Brigham Young University Idaho

Founded in 1888, Brigham Young University–Idaho (BYU–Idaho) is the oldest continuously-operating institution of higher education in the U.S. state of Idaho.

The University has the following academic colleges: College of Agriculture and Life Sciences; College of Business and Communication; College of Education and Human Development; College of Language & Letters; College of Performing and Visual Arts; College of Physical Sciences and Engineering.

Brigham Young University Idaho is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. The University is affiliated with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

The Department of Nursing is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, Inc. (NLNAC) and approved by the State of Idaho Board of Nursing. The B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering and B.S. in Computer Engineering are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET).


- Brigham Young University-Idaho is ranked 21st among Regional Colleges (West) by US News 2011.

* Suggested Reading: BYU-Hawaii Ranking Profile