Brigham Young University-Hawaii (BYUH)

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Brigham Young University-Hawaii can be found in Laie, HI, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. About three thousand students are enrolled at Brigham Young University-Hawaii.

A SAT or ACT exam may be required before applying to this institution. Scores within the range of 1080 (25th percentile) to 1260 (75th percentile) for the SAT exam and in the range of 22 (25th percentile) to 27 (75th percentile) on the ACT is typical among applicants that get into Brigham Young University-Hawaii. We were able to estimate the BYUH average GPA (3.23 - 3.45) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall BYUH Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Brigham Young University-Hawaii was reported as 97.3% in Fall 2020 with over 973 applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • BYUH ACT Scores: 22 - 27
  • BYUH Average GPA: 3.23 - 3.45

How Hard Is It to Get into Brigham Young University-Hawaii?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Brigham Young University-Hawaii is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Brigham Young University-Hawaii has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 27.1%
  • 2017-2018: 36.8%
  • 2018-2019: 44.8%
  • 2019-2020: 97.3%
  • Projected BYUH Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 57.6%

How Does BYUH Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for BYUH is seventy-two percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
University of Hawaii-West Oahu84.4%
Hawaii Pacific University74.8%
Chaminade University of Honolulu94.7%
University of Hawaii at Hilo51.6%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to BYUH (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading550 - 640
Math530 - 620
Total Score1080 - 1260
ACT®Score Range
English22 - 28
Math20 - 26
Composite Score22 - 27
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