Campus Profile: Brigham Young University

Brigham Young University (BYU) is a private university in Provo, Utah. Around 31,633 undergraduate students are enrolled at the university.

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Brigham Young University (BYU) is a private university in Provo, Utah. Around 31,633 undergraduate students are enrolled at the university.

Official Political Student Organizations: 


Conservative Organizations:

Adam Smith Society

BYU College Republicans

BYU Conservative Coalition

Christians United for Israel

Federalist Society

Network of Enlightened Women

Students for Liberty

Students for Life

The Cougar Chronicle

Turning Point USA

Liberal Organizations:

Anti-Racism Club

BYU College Democrats

SAT/ACT Score Requirements

BYU is NOT requiring SAT/ACT scores for undergraduate admission.


OpenSecrets Data on Brigham Young University Employee Political Donations:

In the 2020 election cycle, 74.19% of BYU employee donations went to Democratic candidates in federal elections, while 25.81% of donations went to Republican candidates, according to data from Open Secrets.


Foundation for Individual Rights and Expression Rating:

BYU has been given a warning speech code. According to FIRE, a university receives this code when it “clearly and consistently states that it holds a certain set of values above a commitment to freedom of speech.”


BYU is NOT requiring a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for students and employees.


Stories by Campus Reform about Brigham Young University:

BYU students respond to explicit chant at football game by Oregon fans

At a recent football game between the University of Oregon (UO) and Brigham Young University (BYU), an affiliate of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS), hateful chants broke out against the religious school. 

EXCLUSIVE: Read what happened after students posted their class 'Revealing Whiteness Activity' on social media

A professor at Brigham Young University (BYU) allegedly assigned a classroom exercise titled "Revealing Whiteness Activity."