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Brigham Young University-Hawaii – Tuition & Success Analysis

Laie, HI

Brigham Young University-Hawaii – Snapshot


Four-Year Private University

Undergraduate Enrollment: 2,601

Average annual cost of attendance: $11,612

(National Median: $15,523)

Median student debt for loan recipients: $8,831

Campus Setting: Town

Religious Affiliation: Latter Day Saints (Mormon Church)

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Brigham Young University-Hawaii Tuition based on Family Income


For a family income of $0 to $30,000 the average cost is $9,589

For a family income of $30,001 to $48,000 the average cost is $9,340

For a family income of $48,001 to $75,000  the average cost is $10,824

For a family income of $75,001 to $110,000  the average cost is $14,022

For a family income above $110,000 the average cost is $14,475


The “average cost” shown here is a NET cost and reflects the tuition cost after financial aid is taken into account, as reported by Brigham Young University-Hawaii. This average is based on the students who receive grant or scholarship aid. In-state tuition is used for public schools.

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Brigham Young University-Hawaii Graduate Success


Graduation rate: 53%

(National Median: 49%)

Students returning after first year: 62%

(National Median: 68%)

Median annual earnings (10 years after first attending): $42,200

(National Median: $33,028. The salary data measures salaries of students who received federal student aid. The Salary data does not break down earnings or graduation rates by major, or by state—an important consideration, since salaries can vary widely depending on geographical region. )

Percentage earning above a high school graduate (6 years after first enrolled): 54%

Brigham Young University-Hawaii Admissions

Brigham Young University-Hawaii Acceptance Rate: 27%


Half of the recent accepted students had test scores in the range of:

SAT Math: 490 to 570

SAT Critical Reading: 483 to 588

SAT Writing: N/A to N/A

ACT English: 22 to 27

ACT Math: 21 to 26

ACT Writing: N/A to N/A

Twenty-five percent of students accepted to Brigham Young University-Hawaii actually performed better than the range reported above.  Another twenty-five percent had scores below the reported range.

Brigham Young University-Hawaii Student Debt


Percentage of students awarded Pell Grants: 24%

Percentage of students receiving federal student loans: 17%

Typical student debt: $8,831

Typical monthly loan payment: $94

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Majors at Brigham Young University-Hawaii


These are the most popular areas of study offered at Brigham Young University-Hawaii:

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies – 1%
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences – 5%
  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services – 25%
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services – 4%
  • Education – 15%
  • English Language and Literature/Letters – 1%
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities – 19%
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies – 7%
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies – 4%
  • Psychology – 4%
  • Public Administration and Social Service Professions – 5%
  • Social Sciences – 4%
  • Visual and Performing Arts – 6%

For more information about the various majors at Brigham Young University-Hawaii, visit their website.

Brigham Young University-Hawaii Diversity


Overall Composition at Brigham Young University-Hawaii

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who attend Brigham Young University-Hawaii full time:  92%

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who attend Brigham Young University-Hawaii part time:  8%

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who are twenty-five years old, or older at Brigham Young University-Hawaii:  22%

Racial Diversity Composition

American Indian/Alaska Native: 1%

Asian: 3%

Black: 1%

Hispanic: 6%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 8%

Non-resident alien: 39%

Two or more races: 9%

Unknown: 1%

White: 34%

Brigham Young University-Hawaii Success Ratios

TUN ratios to help compare schools


Earnings to Debt Ratio: 4.8

The median earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the median federal debt of borrowers who graduated. TUN found an average of 2.5 based on data of 3,210 schools.

Earnings to Tuition Ratio: 3.6

The median earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the average annual cost of attendance that financial aid recipients incurred.  TUN found an average of 3.0 based on data of 3,337 schools.

Monthly Liquidity Ratio: 37.4

The median monthly gross earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the median monthly debt payment that borrowers who graduated experience with a 10-year repayment schedule. TUN found an average of 19.3 based on data of 3,210 schools.

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