Brigham Young University

Brigham Young University
Private university in Provo, Utah, U.S. Founded in 1875 by the Mormon church president Brigham Young, it continues to be supported by the Mormon church.

It comprises nine colleges as well as schools of management and law. Important research facilities include laboratories for nuclear, plasma, and solid-state physics, aquatic ecology, and veterinary pathology and institutes for the study of food and agriculture and of computer-aided manufacturing.

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      private, coeducational institution of higher learning in Provo, Utah, U.S. The university is supported by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ( Mormon) and has branch campuses in Laie, Hawaii, and Rexburg, Idaho. It is composed of eight colleges, the J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott School of Management, the J. Reuben Clark Law School, the David O. McKay School of Education, and the David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies. Master's degree programs are available in most areas of study, and doctoral degrees are offered in more than 50 programs. Important research facilities include laboratories for atomic, plasma, and condensed matter physics. The university is also the site of the Ezra Taft Benson Agriculture and Food Institute and the Center for Family History and Genealogy. Total enrollment is approximately 29,000.

      The university was founded in 1875 by Brigham Young (Young, Brigham), second president of the Mormon church, who had led the settlement of the church in Utah. Originally named Brigham Young Academy, the school's mission was to train teachers for public schools. Instruction began in 1876. The school was elevated to university status in 1903.

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