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Brigham Young University-Provo Campus Life

Campus Size

Large Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 2,557 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 58 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

48% Women
52% Men


NCAA Division I-A


  • Football
  • Cross Country/Track

West Coast Conference

  • Basketball
  • Baseball

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $272,719)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $133,026)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
All Track Combined 138 202 - -
Baseball 33 - - -
Basketball 17 15 - Yes
Football 126 - - -
Golf 9 9 - Yes
Gymnastics - 14 - -
Soccer - 27 - Yes
Softball - 20 - Yes
Swimming and Diving 29 40 - -
Tennis 10 10 - Yes
Volleyball 22 20 - Yes
Badminton - - - Yes
Court Sports - - - Yes
Field Hockey - - - Yes
Flag Football - - - Yes
Frisbee/Disc Sports - - - Yes
Indoor Fitness/Recreation - - - Yes
Table Tennis - - - Yes
Water Polo - - - Yes


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.3%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2.3%
Black/non-Hispanic 0.3%
Hispanic 4.5%
Non-resident alien 4.9%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 1.6%
Two or more races 2.3%
White/non-Hispanic 83.7%
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, meals per week can vary

Clubs & Organizations

Musical Groups
  • Choral Groups
  • Concert Band
  • Jazz Band
  • Marching Band
  • Music Ensemble
  • Pep Band
  • Symphony Orchestra
Performance Arts
  • Dance
  • Drama Theater
  • Musical Theater
  • Opera
Journalism & Publications
  • Literary Magazine
  • Student Newspaper
  • Television Station
  • Radio Station
Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC
  • Air Force ROTC
  • Student Government

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 1
Drug Law Violation 2
Liquor Law Violation 0
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 1
Property Crime 20

Notable Alumni

  • Aaron Eckhart (Class of '94), Actor
  • Jon Heder (Class of '03), Actor, Napoleon Dynamite
  • Julie Stoffer (Never graduated), Real World contestant suspended from BYU for Honor Code violations on the series
  • Steve Young (Class of '94), Hall of Fame football player
  • Orrin Hatch (Class of '59), U.S. Senator
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Kaitlyn from Riverton, UT
  • 5
  • Dorm life is a blast, it's BYU so of course the dorms are segregated, boys in one building and girls in another. However there's so many opportunities to meet people…

  • Nov-16-2012 Read More
  • Stephanie from Stafford, VA
  • 5
  • the dorms are amazing, and the whole environment is set up to help freshmen adjust to college easily and to succeed. they just built several new dorms, with more on…

  • Feb-21-2012 Read More
  • Arthur from Provo, UT
  • 5
  • Dorm life is great here at BYU, especially if you are a freshman. It allows you to make friends closer to your age and may relieve some agitations caused…

  • Mar-15-2012 Read More
  • Caitlin from Gilbert, AZ
  • 4
  • Dorm life is fun because the Resident Advisers are willing to help with school and social life, it is easy to find friends in your same situation, and because it…

  • Jan-07-2012 Read More


Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 5
  • Emilie from Edgewood, NM
  • Mar-04-2015 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    When I stayed in the dorm for a week, I also ate with a meal plan. Such good food! I loved that there was buffet-style food for every meal we ate there, with drinks, salad, and dessert all included. The food was always excellent. I have no complaints!

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  • 3
  • Patrick from Clarksville, TN
  • Jan-12-2015 I am a current student here

    Cougareat is always fun! Gottal love the creamery! The Cannon Center is great but it will get old if you go too much.

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  • 5
  • Abigail from Mcminnville, OR
  • Jan-10-2015 I am a current student here

    There are so many places you can eat! They even have a little Frechetta pizza place where you can get 8 pizzas! Honestly, that might have been one of the major selling points for me, I love my pizza. I wouldn't recommend eating there every day, because, well, pizza everyday isn't all that healthy for you or your wallet, and if you don't like pizza, there is a Subway, Taco Bell, even a little mini-mart thing.

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  • 4
  • Victoria
  • Jan-06-2015 I am a current student here

    The food on campus is excellent. There are so many options - both fast food and healthier choices. The BYU app is super helpful for finding food - you can see menus, find nearby vending machines, keep track of your dining $, and even find FREE food.

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  • 4
  • Amanda from Provo, UT
  • Dec-29-2014 I am a current student here

    The CougarEat offers several different restaurants such as Subway and Scoreboard Grill, and they also have the Cannon Center for freshmen living in the dorms, and their food is amazing. I've always been satisfied with the food offered on campus.

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  • 4
  • Anonymous
  • Dec-26-2014 I am a current student here

    They serve good, quality food on campus at many locations including the Cannon Center which is an all you can eat buffet with just about every type of food you could want. On campus and just off of campus you have access to a large variety of restaurants. They have several small grocery stores on campus if you prefer to prepare your own meals.

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  • 5
  • Elora from Henderson, NV
  • Dec-12-2014 I am a current student here

    The food court on campus is good, but the restaurants around the city are amazing. As a result of having had so many students travel internationally, authentic international restaurants thrive. Whatever you are in the mood for, you can find it.

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  • 4
  • Tish
  • Nov-29-2014 I am a current student here

    There is quite a bit of variety of food on-campus like Subway, Chick-Fil-A, Cannon Center, Creamery, etc. I enjoy eating on-campus whenever I can.

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  • 5
  • Jennifer from Provo, UT
  • Nov-14-2014 I am a current student here

    The food is great here. Stores are all very close, as well as restaurants. Overall, really great.

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  • 4
  • Ashley
  • Nov-12-2014 I am a current student here

    BYU has many on-campus restaurants that have very tasty food with relatively low prices. BYU also has campus grocery stores as well as rather delicious vending machines. Many dorms and apartments come with kitchens but overall, there are many options for food.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Madison from Milton, GA
  • Jun-18-2014 I am a current student here

    Sadly, there is no greek life, but your ward becomes just the same as if you were in a sorority/fraternity.

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  • 0
  • Kara from Draper, UT
  • May-13-2014 I am a current student here

    BYU is a private University of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints so there are no fraternities or sororities on campus.

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  • 0
  • Daniel from Eagle Mountain, UT
  • May-10-2014 I am a current student here

    They teach Greek! But the closest thing we have to greek life or brotherhood there are the clubs and our faith. Other than that, not much greek life.

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