Brigham Young University-Hawaii

Laie, HI

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 2,861
Graduate Enrollment: 0
Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields
Highest degree awarded: Bachelor's
Religious Affiliation: Latter Day Saints (Mormon Church)

Campus Details

Town: Fringe (in urban cluster up to 10 miles from an urbanized area)
Four-year, small, highly residential // full-time, selective, higher transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 87.69%

Male/Female: 40% / 60% (2017)

First generation college students: 19.2% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 15.3% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 1.6% (2007)

Test scores for admission: Required
2022 Median Admit SAT: 1,185
SAT 25th Percentile - 75th: 1075 - 1260

2022 Median Admit ACT: 24
ACT 25th Percentile - 75th: 21 - 27

Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 50.1% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 33.2% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 22.3% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 12.9% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 38.6%
Black: 0.2%
Hispanic: 6.9%
Asian: 2.4%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.3%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 4.2%
2+ races: 8.1%
Non-resident alien: 38.8%
Unknown race: 0.4%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $20,221
In-State tuition: $6,068
Out-of-State tuition: $6,068

Estimated books and supplies: $1,310 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $8,034 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $6,455 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $4,800 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $6,455 (2022)

Average Family Income: $68,414 (2017)
Median Family Income: $39,517 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 16.4%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 8.1%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $9,413 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $100 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $10,492
$30k-48k $10,415
$48k-75k $15,623
$75k-110k $16,699
$110k+ $18,524

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 30%
6-year graduation rate: 71%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 85.1% (2019)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $9,413 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $5,416 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $5,666 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $6,250 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 74.1% (2015)
@3 year 80.3% (2017)
@5 year 84.0% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 65.2% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 62.8% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation:
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $40,453 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 10
Bachelor's Degree Area Studies. 10
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 16
Bachelor's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 17
Bachelor's Degree Information Science/Studies. 5
Bachelor's Degree Computer Science. 11
Bachelor's Degree Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other. 4
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 3
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 38
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 9
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 17
Bachelor's Degree Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language. 20
Associate's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 81 $30,495 ($2,541)
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 26
Bachelor's Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 9
Bachelor's Degree Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology. 9
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 10
Bachelor's Degree Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies. 24
Bachelor's Degree Cultural Studies/Critical Theory and Analysis. 21 $33,487 ($2,791)
Bachelor's Degree Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. 21
Bachelor's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 29
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 36 $29,613 ($2,468)
Bachelor's Degree Social Work. 35 $44,859 ($3,738)
Bachelor's Degree Anthropology. 10
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 25
Bachelor's Degree Design and Applied Arts. 28
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 7
Bachelor's Degree Music. 9
Associate's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 7
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 18 $57,999 ($4,833)
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 43
Bachelor's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 23
Bachelor's Degree Hospitality Administration/Management. 44
Bachelor's Degree Human Resources Management and Services. 18
Bachelor's Degree International Business. 1
Bachelor's Degree Marketing. 25
Bachelor's Degree History. 4


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $90,135
Full time faculty: 100%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 16.0

School's endowment start of year: $150,799,000 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $188,220,000 (2022)