Brigham Young University-Provo

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$5,460

3.02% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$12,979

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

1.58%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

52.4%

12,858 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

34,334

87.5% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

83.1%

2,837 Graduates

About

Brigham Young University-Provo is a higher education institution located in Utah County, UT. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Brigham Young University-Provo were Exercise Physiology (258 degrees awarded), General Psychology (233 degrees), and Accounting (197 degrees).

In 2017, 7,575 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Brigham Young University-Provo. 45.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 54.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (6,370 degrees), 17.3 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (369 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Brigham Young University-Provo is $5,460, which is $-21,040 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Brigham Young University-Provo is $5,460, which is $-21,040 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $12,979.

In 2017, 74% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 16% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$5,460

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Brigham Young University-Provo was $5,460. The cost of tuition at Brigham Young University-Provo is $-21,040 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

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Average Net Price

$12,979

2017 Value

0.894%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Brigham Young University-Provo had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $12,979. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Brigham Young University-Provo grew by 0.894%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,448

Room and Board

$812

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Brigham Young University-Provo was of $7,448 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $812. The cost of room and board increased by 1.61% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 1.5% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

74%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

16%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

74% of undergraduate students at Brigham Young University-Provo received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 2.78% with respect to 2016, when 72% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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1.58%

2016 Default Rate

55

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Brigham Young University-Provo was 1.58%, which represents 55 out of the 3476 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Brigham Young University-Provo received 12,858 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 0.934% annual growth. Out of those 12,858 applicants, 6,738 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 52.4% acceptance rate.

There were 34,334 students enrolled at Brigham Young University-Provo in 2017, and 28% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Brigham Young University-Provo has an overall enrollment yield of 80.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

52.4%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

6,738

Accepted Out of 12,858

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Brigham Young University-Provo was 52.4% (6,738 admissions from 12,858 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 51.2%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 0.934%, while admissions grew by 3.34%.

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SAT Scores

28%

Submission Percentage

1,538

Scores Submitted

28% of enrolled first-time students at Brigham Young University-Provo in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Brigham Young University-Provo has a total enrollment of 34,334 students. The full-time enrollment at Brigham Young University-Provo is 30,037 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,297. This means that 87.5% of students enrolled at Brigham Young University-Provo are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Brigham Young University-Provo, both undergraduate and graduate, is 81.9% White, 5.91% Hispanic or Latino, 3.96% Two or More Races, 1.88% Asian, 0.647% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0.513% Black or African American, and 0.283% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Brigham Young University-Provo in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (42.2%), followed by White Female (39.9%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (3.09%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Male (49.6%), followed by White Female (27.9%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (2.6%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

87.5%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Brigham Young University-Provo, both undergraduate and graduate, is 34,334 students. The full-time enrollment at Brigham Young University-Provo is 30,037 and the part-time enrollment is 4,297. This means that 87.5% of students enrolled at Brigham Young University-Provo are enrolled full-time compared with 78% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

90%

2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Brigham Young University-Provo was 90%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), Brigham Young University-Provo had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    28,125

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    2,029

  3. Two or More Races

    1,358

The enrolled student population at Brigham Young University-Provo is 81.9% White, 5.91% Hispanic or Latino, 3.96% Two or More Races, 1.88% Asian, 0.647% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0.513% Black or African American, and 0.283% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 51.5% White, 13.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.57% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 390 students (1.14%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 687 fewer women than men received degrees from Brigham Young University-Provo. The majority of degree recipients at Brigham Young University-Provo are white (6,370 degrees awarded). There were 17.3 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (369 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Brigham Young University-Provo is Exercise Physiology (258 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (233 degrees) and Accounting (197 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Brigham Young University-Provo, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Language & Linguistics (365 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (88 degrees), and Human Sciences (320 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Brigham Young University-Provo are Physicians (394,803 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (208,033 people), Postsecondary teachers (181,985 people), Other managers (142,444 people), and Other Physical Scientists (85,675 people).

The most specialized majors at Brigham Young University-Provo are Language & Linguistics (365 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (88 degrees), Human Sciences (320 degrees), Biology (782 degrees), and Math & Statistics (172 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Brigham Young University-Provo are Surgeons, Chemists & materials scientists, Dentists, Sales managers, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Brigham Young University-Provo are Language & Linguistics (365 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (88 degrees), Human Sciences (320 degrees), Biology (782 degrees), and Math & Statistics (172 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Brigham Young University-Provo are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (483,791 people), Elementary & secondary schools (384,780 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (369,429 people), Offices of physicians (181,146 people), and Scientific research & development services (125,148 people).

The most specialized majors at Brigham Young University-Provo are Language & Linguistics (365 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (88 degrees), Human Sciences (320 degrees), Biology (782 degrees), and Math & Statistics (172 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Brigham Young University-Provo.

Most Common

  1. 258 degrees awarded

  2. 233 degrees awarded

  3. 197 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Brigham Young University-Provo was Exercise Physiology with 258 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 4,131

  2. 3,444

In 2017, 4,131 degrees were awarded to men at Brigham Young University-Provo, which is 1.2 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (3,444).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 244 degrees were awarded to men at Brigham Young University-Provo in Accounting, which is 4.36 times more than the 56 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 165 degrees were awarded to women at Brigham Young University-Provo in Elementary Education & Teaching, which is 55 times more than the 3 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

31%

100% Completion Time

80%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 31% of students graduating from Brigham Young University-Provo completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 80% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 88% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (92.5%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Brigham Young University-Provo is Female and Asian (92.5% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.74% of graduates (21 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    6,370 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    369 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races

    232 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Brigham Young University-Provo is white (6,370 degrees awarded). There were 17.3 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (369 degrees).

1.04% of degree recipients (79 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    3,513 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    2,857 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Male

    185 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Brigham Young University-Provo is white male (3,513 degrees awarded). There were 1.23 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (2,857 degrees).

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Operations

Brigham Young University-Provo has an endowment valued at nearly $1.72B, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $225M (13.1%), compared to the 5.91% average return ($16.9M on $287M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2017, Brigham Young University-Provo had a total expenditure of $1.05B. Of that $1.05B, they spent $480M on salaries and $1.05B on benefits.

Brigham Young University-Provo employs 489 Associate professors, 389 Professors, and 349 Assistant professors. Most academics at Brigham Young University-Provo are Male Associate professors (387), Male Professors(349), and Male Assistant professors (243).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Brigham Young University-Provo are: Business and Financial Operations, with 597 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 485 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 476 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$1.72B

2017 Endowment

9.48%

growth from 2016

Brigham Young University-Provo has an endowment valued at about $1.72B, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Brigham Young University-Provo grew 9.48% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.43B higher than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $28.5M - Federal

  2. $1.2M - State

  3. $37.3k - Local

As of 2017, Brigham Young University-Provo received $28.5M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.2M from state grants and contracts, and $37.3k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$480M

Salary Expenditure

$1.05B

Benefits Expenditure

In 2017, Brigham Young University-Provo had a total expenditure of $1.05B. Of that $1.05B, they spent $480M on salaries and $1.05B on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Brigham Young University-Provo as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$480M

2017 Salaries

4.51%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Brigham Young University-Provo paid a median of $480M in salaries, which represents 45.7% of their overall expenditure ($1.05B) and a 4.51% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.94% decline from 2015 and a 2.33% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 215M (42.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$147M

Instructional Salaries

1,238

Number of Employees

In 2017, Brigham Young University-Provo paid a total of $147M to 1,238 employees working as instructors, which represents 30.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $61.3M (31.9%) for similar Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

489 Employees

Business and Financial Operations

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

597 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Brigham Young University-Provo were Associate professor with 489 employees; Professor with 389 employees; and Professor with 349 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Brigham Young University-Provo were Business and Financial Operations with 597 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 485 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 476 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Associate professor

  2. Male Professor

  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Brigham Young University-Provo was Male Associate professor with 387 employees, Male Professor with 349 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 243 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Brigham Young University-Provo.

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