Brigham Young University - Provo

Provo, UT 84602
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Brigham Young University-Provo (BYU) is located in Provo, Utah. This school was established way back in 1875. This is a private non-profit research university that is actually owned by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The school is run by the Church Educational System and it offers students various academic opportunities. Most of the students of this school are a part of the church in some way or another. BYU offers students the chance to earn various undergraduate degrees. The school also has 68 masters degree programs and 25 doctorate degree programs. It adheres to special standards due to its religious affiliation. There are mandatory courses on the Bible and students must adhere to a strict code of honor that prevents certain activities that are deemed inappropriate by church standards.

The BYU nursing program allows students to pursue bachelor’s degrees in nursing. This is a renowned BSN program that gives students a comprehensive education that will prepare them for success as nurses in many different medical settings. The program also integrates certain gospel values to the curriculum due to its religious nature. BYU has a robust simulation laboratory where students can hone their skills. The nursing program at BYU is fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleMidsize City
Number of Students34,334
Student to Faculty Ratio20:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation
Latter Day Saints (Mormon Church)
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate90%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 8 103
Master's degree 4 10
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 96.8%

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Institutional Accreditations
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
09/01/1923 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
04/08/2006 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
04/08/2006 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT1210 to 1410
ACT27 to 32
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Considered but not required
Recommendations Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $35
Graduates $50

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$286/credit
In State Students$286/credit
Out of State Students$286/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$405/credit
In State Students$405/credit
Out of State Students$405/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $12,870 $12,870 $12,870
ADN 70 $20,020 $20,020 $20,020
BSN 125 $35,750 $35,750 $35,750
FNP 50 $20,250 $20,250 $20,250
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 72% of Brigham Young University - Provo's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 15% $4,105
Other Federal Grant -- --
State Grant & Scholarships -- $2,555
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 47% $4,040
Federal Student Loans 12% $5,127
Private Loans -- $2,000


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$9,036
$30,001 to $48,000$9,820
$48,001 to $75,000$12,836
$75,001 to $110,000$15,520
Over $110,000$17,031

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Black/African American

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Utah state board of nursing.
Brigham Young University - Provo
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Provo, UT 84602

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