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5 College Senior

Diversity: The environment of BYU-I is so focused on learning, bettering the individual, and growing spiritually. The professors really care about their students and the university offers many different financial resources which allow students to succeed. The only difficulty is the weather which is typical Idaho weather full of ups and downs, but nothing you can't handle!

3 College Freshman

Weather: The wind, is flat out horrible especially in late fall/winter when its almost constant. The winters i've heard can get pretty cold, but recently they have been mild in comparison. If you live far away from campus I would say a car would be nice, especially if you are there winter semester. Early fall and spring can get pretty warm. The sunsets are BEAUTIFUL, and almost every night.

4 College Freshman

Campus Quality: BYUi is great, the school has a lot to offer in academics considering how small it is. The teachers are wonderful, always prepared, and helpful. Its located in Rexburg, which is kind of in the middle of nowhere but if you have good friends you can easily have fun while your there. All of the students and school faculty are kind. The campus is very safe, and walking around at night doesn't worry me too much.

3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: The dorms are old and could use some maintenance work. Although the students that live there are super fun and nice and there are great wards.

4 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: There are a variety of options and price ranges. the managers are great and friendly, there is not much to improve.

4 College Freshman

Technology: there are generally always a computer open and have fast and reliable internet service.

4 College Senior

Academics: There are tons of majors and minors to choose from at BYUI and all professors that I have had are friendly, funny, and very helpful, they WANT you to succeed!

4 College Senior

Academics: I love my major! Many of the psychology professors have P.h.D.'s and are very helpful and knowledgeable. The workload is a lot but you learn so much! There are also many internship opportunities for Psychology in Rexburg and Idaho Falls. The psychology department is in the Ricks building and it is one of the nicest and newest buildings on campus! Psychology gets to do research and experiments in upper level classes, it's great!

1 College Senior

Athletics: We do not have a competitive football team anymore. We do have recreation sports and competitive sports but they are within BYUI only and we do not play any other schools.

3 College Senior

Administration: The strictness is definitely there. No boys in girls rooms and vice versa. This can definitely affect your social life!

3 College Senior

Weather: It snows so much, ice covers walkways and people fall every single day. However from June-October the weather is beautiful!

4 College Junior

Drug Safety: There isn't a lot of peer pressure to do drugs or drink. Students who usually participate in these activities are reported by friends or roommates. Most students don't do drugs.

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4 College Junior

Local Area: There is always activities going on that you can participate in.

4 College Freshman

Campus Food: They have a ton of options on campus at the crossroads (cafeteria), the Snow Cafe, and even an international candy shop. They have pizza, asian food, sub shop, salad bar, pasta, a bakery, and a burger shop. I think that the food there is great and eat there once in a while. You can get a meal plan if you don't want to grocery shop. recently though, there was some health scare where a couple people got sick from a certain dish they were serving.

5 College Sophomore

Parking: Easily found parking on a daily basis. Usually right away.

5 College Sophomore

Diversity: Tons of different people from all around the world.

4 College Junior

Guys & Girls: Wide selection kids are coming from everywhere to go here.

3 College Junior

Party Scene: It is an Lds school so not too many ragers. You can goto Sammy's though there are some concerts there. They also have a dance party like every other week.

4 College Junior

Off-Campus Housing: All off campus housing is well priced. Some doesn't have great parking but you can by city parking passes and everything is close to campus.

2 College Junior

Local Area: You can find plenty of fun things to do, but there isn't great shopping or any really exciting places to really go have inside fun during the cold winters. During the summer you can hike, bike, climb, shoot, ride dirt bikes, and many more great activities.

3 College Sophomore

Weather: In summer and spring the weather is amazing. In winter it is so cold and windy that you wish you never applied. Not too bad though, it could be worse.

4 College Sophomore

Campus Food: Good food large portions, slightly over priced. Some of the little cafe places are really great and reasonable.

4 College Junior

Guys & Girls: Boys and girls at BYU-Idaho are very diverse, which is great for a diverse population. Although you will find most students are 'preppy' there are many students with alternative styles. There are very attractive students and very unattractive students. Altogether I would say that you will find whatever you are looking for in the opposite sex at BYU-Idaho.

4 College Junior

Campus Quality: The facilities here are clean and well maintained. The campus is virtually always under construction therefore buildings are always being renovated and improved.

1 College Junior

Athletics: BYU-Idaho has no varsity sports program. The funds that would be spent on sports are spent on education.

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BYU-Idaho professors and other students take a lot of interest in students personally, to help them achieve their academic goals and improve their overall well-being. They care about how you do in classes, what you have to contribute to the school, and what you're doing besides school to enhance your lifelong learning. The BYU-I experience really becomes what the students make it. Students who just study to get by learn to do the bare minimum with the least amount of effort, and students who want to make the most of their education and learn and grow from being a student work longer and harder in a variety of pursuits that span beyond academics.

It may be hard to believe that there are so many opportunities to develop skills in a given area from attending a little school in Rexburg, Idaho. But just as BYU-Idaho takes huge steps in innovating learning and maximizing resources, students learn to be innovative hard-workers who know how to problem-solve and communicate effectively. Most students who realize the potential they have in being admitted to this school and who take advantage of the opportunities offered here quickly learn how to make their BYU-Idaho experience worthwhile.
 

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