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Application deadlines for International Applicants

International Student Application

This page contains instructions for International new freshmen and international transfer applicants. 

English Proficiency Req

Applicants whose native or primary language is not English will be required to prove English proficiency. We require proof of proficiency regardless of time spent studying in the United States. English proficiency scores are valid for two years. If the...

International Freshman

Admission decisions are guided by the philosophy found in the University Statement on Fostering an Enriched Environment, which states the following:

"The Mission of Brigham Young University - founded, supported, and guided by The Church...

Evaluating International Work

All secondary education and college work (not US accredited) done outside of the United States must be evaluated by an international credential evaluation agency at the applicant's expense. The CES schools' preferred agency is International...


In order for students to be successful academically at BYU, they must have a solid financial plan. All international applicants for undergraduate degrees are required to deposit $4,000 in an escrow account at BYU following notification of their...

Entrance Averages

BYU uses a holistic review process. This means that all parts of the application are considered. A certain GPA or ACT score does not guarantee admission.

Tuition Charges

For a total breakdown of costs, visit the Count the Cost page located at the financial aid website.

Amounts for tuition and books & supplies will be reduced for less than full-time enrollment which can affect your...

Passport and Visas

Once an international student has been admitted to a degree-seeking program at BYU, and completed the financial requirements, the university will provide the necessary visa application materials. If a student's visa application is denied, BYU will...