2024 Comprehensive Report on Rankings, Costs, Graduation Rate and More

$6,327

Net Price

97%

Admitted

50%

Enrolled

40%

Graduation Rate

20/1

Student / Faculty

University Detail

Brigham Young University-Idaho

is a private not-for-profit, four or more years institution with a total student enrollment of 44,304. In 2021, there were 261 psychology and social work graduates. This institution ranks #1 in Idaho and ranks #298 in the U.S. for schools that offer psychology degree programs.

Psychology Degrees Offered

Bachelor

Psychology Graduates

261

Total Enrollment

44,304

Type

Private Not-for-profit, Four or more years

Institution Accreditation

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

Ranking for Brigham Young University-Idaho

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#1

Idaho Rank

Combining ranking factors for 7 schools that offer psychology degrees in Idaho, Brigham Young University-Idaho ranks #1.

#298

U.S. Rank

Combining ranking factors for 1,438 schools that offer psychology degrees in the U.S., Brigham Young University-Idaho ranks #298.

Psychology Programs Offered

For psychology degrees, Brigham Young University-Idaho offers General Psychology and Social Work at the bachelor level.

In the table below, see the programs offered and the number of graduates in each program.

Psychology Graduates in 2021BS
General Psychology205
Social Work56
Total Graduates261
US Department of Education

Admission, Enrollment, Graduation

In the fall of 2021, 9,963 students applied to the Brigham Young University-Idaho. The university admitted 97% and 50% of those who were admitted also enrolled.

By comparison, the average number of applicants for Idaho universities is 7,219. On average, all Idaho institutions admit 84% and 24% of those who were admitted end up enrolling into the institution.

The percentage of Brigham Young University-Idaho students who return after their first year to begin their second year is 67%. Compared to all Idaho four or more years colleges, the percentage is 69%.

The overall graduation rate for Brigham Young University-Idaho is 40%, compared to 49% for all Idaho universities, while the number of students who transferred out of the program is 35%.

  • Credits Accepted: Dual enrollment, Advanced placement (AP) credits

Compare BYU-Idaho to Idaho Four or more years Colleges
Offering Psychology Degrees

Compare admission, acceptance, retention and graduation rates of Brigham Young University-Idaho to the average of all Idaho four or more years schools that offer psychology degrees.

Why it Matters

Compare Admission and Enrollment

Low admission rates and high enrollment rates denote not only how selective a school is, but also how in-demand the school is. High graduation rates show the overall success of an institution.

BYU-Idaho

9,963

Applicants

97%

Percent Admitted

50%

Percent Enrolled

67%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

40%

Graduation Rate

ID Colleges

7,219

Applicants

84%

Percent Admitted

24%

Percent Enrolled

69%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

49%

Graduation Rate

Student & Faculty Information

In the fall of 2021, there were 565 or 20% full-time instructional or research faculty members of all faculty and there were 2,303 or 80% part-time faculty members employed at Brigham Young University-Idaho. The number of full-time instructional faculty was 565 or 20%.

Part-time teachers are paid less and cost less, so any organization with a disproportionate number of part-time teachers can invest money in more important areas. However, as part-time teachers, participants can work full-time in their profession and bring experience to the classroom.

Why it Matters

Compare Faculty Numbers

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional percentages indicate that institutions focus their investments in areas that matter most to students.

BYU-Idaho

20 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

20%

Percent Full-Time

80%

Percent Part-Time

20%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

ID Colleges

17 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

54%

Percent Full-Time

46%

Percent Part-Time

52%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

Tuition and Student Expenses

For the 2021-2022 academic year at Brigham Young University-Idaho the average cost of undergraduate tuition is $4,416, and the average cost for books and supplies is $400.

For graduate students, the average cost for tuition is $0 and the average cost for graduate fees is $0.

In the table below, find the average total expenses to attend Brigham Young University-Idaho in 2021-2022 including tuition, room, board and living expenses for both undergraduate and graduate students.

Note that the average total expenses do not include financial aid, grants, loans or scholarships. You can find the average financial aid and net price data in the sections below.

Expenses for Brigham Young University-Idaho2021-2022
On Campus Room & Board$4,452
On-Campus Living Expenses$3,612
Total Living Expenses$8,064
Tuition for In-State, Undergraduate$4,416
Books and Supplies, Undergraduate$400
Total Undergraduate Expenses$12,880
In-State, Graduate Tuition$0
In-State, Graduate Fees$0
Total Graduate Expenses$0
US Department of Education

Net Price

Average Net Price

The average net price to attend Brigham Young University-Idaho is $6,327. Average net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board, living costs, books, supplies together and then subtracting the average financial (grants, scholarships and loans) for federal financial aid recipients.

In other words, the average net price is the average amount students pay to attend this university for one year.

Average net price is calculated from the most recent data supplied by each institution to the US Department of Education and is found by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. The total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

Compare Brigham Young University-Idaho to all Idaho universitas that offer psychology degrees for the cost to attend, average financial aid, percent of students receiving aid and the average net price to attend.

For program ranking, we see a lower overall cost of tuition and cost of living expenses minus the average financial aid a student may receive as the ranking factor student may want to consider.

Why it Matters

Compare Average Cost to Attend and Net Price

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional professors indicates to us institutions that focus their investments in areas that matter most: the education of students by the best instructors possible.

BYU-Idaho

$12,880

Cost to Attend

$7,072

Average Financial Aid

58%

Percent Receiving Aid

$6,327

Net Price

ID Colleges

$23,972

Cost to Attend

$9,052

Average Financial Aid

91%

Percent Receiving Aid

$13,411

Average Net Price

Financial Aid

The number of beginning students who enter postsecondary education for the first time and receive financial aid is 2,296 or 58%.

The number of undergraduate students who receive a grant or scholarship is 17,499 and the average amount of their grant or scholarship is $7,072.

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid# Receiving AidAverage Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship Aid17,499$7,072
Pell Grants12,521$7,068
Federal Student Loans6,365$6,905
US Department of Education

Below, compare the financial aid students receive at the Brigham Young University-Idaho to all schools across the United States that offer psychology degrees.

We see higher percentages of those receiving aid and the percent that aid covers the net price of education as an indicator of the strength of the institution.

Why it Matters

Compare Financial Aid

Financial Aid can make the difference between being able to afford college or being priced out of college. Many students may find college far more affordable than they could imagine, when accounting for the various kinds of financial aid available.

BYU-Idaho

17,499

Grant or Scholarship Aid

48%

Grants or Scholarships

12,521

Number of Pell Grants

34%

Pell Grants

6,365

Federal Student Loans

17%

Federal Student Loans

ID Colleges

5,769

Grant or Scholarship Aid

51%

Grants or Scholarships

2,949

Number of Pell Grants

26%

Pell Grants

2,660

Federal Student Loans

23%

Federal Student Loans

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