BYU-Pathway Worldwide is pleased to guarantee admission for all individuals who have recently completed a full-time mission (including early release and service missions) for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. As returning missionaries make plans to start or return to university studies following their mission, BYU-Pathway offers a low-cost, flexible option for their spiritual and temporal higher education.
Returned Missionary Scholarship: An automatic 25% discount. Heber J. Grant Tuition Discount: Complete an interactive lesson after enrolling to receive a 10, 25, or 50% discount (amount based on need). This applies to courses for PathwayConnect and online degree programs.
Combined, returned missionaries can receive 35–75% off tuition!
An Invitation from President Ashton
Online. Accessible Worldwide.
BYU-Pathway offers interactive, career-oriented, online higher education to more than 60,000 students in 188 countries. Students begin with
Certificates & DegreesAfter completing
Offered through BYU-Pathway Worldwide and accredited through BYU-Idaho and Ensign College,
Returned missionaries may also earn up to 12 free university credits for their missionary service!
RequirementsAll young returning missionaries, including early release and service missionaries, are guaranteed a place at BYU-Pathway Worldwide. As part of the
- Be capable of entry-level college academic work
- Have daily access to a computer with high-speed internet and webcam/video chat capabilities
- Pass an English language assessment as part of the application to PathwayConnect (if you are not a native English speaker)
BYU-Pathway instigates that drive to progress and figure out what your next step is. It gives you a guide — a compass and a course — for where you want to go next in life.