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BGS Fees

Nonrefundable BGS application and evaluation fee: $35

Annual matriculation fee: $80

BYU Independent Study courses:

  • $239 per credit hour for both LDS and non-LDS students.
  • Most courses are 3 credit hours or $717 (3 x $239) plus textbooks, materials, and testing fees, where applicable.

BYU Evening Classes, BYU Salt Lake Center, and BYU Spring and Summer terms (2022-2023):

  • LDS students: $342 per credit hour or up to $3,248 per semester full-time (12+ credits) or $1,624 per term full-time (6–9 credits).
  • Non-LDS students: $684 per credit hour or up to $6,496 per semester full-time (12+ credits) or $3,248 per term full-time (6–9 credits).

BGS Financial Assistance

Federal Financial Aid (Title IV)

BGS students are no longer eligible to apply for and receive Federal Financial Aid. We encourage students who have a financial need to apply for BGS Financial Assistance. Please contact the BGS office at 801-422-4351 with any questions.

BGS Financial Assistance

Through generous donations to BYU’s Division of Continuing Education, partial-tuition financial assistance is available to formally admitted BGS students who qualify. Awards are based on demonstrated financial need, and students must be in good academic standing. Additional funds have been specified for single parents, male or female, with dependent children living at home.

BGS financial assistance can be applied toward BYU Independent Study, Evening Classes, Salt Lake Center, or classes on campus during Spring or Summer terms. Awards are made six times a year. Application forms and deadlines for submission are available to formally admitted BGS students.

Veterans’ Education Benefits

The BGS Program is not approved for payment of veterans’ educational (GI Bill). Please contact the Veterans and Military Services Office by email at veterans@byu.edu or call 801-422–7364 for additional information.

Off-Campus Scholarships

Students can use off-campus scholarships for both campus and Independent Study courses. Please refer the awarding organization to the Off-Campus Scholarship office at https://enrollment.byu.edu/financial-aid/off-campus-scholarships to coordinate the transfer of funds.