Brigham Young University -- Hawaii

Laie, HI

Brigham Young University -- Hawaii

Laie, HI

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Tuition & Fees

Not Reported

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
6%
24-29
48%
18-23
43%
12-17
3%
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undergraduateRatios

46%

male

54%

female

15

students

1

faculty

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Selective

57%

acceptance rate

Accepted 748
Declined 547
Total Received 1,295
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Private

2,555

undergraduate students

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Location

School Facts

Brigham Young University of Hawaii, founded in 1955 by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is a coeducational undergraduate institution. Its 60-acre campus is located in Laie, 38 miles from Honolulu.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,555
Established in 1955
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Latter-day Saints

60-acre campus in Laie (population: 6,138), 38 miles from Honolulu. Major airport serves Honolulu. Public transportation serves area.

  • Campus Setting: Small town
  • Metropolitan area: Honolulu
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Honolulu International

Brigham Young University — Hawaii
55-220 Kulanui Street
Laie, HI
96762-1294

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
57%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman priority housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Tonga Club
  • Samoa Club
  • Hawaiian Club
  • Hong Kong Club
  • Japanese Club

Top Events

  • Culture Night
  • Foodfest
  • Songfest
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
6%
24-29
48%
18-23
43%
12-17
3%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $30
Application deadline February 15

Selective

57%

acceptance rate

Accepted 748
Declined 547
Total Received 1,295

Admissions Factors

Very Important

geographical residence
religious affiliation/commitment
standardized test scores

Important

character/personal qualities
application essay
recommendation(s)
state residency

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
racial/ethnic status
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

interview
class rank

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 71
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball
Cross-country running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Cross-country running, Golf, Gymnastics, Racquetball, Rugby, Soccer, Softball, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Tennis, Volleyball, Water polo, Weight lifting, Wrestling

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Cross-country running, Golf, Gymnastics, Racquetball, Rugby, Soccer, Softball, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Tennis, Volleyball, Water polo, Weight lifting, Wrestling

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division II

Majors

Assc. Bach.
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
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
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
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Double major
  • Accelerated degree
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate

2,555

total students

25%

in-state

75%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

2,555
students

Female
54%
1,388

Male
46%
1,167

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

93%

2,380
students

Female
55%
1,288

Male
45%
1,092

7%

175
students

Female
58%
100

Male
42%
75

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 62%
Student 4 year graduation rate 26%
Student 5 year graduation rate 20%
Student 6 year graduation rate 6%

244

Transfer students enrolled

10%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment yes
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: March 15

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Note-taking services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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