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About BYU-Idaho

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19,800 Return Missionaries

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20,000+ Students on Campus Every Semester

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122 YSA Wards and 10 YSA Stakes

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35,000+ Students On Campus Every Year

“BYU-Idaho has taught me how to belong. I have been reminded of my value and potential every day in my classes and through the activities and organizations offered. My classes help me stretch myself, the societies help me apply what I’ve learned and the organizations help me to continue to want to learn. It is not only a university it is a place to come and belong.”

–Aubrey Christiansen, from California studying Communications

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Campus at night with stars in the sky
Outdoor ropes course
I-Center playing courts
Ricks Gardens on BYU-Idaho's campus
Rexburg Temple

“The people here have treated all they had as the Lord’s and always counted it as enough. And they have used it as if it was the offering of the poorest widow to her Lord and to His kingdom ... Because of that faithful obedience and sacrifice, I certify the Lord has poured out His Spirit here.”

–President Henry B. Eyring, BYU-Idaho President 1971–77

Tuition Rate Compared to Neighboring Schools

Average Cost of Attendance*

BYU-Idaho Idaho Utah Nationally
Tuition in State $2,150 $4,041 $3,509 $5,058
Tuition out of State $2,150 $12,783 $10,986 $11,288
Housing & Food $2,184 $4,460 $3,653 $6,877
Books $200 $555 $556 $920
TOTAL IN STATE $4,488 $9,056 $7,718 $12,855
TOTAL OUT OF STATE $4,488 $17,798 $15,195 $19,085

*Average Idaho cost is calculated from ISU, BSU, and UofI. Average Utah cost is calculated from UVU, USU, UofU, and SUU. National average from U.S. News.

Learn More About Costs of Attending BYU Idaho.

Three Track System

BYU-Idaho operates year-round with three distinct 14-week semesters: Fall, Winter, and Spring. Each student is admitted to a track consisting of two semesters: Fall/Winter, Winter/Spring, or Spring/Fall.

spring/fall track

(Flex Semester: Winter)

fall/winter track

(Flex Semester: Spring)

winter/spring track

(Flex Semester: Fall)

Around Rexburg

The Grand Tetons, Jackson Hole, Jenny Lake, Salt Lake City, Idaho Falls Airport, Idaho Falls Shopping, St. Anthony Sand Dunes, Mesa Falls, Yellowstone National Park

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