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Admissions & Costs
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Now accepting applications for all semesters.
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BYU-Idaho Ranked #1 in Nation Based On Relative Economic Value

You can get your dream job with a BYU-Idaho education—and with less debt. A BYUI degree lets you pursue your dream career and start earning money right after graduation.

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Receive a 4-Year Merit Scholarship

All applicants to BYU-Idaho are automatically considered for the 4-Year Merit Scholarship for exceptional high school academic achievement.

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Full, Half, and Quarter Tuition Awards

Merit Scholarships are awarded on a Full, Half, and Quarter basis, dependent upon your High School GPA and ACT/SAT Scores.

Semester Tuition Comparison

Average Cost of Tuition* BYUI Idaho Utah Nationally
In State Tuition $2,328 $4,326 $3,877 $5,331
Out of State Tuition $2,328 $13,749 $11,708 $11,815

Compare Tuition and Costs with Neighboring Schools

*Average Idaho cost is calculated from ISU, BSU, and U of I. Average Utah cost is calculated from UVU, USU, U of U, and SUU. National average from U.S. News Best Colleges. The figures above are up-to-date as of January 10, 2024.

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Get Additional Help Paying for School

BYU-Idaho offers a variety of additional scholarships and Federal Aid options.
The Art, Dance, Journalism, Theater, and Music Departments on campus offer talent-based scholarships.
Continuing campus and transfer students can receive academic scholarships for exceptional college academic achievement.
The Returned Missionary Scholarship is designed to encourage recently returned missionaries to pursue a higher education at BYU-Idaho.
The BYU-Idaho Scholarship recognizes hard-working students facing financial barriers in pursuing their educational goals.
Federal Pell Grants
Federal Pell Grants are free money awarded to undergraduate students who demonstrate exceptional financial need determined by the FAFSA.
Federal Loans
Federal Loans are awarded to students who demonstrate financial need. Students must be enrolled in at least 6 program applicable credits to receive these funds.

AJ Discovers the Value of BYU-Idaho

"I looked at a couple of different options including BYUI and a two-year junior college. I toured both of them and decided to come here because it was more affordable than the junior college, which is awesome.”

AJ Johnson
Freshman, Majoring in Electrical Engineering

Admissions is Here to Help You Apply

Whether you’re applying to college for the first time, looking to transfer, or have questions about missionary service, the Admissions team can guide you in preparing to become a BYU-Idaho student.
BYU-Idaho's Admissions team can help you with the application process and get you familiar with campus.
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Info sessions, virtual tours, and other events are happening all over the country.
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Application Deadlines

Applications are accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis up to 2 weeks before the semester begins.

Semester Priority Deadline Final Application Deadline Semester Start Date
Fall February 1 September 1 Mid September
Winter October 1 December 15 Early January
Spring February 1 April 1 Late April

How To Apply

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