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BYU Demographics


BYU students come from all 50 states, the District of Columbia and 110 countries. Subsequent demographic figures represent all daytime students as of Fall semester 2012.

All Daytime Students Fall 2013
Students from the United States 94%
International Students 6%

All Daytime Students Fall 2013
Male 55%
Female 45%
Single 72.5%
Married 27.5%
LDS 98.5%
Non-LDS 1.5%
(Non-LDS students represent more than 25 faiths)

Student Ethnicity
As of Fall 2013, 14% of students are minorities
Asian/Pacific Islander 1,761
Hispanic 1,509
Black 265
American Indian


Other/Multiethnicity 408

(BYU is restricted from requiring students to provide information about race; these figures are voluntary.)

*Multiethnicity students do not show up in individual categories

Faculty, Staff & Administration

BYU full-time employees include approximately 1,500 faculty, 90 percent of whom are tenured or on tenure track, and approximately 2,500 administrative and staff personnel. Part-time employees include approximately 1,300 faculty, administrative and staff personnel and 14,000 students.

BYU faculty members hold advanced degrees from respected academic institutions around the world. Many faculty members are fluent in at least one additional language, and many conduct research and creative works in countries other than the United States.

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