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Study at Brigham Young University Hawaii

Brigham Young University Hawaii, also known as BYU-Hawaii, is a private, undergraduate, coeducational institution located in Honolulu, Hawaii, United States. It was established in the year 1954. BYU-Hawaii's main campus spreads across an area of 100 acres. The university offers major degrees in more than 35 Course Topics. The Student Enrolment has a substantial number of international students from over 70 countries around the world. Brigham Young University Hawaii competes in the National Collegiate Athletic Association and is also a member of the Pacific West Conference. The athletic teams are nicknamed the Seasiders, and they participate in sports such as basketball, cross country, tennis, volleyball, and soccer.

Profile of Brigham Young University HawaiiBrigham Young Hawaii is in Laie, HI. Laie is a town not far from a more urbanized area. The school is classified as a Latter Day Saints (Mormon Church) college. Brigham Young Hawaii is a private, not-for-profit institution. The school issues awards (degrees) up to the level of Bachelor's degree.

Course Topics

Fields of study in vogue at Brigham Young Hawaii include hospitality, mathematics, fine arts, and business and management.

Brigham Young Hawaii Selectivity

Not all applicants to the school are accepted. Just 48% of applicants in 2007 were accepted at Brigham Young Hawaii. The top quarter of students at the school scored at least 580 on the verbal SAT test. Students' math SAT scores were most often in the range 480 to 600 in 2007.

The most successful professors at Brigham Young Hawaii are given tenure, encouraging them to stay with the school for a long time. The the school teaching staff is well compensated compared to other schools.

Student Enrolment

Approximately 2, 397 students study at Brigham Young Hawaii . The school is particularly welcoming to minority students.

Student Life
Brigham Young Hawaii offers a real campus feel. The school makes housing available to a large share of its students. Students participate in Pacific West Conference athletics.

Brigham Young Hawaii Tuition and AffordabilityIn-state students appreciate the low tuition rate.

Brigham Young Hawaii Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Business and Management157international business, MIS, accounting, business management
Liberal Arts117diversity studies, political science, interdisciplinary studies, English, Pacific area studies, history
Education and Teaching95elementary school teaching, ESL instruction, special ed, teacher education and development, social science teaching, physical education teaching, business teaching, math teaching, . . .
Family and Social Work35social work
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy33health and physical education, exercise science
Fine Arts26fine arts
Science25biological and physical sciences, biochemistry, biology, physical sciences
Therapy and Counselling24psychology
Hospitality23hospitality management, tourism and travel
Computer Science and Engineering12computer science
Music6piano, voice
Drama and Performing Arts3stagecraft
Science and Laboratory Technician0biology tech
Art Studies0art studies
Contact: Brigham Young HawaiiBrigham Young University Hawaii

55-220 Kulanui Street

Laie, HI 96762-1294

General Phone: (808) 293-3211


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