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Reviews 4431 total reviews with an average rating of 3.7

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3 College Senior

Campus Housing: Campus housing is safe, clean, and cheap. However there are strict rules and things to go by that are more enforced on campus than off. However, every student agrees to follow these rules when they agree to go to the school.

1 College Senior

Party Scene: There really is no night life at this school. You make your own fun. No drinking, drugs, etc.

3 College Senior

Off-Campus Dining: The dining off campus is your average fast food places with only a few restaurants. The only thing open past midnight is McDonald's and a cheap Mexican restaurant.

3 College Senior

Transportation: The only public transportation available is a shuttle bus to and from Utah to Idaho. I think this is offered because many students are from there, and that is the nearest large airport.

4 College Senior

Off-Campus Housing: Off campus housing is the way to go. Living on campus is not the way to go. Housing is just as cheap off campus and nicer.

3 College Senior

Athletics: Many students are involved in sports, however there are only intramural sports. There is no varsity or any other sports with this school. No competing with other schools.

4 College Senior

Local Area: The atmosphere is great and friendly. Everyone is usually smiling and willing to lend a helping hand. However, besides the campus life there isn't much around to do anything else.

3 College Senior

Parking: Parking on campus is good but not great. It is a decent price, however, there aren't usually a lot of spots by the buildings you'd want.

3 College Senior

Overall Experience: The experience overall has been awesome. The school is a wonderful, safe and very religious place where all feel welcomed, loved, and treated like they are capable of achieving all. However, the city is small, and there isn't much around.

4 College Senior

Campus Quality: The campus is beautiful. There are old and new buildings with art exhibits, theater/music performances, an accommodating library, bowling, swimming, and other sports and extra curricular activities on campus.

4 College Senior

Academics: Professors are very friendly and are open to working with students needs. The classes are fairly small. If extra help is needed tutors are available.

3 College Senior

Academics: It is difficult to be a Music major at any school and this one is no exception. There is a lot of hard work. The hours are like a full time job or more with practicing, etc.

4 College Senior

Scholarships: Financial aid is fairly easily accessible. If you have questions they are usually available online, and are very friendly and accommodating.

3 College Senior

Campus Food: Campus dining is good and at a decent price. There are many different kinds of foods, italian, salads, asian, american bbq, etc. It's about mid-end restaurant quality one could say. Not available after certain hours and everything in town except for a few places are closed by midnight.

4 College Senior

Health & Safety: I feel very safe on campus. There are security guards, cameras, etc. However, most of the students avoid partying and rough play. They are aware that they will get kicked out if things happen and they are caught. Off campus is pretty safe as well since it's a very small relatively religious community. However, some shady stuff still happens, as does everywhere. Very safe campus compared to most.

5 College Sophomore

Guys & Girls: The boys and girls from my school were mostly white. We had some diversity but not enough for me. Many of the girls and boys I met were from Utah or the other parts of the western states. Most everyone was religious and had to live by out honor code. Everyone dressed modestly and I felt comfortable talking to random people, tons of people were outgoing and friendly.

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3 College Sophomore

Weather: The weather were really extreme which was kina of annoying. The winters were really cold with lots of snow and the summers were so hot. Shorts were not allowed on campus so it made the summers hard.

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5 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: BYU-Idaho is a safe place to be. It is located in a small town with very little crimes. I love the school and would often leave my stuff out- knowing for the most part that no one would steal it.

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4 College Sophomore

Campus Food: The dining there is pretty good. There is a lot of variety in the main building. You can get pretty much whatever you want for a great price.

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3 College Sophomore

Local Area: Rexburg is a small town, without a lot of major attractions or shopping stores. There is Idaho Falls which is 25 miles away and that is a very big and busy city. Rexburg is a very safe town though, which is why I love living there.

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4 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: There are always security/police cars on campus as well as officers walking around. I have never felt unsafe walking to classes or other places around campus.

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3 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: There are many places to live on campus, some are to expensive for what condition the apartment is.

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5 College Sophomore

Diversity: I have met many people from all around the world, it's so cool to meet people that are out of the country.

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College Sophomore

Transportation: There is no transportation available on Byui campus.

3 College Sophomore

Athletics: My friend plays on the football team and loves it.

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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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