Health & Safety

Location
Rexburg, ID
Undergrads
15,235
Tuition
$3,770
Admission Difficulty
Very Easy
Branch Campus Of
Brigham Young University
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4 College Junior

Health & Safety: I always feel safe when I am on campus.

5 College Freshman

Health & Safety: It's located in a small town. Which is nice. It has a safe feel to it. There are police around all the time though. So if anything were to happen then it would be solved quickly.

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5 College Freshman

Health & Safety: I feel as though this is one of the safest campuses available to any student. There is little to no crime, and virtually no dangers immediately present to students in my experience.

4 College Freshman

Health & Safety: It's rexburg, safest place around

5 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: BYUI is a very safe place to be. There is always people willing to help out if there is any type of emergency.

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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 1st
    Safest Campuses
  • 20th
    Best Student Health Center
  • 24th
    Most Visible Campus Police

Student Author OverviewWhat's This?

Jenica Sparks
Hometown
Olympia, Washington
Major
Communications
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Many students feel BYU-Idaho is the safest place they’ve ever been. It’s not uncommon for students to talk to one another and feel comfortable hanging out after one meeting. They’re willing to trust one another because students have signed the Honor Code that makes them promise to upkeep the laws in Rexburg and the rules on campus. Because of the Honor Code and student standards, many BYU-Idaho students feel very safe on campus because the students are committed to being kind and respectful. They do not steal, cheat, or participate in violence, but the town is not always perfectly safe. Students are still strongly encouraged to lock their doors and look both ways before crossing the street.

The Rexburg community is also reasonably safe because it’s a family-oriented community, and the majority of residents are members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, who strive for integrity and honesty in everything in all their daily activities. Students are still taught safety by common sense, and many new pedestrian lights were installed recently for safer streets for those walking. Many emergency phones are installed throughout the campus, in case of an emergency, and campus police are always in the area patrolling for any suspicious activity.
 

Facts & Statistics

Crimes on Campus
  • Aggravated Assault: 0
  • Arson: 0
  • Burglary: 3
  • Murder/Manslaughter: 0
  • Robbery: 0
  • Sex Offenses: 0
  • Vehicle Theft: 1
Security Office
University Security and Safety
150 Kimball Building
(208) 496-3000
www.byui.edu/security
Safety Services
  • Every building is equipped with the appropriate emergency gear for fires.
  • One of the most safety-ensuring implemenations at BYU-Idaho is probably curfew. Security checks campus and locks the buildings at 11 p.m. Then students are all in their apartments by midnight.
  • There are emergency phones stationed at various points on campus.
Health Center
Student Health Center
East end of Kimball parking lot
(208) 496-9330
www.byui.edu/healthcenter
Monday 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday 8 a.m.-2 p.m., 3 p.m.-5 p.m., Wednesday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Health Services
  • General Medicine Clinic
  • Immunizations
  • Laboratory
  • Pharmacy/Prescriptions
  • Radiology
  • Specialty Clinic
Day Care Services?
No

Student Polls

What safety concerns do you have?    Based on 170 responses

  • 53% None
  • 11% Walking alone
  • 8% Unlit pathways
  • 7% Theft/robberies
  • 5% Non-students on campus
  • 4% Sexual assault/date rape
  • 3% Drugs
  • 2% Dorm safety
  • 2% Criminal activity near campus
  • 1% Lack of/broken emergency phones
  • 1% Lack of a strong security presence
  • 0% Excessive drinking
  • 0% Lack of safety escort services
  • 0% Violence among students
  • 0% Gang violence

How would you rate the quality and convenience of the student health center?    Based on 169 responses

  • 0% Poor quality, not very convenient.
  • 1% Poor quality, very convenient.
  • 7% Mediocre quality, not very convenient.
  • 12% High quality, not very convenient.
  • 22% Mediocre quality, very convenient.
  • 58% High quality, very convenient.

How visible are the campus police on campus?    Based on 169 responses

  • 12% We have campus police?
  • 11% Not very visible.
  • 9% Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
  • 55% There if you need them but not overbearing.
  • 13% Extremely present and willing to assist students.

How safe do you feel on campus?    Based on 169 responses

  • 0% Relatively unsafe and uneasy about security.
  • 1% More comfortable when in a group, but relatively safe.
  • 11% Generally safe and comfortable walking alone across campus.
  • 88% Extremely safe and secure on campus.
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