Tool December 2017

Best Values in Colleges

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Brigham Young University (Provo, UT)

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Brigham Young University is ranked 24 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Private Colleges and is ranked 58 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 26%
Applicants who took ACT 95%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+24%
600-69942%
600+66%

SAT Math Score

700+23%
600-69946%
600+69%

ACT Score

30-3644%
24-2950%
24+94%

Students applied12,739
Students admitted6,520
Admission rate51%

Students per faculty21

4-year graduation rate29%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$10,920 §
Fees$0
Room and board$7,530
Estimated book expense$824
Total cost$19,274

Cost after need-based aid$14,400
Cost after non-need-based aid$14,936

Average debt at graduation$15,158

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$56,800

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met33%
Average need-based aid$4,874
Average non-need-based aid$4,338

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment30,979

Full-Time

Men14,524
Women13,488

Part-Time

Men1,600
Women1,367

Freshmen retained90%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

§ - For non-Mormons; $13,814 for Mormons.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2017 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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