Campus Housing

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$4,850
Admission Difficulty
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3 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: I don't know much about on campus housing as I've always lived off campus.

College Sophomore

Campus Housing: Have not lived on campus so I cannot answer this question.

4 College Student

Campus Housing: Dorms are well cared for. Everyone gets along and there's always lots of activities and things to do. Convenient living on campus. Eassy to get a space if done on time.

3 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: Living on campus is okay. It has a completely different atmosphere than off campus, with mostly freshmen. The best option would be the new Heritage buildings or Wyview, the worst Helaman Halls and old Heritage. New Heritage is the most expensive, but Wyview is decently priced and really nice, the only bad thing is that it takes thirty minutes to walk to campus.

Recent Alumnus

Campus Housing: I didn't ever live on campus. Inside I lived in BYU approved housing about a mile away. I enjoyed it.

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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 1st
    Best Dorm Atmosphere
  • 17th
    Cleanest Dorms
  • 249th
    Most Spacious Dorms
  • 880th
    Shortest Walk to Class

Student Author OverviewWhat's This?

Caitlin Bronson
Hometown
Graham, Wash.
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BYU on-campus housing has mostly a freshman population-very few upperclassmen live on campus. Be sure to research the dorms and sign up early; the three complexes vary widely, and depending on what you are looking for, one may be preferable over the others. Even if you don't have a preference, early sign-up is recommended since the dorms will fill up completely, usually by early April.

While some of the dorms may be old, they are clean and well-maintained. They are small and don't offer much in the way of amenities. Deseret Towers does require using communal bathrooms. Heritage Halls gives you more of an apartment-like experience. All of the dorms have the same strict rules, and there is no getting around them. The opposite sex is only allowed in your room during visiting hours once a week, and the door must remain open. The lobbies close before midnight each night and are patrolled thereafter. However, this is more a safety measure than a Big Brother-type of thing. The dorms are very safe, so Mom and Dad won't have to worry about you during your first year.

Facts & Statistics

On-Campus Housing Available?
Yes
Campus Housing Capacity
6,100
Undergrads Living On Campus
20%
Number of Dormitories
5
Best Dorms
Heritage Halls
Worst Dorms
Wyview Park
What You Get
  • Bed
  • Desk
  • Desk lamp
  • Dresser
Available for Rent
Computers

DormitoriesWhat's This?

Foreign Language Housing
Floors: 3 per apartment
Bathrooms: Shared by apartment
Coed: yes
Residents: freshmen, sophmores, juniors, seniors
Room Types: 3 doubles per apartment
Special Features: Residents agree to only speak the chosen language while at the residence, a native speaker lives in each apartment to assist the students
Helaman Halls
Floors: 2
Bathrooms: Some in-room, some communal
Coed: yes
Residents: freshmen, sophmores, juniors, seniors
Room Types: Double (men only), suite single, suite double (women only)
Special Features: Swimming pool, basketball and sand volleyball courts, piano room, laundry
Heritage Halls
Floors: 2 or 3
Bathrooms: 1 per apartment
Coed: yes
Residents: freshmen, sophmores, juniors, seniors
Room Types: Suite double, suite quad, suite six-person rooms
Special Features: Communal lobby, laundry, computer lab, sports courts, sand volleyball court
Wyview Park
Floors: 3 per building
Bathrooms: Shared by apartment
Coed: No
Residents: families
Room Types: Singles, doubles
Special Features: Furnished, equipped kitchen, living room, newest residences on campus

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