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Life has taken you away from BYU, but you are now ready to finish your BYU degree. With the BGS program, you can complete a BYU degree from anywhere and do it on your own schedule thanks to BYU Independent Study and other select offerings.


Former BYU students who completed at least 27 credits on campus in Provo as an admitted day student can apply for the BYU Bachelor of General Studies program if they

  • have never received a bachelor’s degree from any institution, including BYU;
  • have not completed any courses as an admitted BYU student in the last two years;
  • are in good standing (academic, financial, etc.) at all universities attended;
  • have a 2.0 or higher BYU and cumulative GPA;1 and
  • will abide by the BYU Honor Code and receive an annual ecclesiastical endorsement.

Information for BYU Returning Students

BGS students

1If you have ever been on academic warning, probation, or suspension, please contact the BGS Office before proceeding with the application process.