Missionary Programs

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Services for Current BYU-Idaho Students


Because of varying missionary return dates, some returning missionaries must wait several months before they can enroll in the next semester of their assigned track. To create a more seamless transition from mission to study, missionaries returning to BYU-Idaho on deferment can now enroll in the next available semester, regardless of their permanent track. The student's track assignment does not change because of the appeal. Any student who receives this override will be required to attend the following two semesters of their regular track and may not defer either of those semesters. To sign up, please call admissions at 208-496-1300 If the next available semester is part of a student's assigned track, there is no change involved.

Services for New Applicants


New applicants will not be held to traditional deadlines if they apply to the earliest semester available after their release. Returning missionaries applying past the deadline should contact the Admissions Office at 208-496-1300.

Students whose native language is not English will be required to take the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language), even if they have served an English-speaking mission. Applicants who are not legal permanent residents of the United States are not eligible for early admission. U.S. law requires certain documentation and financial information that must be submitted at certain times in the application process. Thus, international applicants must adhere to regular admissions deadlines.

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