Facts and Figures

Here's a quick overview of BYU-Idaho's campus, student body, and academic offerings.

Still water on the Taylor Quad pond reflecting the Taylor buidling with a beautiful stone path, bridge and wall.


  • November 12, 1888


  • Rexburg, Idaho
  • Local population of 28,000 in the agriculturally rich Snake River Valley of eastern Idaho
  • Yellowstone National Park, Grand Teton National Park, and Jackson Hole all within close driving distance


  • More than 32,000 on-campus students and 33,000 online students enrolled in BYU-Idaho courses in 2016
  • Approximately 18,000 students enroll in campus courses each semester
  • Approximately 26,000 students enroll in online courses each semester (including Pathway students)
  • Largest private university in Idaho

Student Body

  • All 50 states and nearly 100 countries represented


  • Over 40 major buildings on 400 acres

Academic Offerings

  • 25 associate degrees and more than 100 bachelor's degrees
  • Seven colleges and 33 departments
  • Six online associate degrees
  • 11 online bachelor's degrees
  • Over 300 online courses

Academic Calendar

  • Three, 14-week semesters: Fall, Winter, and Spring, and one, 7-week Summer Session
  • Each student admitted to a track comprised of two semesters