Established in 1954, Brigham Young University-Hawaii aims at the fusion of spiritual and secular learning to provide leadership qualities to its students. BYU is affiliated with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and attracts international students from over 70 countries. In 2018 at the time of the Fall semester, the count of enrolled students was 3,176. Out of these students, 46% of the students were international students. The University enrolls around 1,000 students per year (973 in Fall 2019).
Brigham Young University offers a range of programs with 50 Majors, 65 Minors, and 15 Certificate programs. BYU provides Certificate, Associate, and Bachelor’s degree undergraduate courses in various disciplines including Accounting, Visual Arts, Biological Sciences, Computer & Information Sciences, Business Management and Psychology to name a few.
|Application Portal||Online Portal|
|Application Fee (Non- Refundable)||35 USD|
|Semesters||Fall/ Winter/ Spring/ Summer|
|Mode of Payment||Credit Card/Visa/Mastercard/American Express|
|Financial Aid||Pell grants, Loans, Parent PLUS loan|
|International student Admission Emailfirstname.lastname@example.org|
To grab the best opportunities, it is important that the students must submit their applications prior to the deadlines. The deadline for admission in different semesters is mentioned in the following table.
|Deadlines/Semester||Spring 2020||Summer 2020||Fall 2020||Winter 2021|
|Application Available||August 29, 2019||August 29, 2019||August 29, 2019||April 1, 2020|
|Priority Deadline||November 1, 2019||November 1, 2019||November 1, 2019||N/A|
|Deadline||December 16, 2019||December 16, 2019||December 16, 2019||August 3, 2020|
|Admission & Scholarship Notification||December 16, 2019||December 16, 2019||December 16, 2019||August 3, 2020|
|Financial Verification Deadline||March 15, 2020||May 1, 2020||July 15, 2020||November 15, 2020|
The University welcomes International students from all across the globe with the same hospitality as domestic students. 17% of the students enrolled in Freshman Fall 2018 were International Students.
Application Portal: Students can apply online for any course at Brigham University by visiting the official website of the University
Admission fees: Non-refundable 35 USD
To apply for any of the programs in the university, international students must submit the following documents prior to their admission:
The application is processed within 30-60 days after the application deadline. Applicants can check their application status by visiting the website. Students have to wait for an additional one month for processing their application.
International students belonging to non-native speaking countries must submit scores of TOEFL, IELTS or other acceptable tests to demonstrate their proficiency in the English language.
Subscore not less than 250
|Pearson Test of English (PTE)||44+|
International students must apply for a USA Study Visa to get admission to any of the programs offered by Brigham Young University. Documents required for applying for F1 visa are:
Applicants must schedule an appointment at the U.S. embassy or consulate. After submitting all the required documents at the embassy, they have to attend the Visa interview. The processing time of the F1 visa is shorter than other Visas. In most of the cases, applicants get the response of Visa immediately after their interview.
The University offers undergraduate programs in various disciplines including Biological & Medical Sciences, Communication & Media, Information Sciences, Liberal Arts, and Education. Brigham Young University’s Bachelor’s degreesin Business Administration and Education are the most popular amongst others.
Where to apply: Online Portal
Application Fee: 35 USD Nonrefundable
To get admission in any of the undergraduate programs, students must submit all the required documents to the University before the deadline.
Brigham Young University has five different institutions located at Utah, Idaho, Hawaii, LDS business school, and Pathway program institution under one umbrella and the BYU, Hawaii campus does not offer postgraduate programs.
The Institution shows a lenient approach in admitting students with a 97% acceptance rate. Talented International students are given equal opportunities and they are requested to submit all the documents and apply for financial aid before the deadline.