Enriching Educational Experiences

First-Year Student Highlights from 2011 Survey

  • 9% of first-year students participated in a learning community.
  • 33% of first-year students said they frequently had serious conversations with student with different religious, political, or personal beliefs.
  • 44% of first-year students reported frequent conversations with those of a different race.
  • 89% of first-year students frequently engaged in spiritually enhancing activities (worship, meditation, prayer).

NSSE data

Senior Highlights

  • 13% of BYU-Idaho students had taken an independent study class by their senior year.
  • 8% of BYU-Idaho seniors had studied abroad.
  • 62% of seniors had participated in community service or volunteer work.

NSSE data