educational Leadership and Foundations
  • Instructional Psychology and Technology
  • Teacher Education

  Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering

  • Civil and Construction Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • School of Technology
  • Manufacturing Engineering

Family, Home and Social Sciences

  • Economics
  • Anthropology
  • Family Life, School of
  • Geography
  • History
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Social Work, School of
  • Sociology
  • Women's Studies
  • Civic Engagement Leadership

Fine arts and Communications

  • Communications
  • Art
  • Dance
  • Design
  • Museum of Art
  • Music
  • Theatre and Media Arts

Graduate Studies:

Humanities 

  • Asian and Near Eastern Languages
  • English
  • French and Italian
  • German and Russian
  • Comparative Arts and Letters
  • Linguistics
  • Philosophy
  • Spanish and Portuguese

Life sciences

  • Biology
  • Cell Biology and Physiology
  • Exercise Sciences
  • Microbiology and Molecular Biology
  • Neuroscience
  • Nutrition, Dietetics, and Food Science
  • Plant and Wildlife Sciences
  • Public Health

Physical and Mathematical sciences

  • Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Geological Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education
  • Physics and Astronomy
  • Statistics

Religious education

David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies

J Reuben Clark Law School

To know more about the courses, click here: https://www.byu.edu/academics

Brigham Young University Rankings and Achievements

Brigham Young University Rankings and Achievements are as follows: 

  • Ranked 79 in National Universities
  • Ranked 6 in best value school
  • Ranked 96 in best undergraduate engineering programs
  • Reuben Clark law school ranked 29
  • Marriott School of Management ranked 18 for its undergraduate courses. 
  • MBA program was ranked 25

University of the Brigham USP

The University is known for its research and according to a report by the National Science Foundation the university has spent around $40 million on ongoing research. The university has some amazing inventions to name like: Philo T Farnsworth invented the electronic television. Harvey Fletcher invented the stereophonic sound and many others. According to a report by the chronicle, Brigham Young University is ranked 3 in the country for the most graduates with foreign language degree. The University is unique in itself as it is the only University having a good number of museums. 

University of the Brigham Notable Alumni

University of the Brigham Notable Alumni includes the following names:

  • Philo T Farnsworth invented the electronic television
  • Harvey Fletcher invented the stereophonic sound
  • George Sutherland served as an Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court
  • Orson Scott Card is a best-selling author
  • Keith Merrill is a Academic award filmmaker
  • Richard Dutcher is Father of cinema
  • Danny Ainge is a Professional basketball player
  • Kresimir Cosic is a three-time Olympic medalist
  • Richard Culatta is CEO of the International Society for Technology in Education
  • Kurt Bestor is an Emmy-winning and Grammy Award-nominated composer

University of the Brigham Infrastructure and Services

Campus

The University of the Brigham Campus is beautiful as it is based around the Wasatch Mountain. The main campus of the University is in Provo. The university is huge as it is spread across 560 acres. The campus has libraries, sports center, athletic grounds, museums, academic buildings, residential halls and dining. The museum of art is one of the largest museums in Brigham. The campus also has various performing arts theatres.  

Library

Brigham Young University library is named the Harold B. Lee Library. The library that started small in the year 1892 has now tremendous collections of all the resources. The current library has about 98 miles of shelving for the more than 6 million items in its various collections. The library also has a seating capacity for 4500 people. The library also organizes various events for the students. To know more about the library, click here: https://lib.byu.edu/about/

Housing services

Brigham Young University Housing Services has single-student housing options and also family housing options. The freshman students aged 18 and under have three housing options like: Heritage Halls, Helaman Halls, and the Foreign Language Student Residence. For students who are 19 and above have options like: Wyview Park, Heritage Halls, and in the Foreign Language Student Residence Halls. For families there are two options: Wymount Terrace and Wyview Park. The details of the entire housing rate are mentioned here: https://housing.byu.edu/secure/services/c_financial/18AndUnderRateSchedules.aspx

All the amenities that are provided can be checked here: https://housing.byu.edu/secure/services/c_conf_housing_information/Amenities.aspx

To know about the eligibility and guidelines of the Housing services, click here: https://housing.byu.edu/secure/services/c_guidlines_single/SingleGuidelines.aspx#eligibility

To know more about the residential life, click here: https://housing.byu.edu/secure/services/c_main/default.aspx

 Medical Services

Brigham Young University Student Health Center gives all the medical services. There are three medical departments: the general clinic, the medical records, and the physical therapy. The University has student health also that can be checked out below. The University has its very own pharmacy called the Oak Hills Pharmacy.

Health plan for the student brochure pdf is: https://health.byu.edu/0000017b-c11a-d01b-a9fb-e7fb80600001/shc-bro-pdf

Link to all the medical resources: https://health.byu.edu/medical-resources

Students clubs

Brigham Young University students clubs are actively conducting various events in the university. Student organizations and clubs are the heart of the campus as they provide ample opportunities to the students to learn and grow, plan events and also execute them and to be connected to the student community of the University. To name a few: 

  • A Cappella club
  • 3D printing club
  • Art club
  • Ballet club
  • Aeronautics club
  • Data science club
  • Environment club
  • Pre-vet club
  • Scandinavian club
  • Students theatre club
  • Young Uniters club

Top landmarks

Brigham Young University top landmarks include the following: 

  • Brigham Young University Museum of Art
  • Museum of Paleontology
  • Life science museum
  • Museum of Peoples and Cultures
  • Franklin S. Harris fine Art Center
  • Y mountain
  • Museum of Mormon Mexican History
  • Wasatch Mountain

Location

Brigham Young University is located at Provo, Utah, United states. It is based around the Wasatch Mountain. 

Nearest Airports

Brigham Young University nearest airports are as follows:

  • Salt lake city International airport
  • Idaho Falls Regional airport
  • Pocatello Regional airport
  • Jackson Hole airport

International student support and services

The department of International student and scholar services gives all the information and guides the international students. 

To know about the new travel requirements and guidelines, click here: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/international-travel/index.html

U.S Entry Requirements: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/testing-international-air-travelers.html

Visa and immigration services

The Visa is given under four categories: the F1, F2, J1 and J2. The requirements for all the four categories are mentioned here: https://iss.byu.edu/travel

Form I-20 is given to students to apply for F1 Visa. To know more, click here: https://iss.byu.edu/form-i-20-f-1s-and-f-2s 

F1Visa holders are generally the freshman students and they can look here for more information: https://iss.byu.edu/f-1

All the required travel documents are mentioned here: https://iss.byu.edu/travel-documents

Admission process

How to apply?

International students’ admission guide: https://esweb1.byu.edu/adm/?page_id=521

How to apply link for International students: https://enrollment.byu.edu/admissions/how-to-apply

Scholarship for International students

Brigham Young University Scholarships for International Students provides good financial support to the International students. There are three scholarships that are being offered to the students. They are as follows: 

  • Russell M. Nelson Scholarship is awarded to the academically brilliant students. 
  • Sterling scholarship
  • National Merit scholarship

Student life

Brigham Young University Students life is quite happening. The various clubs, societies and associations keep on organizing events throughout the year. There are also championships and tournaments happening in the university. The University has taken various initiatives towards sustainability. The student groups like the BYU Recycles, Eco-Response, and BYU Earth educate students, faculty, staff, and administrators about sustainability. 

Cultural life

The University Ballroom Dance Company is one of the most famous groups in Provo and has won many awards at the Blackpool Dance Festival. The Young Ambassador is a dance and music group really known for their amazing performances. The wind symphony and the chamber orchestra groups have been to many countries to perform. 

Athletics

The Brigham Young University Athletic teams compete in the Division I of NCAA. Brigham Young University is now a member of the Big 12 Conference and will start participating in the events in the coming years. The various sports that are being played at the university are: football, baseball, tennis, swimming and diving, basketball and many others. The students and the University teams have brought many laurels to the university by showcasing their outstanding performances. 

To know more, click here: https://byucougars.com/ 

Food and drinks

Brigham Young University Food and Drinks options are as follows: 

  • Blue line deli
  • Cannon commons
  • Cougareat
  • Creameries
  • Food-to-go
  • Harvey’s
  • Jamba
  • Legends grille
  • Moa café

Weekend getaways

Brigham Young University weekend getaways options are as follows:

  • Salt lake city
  • Moab
  • St. George
  • Zion national park
  • Ogden
  • Bryce canyon national park
  • Park city
  • Dinosaur national monument
  • Antelope island

Job opportunities

The Career services department of the University supports and guides the students for various career avenues.  To look at all the services provided, click here: https://careers.byu.edu/students

Brigham Young University Provo Programs

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Brigham Young University Provo Application Requirements

3.3
GPA
37
IB
82
Percentage
51%
Acceptance Rate

IELTS score requirements

A strong proficiency in the English language is essential for admission into universities in United States of America. To be able to get a successful admission in Brigham Young University Provo in United States of America students need to complete IELTS with a minimum score of 6.5.

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Brigham Young University Provo Cost of studies

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.

Brigham Young University Provo Deadlines

Undergraduate: February 1

Graduate: Deadlines vary for each program

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

Brigham Young University Provo Rankings

Global

760
US News
1001 -1200
QS
401 -500
Shanghai
517
GTU Rank

Regional

United States of America
77
US News
117 -137
Shanghai
406
Forbes
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