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BYU raising tuition by 3 percent for 2019-2020 academic year

October 12, 2018

Brigham Young University will raise tuition by 3 percent for the 2019-2020 academic year, the university announced in an online post Friday.

The 3 percent increase will apply for both undergraduate and graduate tuition and is intended to cover cost increases for supplies, library and laboratory materials and travel.

BYU previously raised tuition by 3 percent in 2016 and 2017 for the following academic years to cover the same costs.

Undergraduate students will pay $2,895 a semester, an increase of $85 over the current rate. Graduate students will see an increase of $105 as tuition increases to $3,645 a semester. BYU Law and graduate Marriott School of Management students will pay $6,725 a semester, an increase of $195 a semester from the current rate.

Spring and summer terms for undergraduate students will raise to $1,448, an increase of $43.Graduate students will pay an extra $53 a term during the spring and summer.

Students who are not members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, which owns the university, pay double the tuition rates of LDS students. Non-LDS students will also see a 3 percent increase in tuition, bringing undergraduate rates up to $5,790 a semester, an increase of $170. Non-LDS graduate students will see an increase of $210 a semester, and law and business students will pay $390 extra.

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