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    Low Priced
    Costs significantly less than other schools
  • Digital icon
    Online
    All degrees are completely online
  • Spiritual icon
    Spiritual
    Higher education combined with spiritual learning

Ready to begin your degree? Getting started is easy!

The preferred start to a degree begins with PathwayConnect, which includes foundational academic and religion courses that help students see increased success. All courses count toward your degree! *
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Are you a U.S. citizen with significant previous university and online learning experience? If so, you may also consider our advanced path to earning a degree.

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New Applicants


Congratulations on your decision to apply! You will be redirected to an external page to begin your application and will be asked to log in with a Church Account.

  • If you already have a Church Account, log in with your username and password.
  • If you have never created a Church Account, select "Register for a Church Account."

Begin Application

Former PathwayConnect Students


If you have previously completed one or more courses in PathwayConnect and need to finish, do not begin a new application. Instead, complete the Returning Student form.

Returning Student Form

If you have completed PathwayConnect and are applying to continue your degree program, click here. (If you want more information before you apply, click here.)
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Benefits
BYU-Pathway Worldwide provides access to spiritually based degrees completely online at an affordable price.

  • Completely online
  • Supportive environment through weekly gatherings
  • Strengthens confidence
  • Increased spiritual learning

Eligibility Requirements

The following are requirements for admission to BYU-Pathway Worldwide:
  • Be a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints or have a close tie to the Church
  • Be at least 17 years old (with secondary school completion or equivalent) or over age 18 (with or without a secondary school completion or equivalent)
  • Attend weekly gatherings during the first three terms of your degree program
  • Strive to live by the CES Honor Code *
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    The first year of a degree program is called PathwayConnect. After PathwayConnect, students must personally commit to observe the CES Honor Code through the remainder of their online degree program.
  • Be capable of university-level academic work
  • Complete an English proficiency assessment (for non-native English speakers)
  • Have daily access to a computer with high-speed internet and webcam/video chat capabilities

After the first six courses of your degree program (also known as PathwayConnect), you will need to have fulfilled the following requirements:

  • Earn a minimum 3.0 ("B") cumulative GPA in your first three academic courses
  • Meet with your local Church leaders for a worthiness interview to get an ecclesiastical endorsement
  • Be in good standing (academic and financial) at any institution of higher learning previously attended
  • Be clear of any unresolved legal action (probation, fines, listed on a registry, etc.)
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New Applicants


Congratulations on your decision to apply! You will be redirected to an external page to begin your application and will be asked to log in with a Church Account.
  • If you already have a Church Account, log in with your username and password.
  • If you have never created a Church Account, select "Register for a Church Account."
Begin Application

Former PathwayConnect Students


If you have previously completed one or more courses in PathwayConnect and need to finish, do not begin a new application. Instead, complete the Returning Student form.
Returning Student Form

If you have completed PathwayConnect and are applying to continue your degree program, click here. (If you want more information before you apply, click here.)

Are you a U.S. citizen with significant previous university and online learning experience? If so, you may also consider our advanced path to earning a degree.

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2023 Application Deadlines
Spring Semester (Begins in April)
March 28
Fall Semester (Begins mid September)
August 22
Winter Semester (Begins in January)
December 12