Brigham Young University-Idaho (BYU-I)

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Brigham Young University-Idaho can be found in Rexburg, ID, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. BYU-I enrolls nearly thirty nine thousand students per year.

Students can submit either the SAT or ACT exam scores to BYU-I. A score between 990 to 1200 on the SAT exam, or 19 to 25 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among admitted students. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the BYU-I average GPA ranges from 2.98 to 3.33 for accepted students. An estimated 100% of all students which applied were accepted at Brigham Young University-Idaho, and from those that were granted acceptance about 56% continued on to enroll. Based on historical acceptance rate data, the projected BYU-I acceptance rate 2021 is estimated to be 89%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall BYU-I Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Brigham Young University-Idaho was reported as 95.8% in Fall 2020 with over 9,760 college applications submitted to BYU-I. 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

  • BYU-I ACT Scores: 19 - 25
  • BYU-I Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.33

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

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Brigham Young University-Idaho, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Brigham Young University-Idaho has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 95.8%
  • 2017-2018: 94.8%
  • 2018-2019: 97.2%
  • 2019-2020: 95.8%
  • Projected BYU-I Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 89.3%

How Does BYU-I Compare?

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The acceptance rate for BYU-I is sixty-nine percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Montana State University81.9%
Utah State University91.0%
University of Utah62.1%
Boise State University77.4%
The University of Montana94.0%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • 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 BYU-I (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading500 - 610
Math490 - 590
Total Score990 - 1200
ACT®Score Range
English19 - 25
Math18 - 25
Composite Score19 - 25
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