As BYU changes enrollment process, applicants anxious, other schools unworried

"The application process undertaken by thousands of BYU students isn’t the same as it was. Changes to the application process have been taking place for a little over two years, according to statements published in BYU Magazine.

The changes include the replacement of a section requiring students to mark various checkboxes listing different high school accomplishments with two additional essays. According to BYU Spokeswoman Carri Jenkins, enrollment is also expected to increase 1.5% starting Fall semester of 2020. This increase is expected to continue for six years.

A university news release shared one reason behind the changes being made to the enrollment cap." …