Bragging Rights

It's a great day to be a Cougar, especially when you know what to brag about. Check out where BYU ranks among the nation's top universities.

1st

Number of grads from a high-research doctoral institution (a category that includes BYU) who EARNED PHDs in the last five years studied; 5th for all 264 doctoral institutions

Most STONE-COLD SOBER students

Most RELIGIOUS STUDENTS

Most NEW PATENT APPLICATIONS per million dollars of research expenditures

Most STARTUP COMPANIES spun out of faculty inventions per million dollars of research expenditures

Most FAMILY-FRIENDLY business school

Top UNDERGRADUATE ACCOUNTING program, ranked by recruiters

2nd

Most popular NATIONAL UNIVERSITY

BEST-VALUE law school

Most COMPETITIVE law students

3rd

Best COLLEGE LIBRARY

Best MASTER’S IN ACCOUNTING program

1 of 7

Top INDUSTRIAL DESIGN programs in the world

7th

Most COMPETITIVE business students

1 of 6

Exemplary FILM SCHOOLS

8th

LEAST DEBT among departing graduates

11th

TOP GRADUATES, rated by recruiters

Best UNDERGRADUATE BUSINESS program

13th

GREAT SCHOOLS, GREAT PRICES

14th

Number of STUDY-ABROAD students among doctoral institutions

Most INTRAMURAL SPORTS participation

15th

Best MBA PROGRAM

21st

Best business graduate programs for ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Top producer of FUTURE POLITICIANS

1 of 5

Best PUBLIC RELATIONS programs

25th

Best LAW LIBRARY

32nd

Best LAW SCHOOL, ranked by recruiters

34th

Best BUSINESS SCHOOL for master’s students

39th

Best LAW SCHOOL

71st

Best NATIONAL UNIVERSITY

Notes

  1. Association of University Technology Managers
  2. Businessweek
  3. Forbes
  4. International Cinematographers Guild Magazine
  5. National Jurist
  6. National Opinion Research Center Core 77
  7. US News & World Report
  8. Newsweek
  9. Princeton Review
  10. Public Accounting Report
  11. PRWeek
  12. U.S. Department of State
  13. Wall Street Journal

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