A New Kind of University
What Makes BYU-Idaho a New Kind of University?
This historic institution is embarked on a journey of growth and progress that began in 1888 and continued with the divinely inspired decision to transform Ricks College into a four-year university in 2000. Since then, BYU-Idaho has broken new ground in higher education with innovative academic offerings, ways to serve more students, and programs focused on student development. BYU-Idaho is embarked on a continual path of rethinking education as it strives to provide students with outstanding educational opportunities.
As a unique element of a BYU-Idaho education, the Student Activities Program provides participants with numerous opportunities to be involved, develop leadership, strengthen mentoring abilities, and serve others. An array of year-round activities is offered in six core areas.Read More
At BYU-Idaho, most students complete a rigorous academic internship as a central part of their educational experience. These internships uniquely prepare students for their future careers by providing a meaningful experiential learning opportunity and invaluable hands-on experience.Read More
Centered on a faith-building educational process known as the Learning Model, BYU-Idaho provides a gospel-centered environment focused on active teaching and experiential learning. This consistent framework for instruction emphasizes individual preparation, collaborative interaction, and reflective learning opportunities.Read More
BYU-Idaho is breaking down traditional classroom barriers while expanding educational opportunities for students both on- and off-campus. A distinctive hybrid of online and in-class environments provides students with a high-quality learning experience and greater flexibility.Read More
As the name suggests, this pioneering program provides individuals a passageway to educational opportunities regardless of where they live or where they eventually receive their degree. Pathway students study primarily online, but also meet regularly at institutes of religion, which serve as gathering places for course discussion and assignment activities.Read More
Being true at all times is core to every aspect of BYU-Idaho. This special attribute is achieved because of the individual faithfulness and integrity of students and faculty. Learn about the "Principles of Personal Honor" and how they deeply enrich the educational experience.Read More