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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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Sarah from Kennewick, WA
  • 4
  • I haven't started yet, but I'm in the New Heritage dorms, which are the newest buildings on campus. They are set up apartment style, which is awesome. It gives you…

  • Apr-14-2015 Read More


Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 5
  • kate from provo, ut
  • May-17-2016 I am a current student here

    they always get a new restaurant or two every couple years in the cougar eat. there are also a lot of good options on center street a few blocks from campus.

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  • 4
  • jake
  • Apr-14-2016 I am a current student here

    provo has a lot to do. go to the food trucks when you can!

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  • 4
  • Natalie from San Diego, CA
  • Mar-21-2016 I am a current student here

    I have only ever eaten in the WILK but they have a great variety of food. There are also vending machines all over campus that have the Creamery's ice cream, sandwiches, fruits and veggies, bagels, and more.

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  • 4
  • Nate from Houston, TX
  • Feb-01-2016 I am a current student here

    Plenty of options for eating around here on and off campus, and most of it is pretty economical.

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  • 4
  • sarah from Vancouver, WA
  • Jan-29-2016 I am a current student here

    Our food court has: Chick Fil'a, Taco Bell, Hawaiian Grill, Subway, L&T Salad and Soup. We have several cafes in different buildings on campus, you can order burgers, ice cream and such from the BYU creamery, as well as buy your groceries there. A warning however, groceries at the creamery are overpriced, but you can save tax anywhere on campus by using your ID card.

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  • 5
  • Marin from Yuma, AZ
  • Dec-10-2015 I am a current student here

    The food is great! And don't forget about the creamery. I've honestly probably spent too much money on food on campus, but I can't help myself when its so good and there are so many options!

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  • 3
  • Shannon from Provo, UT
  • Dec-10-2015 I am a current student here

    There are many places to stop and eat around campus, but most of it is considered pretty expensive. Your best bet is usually to pack a lunch and bring it with you to school in order to maintain a healthy diet, but stay efficient with those long hours of studying away from home! The favorite restaurant among students here is the Chick-fil-a at the Cougareat, but there are also many delicious cafes amongst the different buildings for students to grab a bite to eat, or sit down for a filling meal.

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  • 4
  • Cady from Gilbert, AZ
  • Dec-09-2015 I am a current student here

    There are lots of dining options on campus, such as Chick fil A and Subway, as well as BYU specialty restaurants, like the MoA Cafe or Legends Grill. All very yummy! Some of the BYU restaurants can be a little pricey, but they are a great option if you have a meal plan.

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  • 4
  • Megan from San Antonio, TX
  • Dec-01-2015 I am a current student here

    Dorm cafeterias are really good. Cougar-eat on campus eatery is amazing. Anything you want, you can find there.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • jake
  • Apr-14-2016 I am a current student here

    you don't need it (we also don't have it).

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  • 0
  • Nate from Houston, TX
  • Feb-01-2016 I am a current student here

    Honor societies are associated with every college here and there are plenty of opportunities to join.

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  • 0
  • Shannon from Provo, UT
  • Dec-10-2015 I am a current student here

    There are not any fraternities or sororities affiliated with Brigham Young University, but every student here will live within the boundaries of a ward, where there will be plenty of opportunities to make friends, network with other students, and participate in some great and exciting opportunities. In my ward, we are always having activities at least twice a week, and this provides fun opportunities to take a break from your studies and make some lasting memories with friends who share the same values and initiatives as you do.

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  • 0
  • Taycen from Houston, TX
  • Oct-17-2015 I am a current student here

    None. Assuming you're a member of the LDS church, most of your opportunities to meet people are through your ward and church services. Otherwise it's through classes or clubs.

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