Tool | December 2015

Kiplinger's Best College Values

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Brigham Young University (Provo, UT)

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 31.00%
Applicants who took ACT: 94.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 44.34%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 21.04%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 65.38%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 47.95%
SAT I Math score 700+: 20.08%
SAT I Math score 600+: 68.03%
ACT score 24-29: 52.83%
ACT score 30-36: 39.64%
ACT score 24+: 92.00%
Students applied: 11,078
Students admitted: 5,207
Admission rate: 47%
Students per faculty: 18
4-year graduation rate: 29.5%
5-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Freshmen retained: 87%
Full-time enrolled men: 13,309
Full-time enrolled women: 11,190
Part-time enrolled men: 1,499
Part-time enrolled women: 1,165
Total enrollment: 27,163

COSTS

Tuition: $10,300
Room and board: $7,330
Est. book expense: $992
Fees: $0
Total cost: $18,622#
Cost after need-based aid: $13,725
Cost after non-need-based aid: $14,678
Average debt at graduation: $14,021

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 34%
Average need-based aid: $4,897
Average non-need-based aid: $3,944
Students receiving
non-need-based aid:
5,655
Average aid package: $7,258
Students receiving need-based aid: 11,745
% of aid from grants: 0%
% receiving need-based aid: 43%
% receiving non-
need-based aid:
37%
% receiving student loans: 26%