January 30, 2015
Writer: Marc Stevens
Statistics released for Winter Semester 2015 at Brigham Young University-Idaho show a total campus enrollment of 16,738 students, an increase of 7.1 percent over last winter's campus enrollment of 15,625. To date, this is the largest number of students enrolled on campus in the university's history.
Enrollment in BYU-Idaho's online courses and degree programs is also growing rapidly, with the university continuing to serve more students off campus than on campus.
The number of enrolled students not on campus for Winter Semester 2015, including online and Pathway students, is 17,979, an increase of 51.1 percent compared to this time last year. For Winter Semester 2014 that number was 11,895.
This semester the campus student body consists of 8,247 male students and 8,491 female students (49.3 percent and 50.7 percent respectively). The number of married students is 4,198, comprising 25.1 percent of the total campus student population.