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Getting Started

Gather information, consider your options,
and make informed decisions.

The importance of academic planning

A hidden cost of attending college is taking too long to complete degree requirements.

Satisfactory Academic Progress

Many aid programs require that you maintain satisfactory academic progress standards.

Guidance for First Generation Students

What you need to know as a first generation student to succeed at the university.

The Cost of Attendance

Each university must publish a standard cost of attendance to help students estimate the total expense of attending college.

College Planning Tool

Use our College Planning Tool to identify and close any funding gap between anticipated expenses and available resources.

College Funding Plan

For many students, it is often some combination of work, savings, scholarships, family support, financial aid, and careful spending that makes it possible to afford a BYU education.