Brigham Young


University Rankings & Review


Brigham Young
Photograph of Brigham Young, the founder and prophet of the LDS church and who is credited with founding Brigham Young University.

BYU Official Seal, founded in 1875

The Basics

Location Provo, Utah
Official Website BYU
Nickname Cougars
School Colors Royal Blue, Navy Blue and White
Athletic Conference Football – Independent, no conference. Other sports, West Coast Conference.

RealRank Ranking Categories

Reputation Silver
Renown Platinum
Diversity Success NI
Sports Renown Silver
Tuition Profile Low cost, private university with religious affiliation. Tuition for LDS is 1/2 that for others.
Endowment Silver
Alumni Engagement Platinum

Key: Platinum: Elite Class; Gold: Very good; Silver: Successful, with room to improve;

Bronze: Mid to low range; NI: Needs improvement.

Academic Profile

Academic Range Well-Rounded
Professional Schools:
Architecture No
Business Yes
Dental No
Engineering Yes
Law Yes
Medical No
Nursing Yes
Veterinary Medicine No
Core Science Breadth Yes
Arts, Social Sciences & Humanities Breadth Yes
Agriculture No
Human Sciences / Education Yes
Public Health / Urban Policy Yes



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