BYU–Idaho’s Pathway program has turned into a worldwide program serving more than 40,000 students in nearly 40 countries.
With 387 sites around the world, students of all ages and backgrounds are getting started on a “path” that leads to education. What started out as three pilot classrooms around the U.S. in 2009 has turned into a worldwide program serving more than 40,000 students in nearly 40 countries and 42 U.S. states.
Although the program was designed for traditional college-age students who for some reason didn’t enroll or stopped attending college for various reasons, students of all ages are responding by enrolling in the Pathway program. Half of the Pathway student body is age 31 or older.
Students take three required courses—all done online—and meet with a cohort group once a week on Thursday night wherever institute is held in the area. The required three courses—life skills, math and personal finance, and basic writing, as well as religion courses—make up a year of studies.
After students have taken the required courses and met the specific requirements for the courses, they are able to transfer to another institution to finish their degree.
To learn more or apply for Pathway, visit pathway.lds.org.
Learn more in the article “BYU–Idaho’s Pathway Program Blesses Students Worldwide.”