Brigham Young University - Hawaii

Laie, HI

Brigham Young University - Hawaii is a church-affiliated, liberal arts institution. Founded in 1955, it became affiliated with Brigham Young University in 1974. Its 60-acre campus is located in Laie, 38 miles from Honolulu.

Website: www.byuh.edu/

Private
Co-ed
2,555
Undergraduate
Students
(54.3%) 1,388 Women
(45.7%) 1,167 Men
Not reported
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
58% of 1,295 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
February 15

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
Not reported
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
24 average
22-26 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
Not available
Tuition and Fees
Not reported
Room and Board
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met
75%
Average Freshman Award
$4,200
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$12,418
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
121
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 21% of classes
10-19 students: 33% of classes
20-29 students: 33% of classes
30-39 students: 7% of classes
40-49 students: 4% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Laie Population
6,138
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Honolulu
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
57% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
 
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
Not reported
International Students
Not reported
First-Year Students Returning
62.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
25.6%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
40%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
2.0%
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is not accepted
High School Program
 

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English   4
Mathematics   2
Science   2
Foreign Language    
Social Studies   3
History   2
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required Not reported
SAT Only    
ACT Only Recommended Not reported
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Not reported

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
55-220 Kulanui Street
City, State, Zip
Laie, HI 96762-1294
Phone
(808) 675-3738
Fax
 
E-mail
admissions@byuh.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
February 15
Application Fee
$30
Application Fee Waiver
Not available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
August 25
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
 
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
 
Other
Resum&,e of activities, ecclesiastical endorsement required for freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
58% of 1,295 applicants were admitted
Women
51% of 803 applicants were admitted
Men
68% of 492 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
Not reported
Women
397 (96%) of 412 admitted students enrolled
Men
Not reported
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
Not reported
3.75 and Above
21%
3.50 - 3.74
20%
3.25 - 3.49
24%
3.00 - 3.24
20%
2.50 - 2.99
14%
2.00 - 2.49
1%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
24 average
22-26 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
6%
Score of 24 - 29
48%
Score of 18 - 23
43%
Score of 12 - 17
3%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
 
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
Not available
Tuition and Fees
Not reported
Room and Board
Not reported
Books and Supplies
Not reported
Other Expenses
Not reported
Payment Plans
 

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Final deadline March 31
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning June 30
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Not reported
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001606
Free

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
185 (87.7%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
171 (92.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
164 (95.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
90 (54.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
75%
Average Award
$4,200
Need-Based Gift
Received by 150 (91.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,500
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 120 (73.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,800
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 40 (24.4%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
Average amount $1,500

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
2,230 (99.3%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
2,185 (98.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,999 (91.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,400 (70.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
75%
Average Award
$11,000
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,400 (70.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,200
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 900 (45.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,200
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 900 (45.0%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
Average amount $1,400

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
36%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$12,418
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
 
State Loans
 
Other Loans
College/university loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Not reported
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Anthropology
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Teacher Education
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
  • Computer Programming/Programmer, General
  • Computer Science
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • History, General
  • Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Information Science/Studies
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Keyboard Instruments
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Pacific Area/Pacific Rim Studies
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physical Sciences
  • Physics Teacher Education
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Science Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
  • Tourism and Travel Services Management
  • Voice and Opera
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Education, Interdisciplinary studies
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Internships, Summer session
Study Abroad
Not offered
Online Degrees
Not reported

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
121
Part-Time Faculty
107
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
43%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 21% of classes
10-19 students: 33% of classes
20-29 students: 33% of classes
30-39 students: 7% of classes
40-49 students: 4% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 13% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 57% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 20% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 10% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
 
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
640
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Not reported

Master's Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Location and Setting


Laie Population
6,138
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Honolulu
Campus Size
60 acres

Weather

Temperature
65.6 average low in January, 88.5 average high in September
Rain
97 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
 
Nearest Train Station
 

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Men only housing, women only housing
Students in College Housing
57% of all students
Housing Requirements
Freshmen are required to live on campus
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
43%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Not available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Not available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
 
School Colors
Crimson, gold, and gray

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Basketball x x x x
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Golf     x  
Soccer x x x x
Softball x x    
Tennis x x x x
Volleyball x x    
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Golf    
Soccer x x
Softball x x
Tennis x x
Volleyball x x
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Golf x  
Soccer x x
Softball    
Tennis x x
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, bowling, cross-country running, golf, gymnastics, racquetball, rugby, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, table tennis, tennis, volleyball, water polo, weight lifting, wrestling

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper, tonga club, samoa club, hawaiian club, hong kong club, japanese club
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
ROTC
Army ROTC is offered off campus, Navy ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
2,555
Women
1,388 (54.3%)
Men
1,167 (45.7%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
2,380
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
Not reported
International Students.
Not reported
Average Age
23
All Graduate Students
Not reported

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
62.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
25.6%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
45.7%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
52.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
40%
Average Starting Salary
40%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
2.0%
Disciplines Pursued
Not reported

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