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Brigham Young University offers an affordable alternative to earn Associates and Bachelor’s degree through their PathwayConnect program in India


Started in 2009, Brigham Young University-Pathway Worldwide (BYU-Pathway), a global university, delivers life-changing, affordable, quality online college education. The blessing of BYU-Pathway Worldwide is now available in over 150 countries, starting in India in 2017. In India, it began as a site gathering for students who lived locally in Bengaluru. Then it expanded to Hyderabad, Rajahmundry, New Delhi, and now, all over India. Today, over 50,000 students worldwide are building their futures through BYU-Pathway education.

Russell M. Nelson, the president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said, “BYU Pathway Worldwide brings an innovative approach to education- one unique to the Church Educational System, and to the world.”

Instead of struggling with high costs and visa challenges, Indian students desiring to study in the United States, BYU-Pathway Worldwide serves students online with amazing support services at a very affordable tuition. Fully accredited associate and bachelor’s degrees are awarded by BYU-Idaho and Ensign College through BYU-Pathway. Online weekly student gatherings are facilitated by Pathway Church Service Missionaries and tutors in the U.S., provide the resources to help students succeed.

Madhu Bunga, the zone leader in India, is associated with this program since 2018 said, “I’ve seen Pathway grew leaps and bounds in India.” He further added, “It helps to up skill us to learn and this program is offered to everyone, anyone who has previous education or wants to have an education, whether they are retired or starting their life, everyone can be a part of it.”

Students with good English proficiency and stable internet access can begin to earn practical certificates and degrees. Following a year of BYU PathwayConnect accredited online courses, motivated students can select among 30+ highly marketable BYU-Pathway certificates. Certificates can be completed in 1 year and used immediately to apply new technical skill, shaper English proficiency, personal confidence, and spiritual direction to improve their job prospects.

Within 2 years, students can select additional certificates to earn their associate degree (7+ degrees available) or within 4 years to earn their bachelor’s degree (6+ degrees available). These high-quality degrees are now available at tuition rates many times less than attending a BYU campus in person. In addition, free course materials and the possibility of student scholarships, reduce costs even further.

The program is evolving quickly to offer even more certificates and degrees targeted to the local job market of graduating students. Students can now become better job candidate and more economically stable, all while building the Lord’s Kingdom within their home and communities. Not all students can attend BYU in the United States, so BYU is bringing the quality and spirituality of a BYU education to committed students wherever they live.


Florence Jebamani, a student from Chennai said, “This divinely inspired program offers high quality education with international standards at an affordable cost and being a part of it is a blessing to me as well as my generation.”

This program allows students to create an inspired educational plan by keeping faith in Jesus Christ for their lives’ journey—their personal pathway—in the Lord’s way! Our Heavenly Father has important direction for His faithful children, He always guides us through His authorized servants, the prophets. In today’s challenging society—where clear thinking, competent education, and strong faith are needed for success amidst life’s challenges—He continues to unfold new paths to bless and direct all people throughout the world.

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