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University Courses

  • Enroll anytime, anywhere
  • Courses start at $239
  • 200+ self-paced courses
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University Courses

  • Enroll anytime, anywhere
  • Courses start at $239
  • 200+ self-paced courses
View University Courses

University Courses for Everyone

University and College Students

  • Current students can supplement studies.
  • Former students can use courses to graduate.
  • Graduates can take our graduate school prerequisite courses.

High School Students

  • Earn college credit while still in high school with concurrent enrollment courses.

Professionals Needing CE Credit

  • Courses for CE credits that may be covered by your employee benefits.
  • Courses to develop critical skills to stay competitive in today's job market.

International Students

If you live outside the United States, you can earn GE credits while waiting for your visa, missing undergraduate credits, or prepare to apply to a U.S. graduate program. If your dream school costs more than $239 per credit, you’ll also save big on tuition. Our accredited university courses transfer to almost all U.S. colleges and universities (please verify specific courses with your intended school).

Flexible, Transferable University Credit

Students everywhere leverage BYU Independent Study to learn at their pace. Online courses allow flexibility to your schedule to keep graduation plans on track, go back to school, earn prerequisite credit for graduate school, and much more.

Transferable Credits

Anyone—whether you are enrolled in an undergraduate school or not—can take BYU Independent Study courses and earn transferable credits anytime and anywhere (and you do not have to be admitted to Brigham Young University).

Supplementary University Courses

Supplementary courses can save your schedule for a class your school doesn’t offer, allow you to brush up on math skills, or allow for some much-needed travel!

High School Concurrent Enrollment

Advanced high school students may opt to take eligible BYU Independent Study University courses that fulfill general education requirements, such as math, world languages, English, and physical science, and earn dual credit at your local high school and toward future undergraduate needs. All high school students can take concurrent enrollment courses, whether homeschooled, in a local school or enrolled full-time in BYU Online High School

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Course Highlights

Fill in scheduling gaps to help you finish graduation requirements, find pre-requisite or hard-to-find classes, prepare for a graduate program, or review needed skills.

  • No admission is necessary
  • 3–12 months to completion
  • Qualified faculty and TAs
  • 2 free mentoring sessions per week per course*
  • Productivity and study tools

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New Learning Tools

Language and literacy support

All BYU Independent Study courses provide language and literacy support to students. Read aloud lesson text. Translate text from English to any of 68 languages. Click into a dictionary definition. Highlight passages or focus using screen masking.

Interactive math and science tools

Built-in equation accessibility and videos help explain difficult concepts. Ungraded self-checks precede graded quizzes and exams. Students work with materials and follow instructions in virtual science labs that give an experience similar to in-person labs.

Guided notes

Students download a template and take specific, guided notes as they study a unit of content. These graded assignments prepare students for quizzes and exams.

World-class tutoring and assistance

We offer free weekly tutoring through the BYU Student Success Center—up to two half-hour mentoring sessions per week.* And our Customer Support team is ready to help students successfully complete their courses.

Support from teachers

Enhanced teacher involvement includes responsive feedback, quicker grading, virtual office hours, and timely communications.

Student Resources

 

* Tutoring, coaching and mentoring sessions through the BYU Student Success Center are offered based on staff availability, and the scope of services available may be limited from time to time.

Still have questions?

Feel free to reach out and we'll be happy to help.

  (800) 914-8931

  indstudy@byu.edu


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