BYU–Idaho builds testimonies of the restored gospel of Jesus Christ and fosters its principles in a wholesome academic, cultural, and social environment. Classes are designed to offer real-world experience to prepare students of diverse interests and abilities for lifelong learning and employment. BYU–Idaho seeks to offer a high-quality education at a low cost to as many students as possible.
- Degrees are offered in more than 100 majors.
- Faculty members are experts in their respective fields and place teaching and mentoring students as their top priority.
- The average class size is just 30 students.