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Reviews 4313 total reviews with an average rating of 3.7

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4 College Freshman

Campus Housing: I absolutely LOVE living on campus. I live in a great location and extremely pleasant. Management does well at enforcing rules but may go a bit overboard at times, which is my only complaint.

4 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: the "town" is away from campus

4 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: more variety than on campus and open later

5 College Freshman

Administration: Follow the rules and it is just fine

4 College Freshman

Scholarships: the people in the office are always willing to help

3 College Freshman

Campus Food: the good stuff has super long lines and take quite a bit of time, and half of what is there is unhealthy

4 College Freshman

Campus Housing: the housing is great, only problem is price but i think you'll find that everywhere

2 College Freshman

Party Scene: It's really hard to find a good party around here. that being said, it can be tons of fun if you know how to be creative.

3 College Freshman

Campus Food: The Crossroads are decent; it's not great, but it's good enough to grab a bite between classes. The Chick Fil A is really good, but it doesn't serve breakfast or shakes :/

5 College Student

Off-Campus Housing: It is SO safe here... We seriously have no problems at all. Ever. And it's cheap, too! I live in a very nice place and it's only $1225/semester for a private, spacious bedroom!

5 College Student

Off-Campus Dining: Everything is what you'd expect to find everywhere else :) pricing is definitely decent.

5 College Student

Administration: While it's super strict, guess what? We have NO issues. Everything up here is like a perfect world

5 College Student

Scholarships: Love love love the people in the admissions and financial aid office! :) Make sure you do your scholarship application on time :)

5 College Student

Party Scene: People are amazing! The party's are totally appropriate and wild!

5 College Student

Campus Food: It's SO good and very reasonably priced!

5 College Student

Campus Housing: Most of the housing is actually off-campus. It's amazing. All have working kitchens that are in great condition. The girls are fantastic! And rent is cheap! Only $1,225/semester for a private bedroom!

5 College Freshman

Campus Food: Quality food at a pretty good price.

3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: Great school, lacks a normal social life. It's a religion school so all the rules are strict and apply not only while you are on campus but also are enforced where you live.

1 College Junior

Off-Campus Housing: BYU-Idaho is very strict on where the students are allowed to live. Off campus housing has to be approved by the school or you can't live there. Your address is linked to your student account that is verified by the management of your complex and if your information doesn't add up, you get blocked from registering! The unapproved housing is so much cheaper, but as a student you are forced to live within the approved housing places which jack up the prices because they know that you can't go anywhere else.

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2 College Junior

Off-Campus Dining: The food in the small town of Rexburg is not the best. We have Applebee's but that really the only sit-down and date night type restaurant around here. With having an entire college with only one restaurant to go to date night, it takes forever to get a table and the service and less than ideal.

3 College Junior

Administration: This school has an Honor Code policy which is pretty good on principle, but I feel like it is very impractical. The honor code is really strict so it often doesn't allow situations that are out of your control to be accepted. For example, I had a roommate who's car got a flat tire and it took her forever to get roadside assistance. Because of that, she missed curfew by a half hour and still got into trouble for it.

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3 College Junior

Scholarships: BYU-Idaho has opportunities for scholarships, but everyone in the financial aid office has no idea what they are doing and are extremely unhelpful so actually getting a school scholarship is next to impossible.

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3 College Junior

Party Scene: Im an introvert person and normally I have too much homeward to really go out on weekends. Ive heard about come parties that sound really fun! I just normal don't go out to often.

4 College Junior

Campus Food: The food is awesome and totally convent. However, in my financial situation I can't afford it very often. The food on campus is rather expensive, but its nice that its there incase I forget my lunch at home, or I just can't leave campus that day until really late.

3 College Junior

Campus Housing: Its so hard to find housing as married students in Rexburg! I love this atmosphere of Rexburg, but the housing options for married housing are either in terrible condition with mold on the walls for cheap, or okay-looking places with rent prices that are just completely unaffordable. There are government subsidized housing, but every place we have visited trying to get in, theres about a 2 year waiting list.


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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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