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Church Universities and Colleges

Brigham Young University, Brigham Young University-Hawaii, Brigham Young University-Idaho and LDS Business College exist to provide an excellent secular education reinforced with the ideals and religious principles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 

All students attending these schools, including those of other faiths, sign an honor code agreeing to maintain the highest standards of honor, integrity, morality and consideration of others in personal behavior. These standards include using clean language, attending church services regularly, abstaining from sexual relations outside of marriage and not drinking alcoholic beverages or smoking.


Brigham Young University

Web site: www.byu.edu
Location: Provo, Utah
Established: 1875
Number of enrolled students in 2011: approximately 29,000
Current president: Cecil O. Samuelson


Brigham Young University-Hawaii

Per capita the most internationally diverse campus in the nation, with more than 74 countries represented.
Web site: www.byuh.edu
Location: Laie, Hawaii
Established: 1955
Number of enrolled students in 2011: approximately 2,800
Current president: Steven C. Wheelwright


Brigham Young University-Idaho

Previously known as Ricks College, BYU-Idaho became a four-year university in 2000.
Web site: www.byui.edu
Location: Rexburg, Idaho
Established: 1888
Number of enrolled students in 2011: approximately 15,000
Current president: Kim B. Clark, former dean of Harvard Business School


LDS Business College

Offers one- and two-year vocational programs
Web site: www.ldsbc.edu
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah
Established: 1886
Number of enrolled students in 2011: approximately 2,000
Current president: J. Larry Richards

Style Guide Note: When reporting about The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, please use the complete name of the Church in the first reference. For more information on the use of the name of the Church, go to our online style guide.

 
 
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