Brigham Young University was founded in 1875 in Provo, Utah, by the Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) and the universitys namesake Brigham Young. The Provo campus has 557 acres; however, there are other campuses in Idaho and Hawaii. Brigham Young University-Provo has the #1 Accounting program, #1 Best-value private law school and #3 when it comes to graduates graduating with the least debt.
Brigham Young University-Provo offers 178 majors for 30,400 undergraduate students. Inside the classroom, the student-faculty ratio is 20-to-1. Nearly 56% of the classes have less than 20 students. Outside the classroom, student can access over 70 student organizations. Brigham Young University-Provo participates in NCAA Division I sports teams. Top majors include:Exercise SciencesBusiness ManagementCommunicationsAccountingFamily Life Psychology
Brigham Young University is known for a several serious reasons their strict honor code, their adherence to LDS teachings. However, they are also known for other reasons having the first on-campus, full-service grocery store and sending over 70 players to the NFL in the last 30 years. This school has found a way to merge faith and practice.