Join Pathway

No application fee
No standardized scores (ACT/SAT)
No ecclesiastical endorsement+
Admission Requirements
  • Be a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  • Be at least 17 years old with a high school diploma or equivalent or, age 19+ (with or without a high school diploma or equivalent)
  • Attend weekly gatherings during Pathway (one full year)
  • Strive to live by the BYU-Idaho Honor Code
  • Complete an English proficiency assessment (for non-native English speakers)
  • Be capable of entry-level college academic work with post-secondary disability accommodations, if qualified and required
  • Be able to access a computer with high-speed Internet and webcam/video chat capabilities on a daily basis
  • Live within a reasonable commuting distance of a Pathway site
Apply to Pathway

Applying to Pathway is simple. Follow these steps to start your journey today.

LDS Account

To apply to Pathway, you will need an LDS Account. Please select one of these options:

Select a Pathway Location & Apply

Pathway is available in hundreds of locations worldwide. Follow these steps to submit an application:

  • Search for a Pathway location near you.
  • Click the Pathway location you want to apply to.

If the location is currently accepting applications, you will see a blue “Apply” button.

If the location is not accepting applications, contact the Pathway missionaries listed on the page to find out the next available start date.

If you are a returning Pathway student, please complete the Returning Student Survey instead of completing a Pathway application.

+ An ecclesiastical endorsement is required at the end of Pathway for those students who choose to pursue a degree through BYU-Idaho online or on campus.