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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 2014.

All Daytime Students Fall 2014
Students from the United States 94%
International Students 6%

All Daytime Students Fall 2014
Male 55%
Female 45%
Single 73.8%
Married 26.2%
LDS 98.7%
Non-LDS 1.3%
(Non-LDS students represent more than 25 faiths)

Student Ethnicity
As of Fall 2014, 16% of students are minorities
Asian/Pacific Islander 1,217
Hispanic 755
Black 181
American Indian


Other/Multiethnicity 2550

(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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