Brigham Young University-Hawaii

55-220 Kulanui St, Laie, United States
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Overview of Brigham Young University-Hawaii

About this school

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/
  • Coeducational


    Yes

  • Graduate Students


    Not reported

  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:2,555
    • Men:1,167 (45.7%)
    • Women:1,388 (54.3%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Brigham Young University - Hawaii is 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:

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
2
Science
-
2
Foreign Language
-
-
Social Studies
-
3
History
-
2
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
Not reported
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
Recommended
Not reported
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Not reported
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
Not reported

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
55-220 Kulanui Street
City, State, Zip
Laie, HI  96762-1294
Phone
(808) 675-3738
Fax
-
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission 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

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
Resumé of activities, ecclesiastical endorsement required for freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


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


Students Enrolled
Not reported
Women
397 (96%) of 412 admitted students enrolled
Men
Not reported

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
Not reported
375 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 Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


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

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - Not reported
  • Room & Board: - Not reported
  • Other Expences: - Not reported
  • Tuition & Fees: - Not reported

Payment Plans


Brigham Young University - Hawaii accepts

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
-
Net Price Calculator Url
Not reported

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1 | Final deadline March 31
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning June 30
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Not reported

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001606
Free
Institution's own form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


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


2016 Graduates with Loans
36%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$12,418
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


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

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Not reported

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Not reported
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & 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
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

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
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-

Computing


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 Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Brigham Young University - Hawaii provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


62.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


25.6%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


45.7%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


52.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (48)


  • 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


Not offered

Professional Degree Programs


Not reported

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Internships, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Education, Interdisciplinary studies

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


6,138

Nearest Metropolitan Area


60 acres

Environment


Small town/city

Campus Size


Honolulu

Weather


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

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
38 mile(s) from campus in Honolulu
Nearest Bus Station
-
Nearest Train Station
-

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing

Students of College Housing


57% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


43%

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

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


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

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

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


Brigham Young University - Hawaii offers 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

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


2,380

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
2,555
Women
1,388
Men
1,167

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • Not reported

International Students


Not reported

Average Age


23

Number of Graduate Students


Not reported

Student Resources

Study resources