About BYU Athletics

Students and student-athletes come from all over the world to study and compete at Brigham Young University. Nearly 150 years after its humble beginnings, this church-sponsored institution has become one of the largest private universities in the United States. Nestled at the foot of the towering Wasatch Mountains in Provo, Utah, BYU’s 738-acre campus is home to more than 35,000 students who come from 105 countries and every state in the United States.

Amidst BYU’s growth, there has remained a constant thread. Dedicated faculty, administrators, coaches and students embrace a vision of learning, in which academics and faith go hand in hand and the ultimate goal is to help students develop their full divine potential as children of God.

Build a distinctive, exceptional, athletic program that prominently promotes the values of Brigham Young University and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints by developing successful, faith-based, influential scholar-athlete leaders who are ambassadors for good.

BYU Athletics Mission Statement

We will inspire others through competitive excellence while striving to live the values taught by Jesus Christ.

BYU Athletics Vision Statement
Opens in a new window 19FTB at Tennessee 02069
Opens in a new window Do BYU Fans Travel Well?

BYU has a truly unique fan base that does, yes, travel well, but the majority are traveling a much shorter distance to the event than you might think.

Opens in a new window Dallin Hall as a missionary with companions
Opens in a new window What is the Impact of Missionary Service?

Missionary service has been a staple within BYU Athletics since its inception. More than half of all BYU students serve missions for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. While those within the Church understand the details of what a mission entails, they can be foreign to those not of the faith.

Opens in a new window BYU50 Collage web
Opens in a new window What's the Most Unique Evidence of BYU's National Fanbase?

In a format that was bigger than ever, BYU50 Presented by Delta Air Lines had 5,000+ BYU alumni and fans participate this year at sites throughout the United States.

Opens in a new window Karl G. Maeser Building with sun shining above it and trees surrounding
Opens in a new window What is BYU's Academic Profile Like?

BYU is primarily an undergraduate institution, offering 198 major programs and 113 minor programs. BYU’s J. Reuben Clark Law School and Marriott School of Business are both Top 30 schools and host many of the top-ranked programs in the United States, including the No. 2 accounting program.