Brigham Young University-Provo

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$5,300

2.91% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$12,864

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

1.31%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

51.2%

12,739 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

34,240

87.7% 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 (307 degrees awarded), General Psychology (204 degrees), and Accounting (200 degrees).

In 2016, 7,749 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Brigham Young University-Provo. 44.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 55.4% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (6,494 degrees), 16.2 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (402 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Brigham Young University-Provo is $5,300, which is $-20,556 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Brigham Young University-Provo is $5,300, which is $-20,556 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $12,864.

In 2016, 72% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 17% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$5,300

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Brigham Young University-Provo was $5,300. The cost of tuition at Brigham Young University-Provo is $-20,556 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

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Average Net Price

$12,864

2016 Value

0.279%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Brigham Young University-Provo had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $12,864. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Brigham Young University-Provo grew by 0.279%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,330

Room and Board

$800

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Brigham Young University-Provo was of $7,330 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $800. The cost of room and board did not change between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 20.6% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

72%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

17%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

72% of undergraduate students at Brigham Young University-Provo received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 1.41% with respect to 2015, when 71% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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1.31%

2015 Default Rate

47

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Brigham Young University-Provo was 1.31%, which represents 47 out of the 3577 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 12,739 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 4.76% annual decline. Out of those 12,739 applicants, 6,520 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 51.2% acceptance rate.

There were 34,240 students enrolled at Brigham Young University-Provo in 2016, and 26% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Brigham Young University-Provo has an overall enrollment yield of 80.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

51.2%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

6,520

Accepted Out of 12,739

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Brigham Young University-Provo was 51.2% (6,520 admissions from 12,739 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 48%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants declined by -4.76%, while admissions grew by 1.45%.

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SAT Scores

26%

Submission Percentage

1,387

Scores Submitted

26% of enrolled first-time students at Brigham Young University-Provo in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Brigham Young University-Provo has a total enrollment of 34,240 students. The full-time enrollment at Brigham Young University-Provo is 30,035 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,205. This means that 87.7% 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 82.3% White, 5.86% Hispanic or Latino, 3.78% Two or More Races, 1.8% Asian, 0.651% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0.532% Black or African American, and 0.318% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Brigham Young University-Provo in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (43%), followed by White Female (39.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (3.06%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Male (49.7%), followed by White Female (28.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (2.57%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

87.7%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Brigham Young University-Provo, both undergraduate and graduate, is 34,240 students. The full-time enrollment at Brigham Young University-Provo is 30,035 and the part-time enrollment is 4,205. This means that 87.7% of students enrolled at Brigham Young University-Provo are enrolled full-time compared with 78.1% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

90%

2016 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

    28,167

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    2,007

  3. Two or More Races

    1,295

The enrolled student population at Brigham Young University-Provo is 82.3% White, 5.86% Hispanic or Latino, 3.78% Two or More Races, 1.8% Asian, 0.651% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0.532% Black or African American, and 0.318% 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 51.9% White, 12.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.36% 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, 382 students (1.12%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 837 fewer women than men received degrees from Brigham Young University-Provo. The majority of degree recipients at Brigham Young University-Provo are white (6,494 degrees awarded). There were 16.2 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (402 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Brigham Young University-Provo is Exercise Physiology (307 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (204 degrees) and Accounting (200 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 (361 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (109 degrees), and Biology (836 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 & surgeons (404,384 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (192,472 people), Miscellaneous managers (163,091 people), Postsecondary teachers (153,795 people), and Registered nurses (86,824 people).

The most specialized majors at Brigham Young University-Provo are Language & Linguistics (361 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (109 degrees), Biology (836 degrees), Human Sciences (288 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (289 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Brigham Young University-Provo are Real estate brokers & sales agents, Chief executives & legislators, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians & surgeons, and Credit counselors & loan officers

The most specialized majors at Brigham Young University-Provo are Language & Linguistics (361 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (109 degrees), Biology (836 degrees), Human Sciences (288 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (289 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Brigham Young University-Provo are Hospitals (526,083 people), Elementary & secondary schools (343,219 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (317,764 people), Offices of physicians (168,282 people), and Scientific research & development services (114,826 people).

The most specialized majors at Brigham Young University-Provo are Language & Linguistics (361 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (109 degrees), Biology (836 degrees), Human Sciences (288 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (289 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. 307 degrees awarded

  2. 204 degrees awarded

  3. 200 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Brigham Young University-Provo was Exercise Physiology with 307 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 4,293

  2. 3,456

In 2016, 4,293 degrees were awarded to men at Brigham Young University-Provo, which is 1.24 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (3,456).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 249 degrees were awarded to men at Brigham Young University-Provo in Accounting, which is 6.38 times more than the 39 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 178 degrees were awarded to women at Brigham Young University-Provo in Elementary Education & Teaching, which is 17.8 times more than the 10 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

30%

100% Completion Time

79%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 30% 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, 79% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 87% 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

    6,494 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    402 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races

    210 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Brigham Young University-Provo is white (6,494 degrees awarded). There were 16.2 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (402 degrees).

0.955% of degree recipients (74 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    3,651 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    2,843 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    212 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Brigham Young University-Provo is white male (3,651 degrees awarded). There were 1.28 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (2,843 degrees).

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Operations

Brigham Young University-Provo has an endowment valued at nearly $1.58B, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $202M (12.8%), compared to the 1.54% average return ($4.18M on $271M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2015, Brigham Young University-Provo had a total expenditure of $967M. Of that $967M, they spent $473M on salaries and $967M on benefits.

Brigham Young University-Provo employs 475 Associate professors, 407 Professors, and 350 Assistant professors. Most academics at Brigham Young University-Provo are Male Associate professors (377), Male Professors(365), and Male Assistant professors (247).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Brigham Young University-Provo are: Business and Financial Operations, with 581 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 500 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 465 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$1.58B

2015 Endowment

7.53%

growth from 2014

Brigham Young University-Provo has an endowment valued at about $1.58B, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Brigham Young University-Provo grew 7.53% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.31B 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. $24.4M - Federal

  2. $1.31M - State

  3. $45.9k - Local

As of 2015, Brigham Young University-Provo received $24.4M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.31M from state grants and contracts, and $45.9k 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.

$473M

Salary Expenditure

$967M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Brigham Young University-Provo had a total expenditure of $967M. Of that $967M, they spent $473M on salaries and $967M 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

$473M

2015 Salaries

2.33%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Brigham Young University-Provo paid a median of $473M in salaries, which represents 48.9% of their overall expenditure ($967M) and a 2.33% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.25% growth from 2013 and a 1.95% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 206M (43.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$141M

Instructional Salaries

1,232

Number of Employees

In 2015, Brigham Young University-Provo paid a total of $141M to 1,232 employees working as instructors, which represents 29.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $62.1M (30.2%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

475 Employees

Business and Financial Operations

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

581 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Brigham Young University-Provo were Associate professor with 475 employees; Professor with 407 employees; and Professor with 350 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Brigham Young University-Provo were Business and Financial Operations with 581 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 500 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 465 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 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Brigham Young University-Provo was Male Associate professor with 377 employees, Male Professor with 365 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 247 employees.

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

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