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Weber State University

201 Presidents Circle, ROOM 201, Salt Lake City, UT

Weber State University (WSU) is a public university in Ogden, Utah, offering more than 250 degrees and professional certificates at the undergraduate level, including both associate's and bachelor's degrees, as well as 11 graduate degrees. WSU also offers online courses for distance learning, and independent study and evening classes. High school students can enroll in an Early College program to enter college early, taking WSU classes for credit.

The Main Campus in Ogden covers more than 500 acres, situated in the scenic Wasatch Mountains on the Western flank of the Rockies. The campus features the Ott Planetarium, the Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts and the Kimball Visual Arts Center. 

Weber State University has several unique programs, including its participation in the American Democracy project (ADP) under the "eCitizenship" initiative. This initiative uses social media to engage college students as active, involved citizens and community members. WSU is heavily involved in service programs that benefit youth in the community, and has been repeatedly placed on the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for its exceptional service efforts.

History

Weber State University was founded in 1889 as Weber State Academy. The school was named after early fur trader, John Henry Weber. The academy later became a state junior college, and after WWII, moved to its present campus in the Wasatch Mountains. The school was renamed "Weber State University" in 1991.

Academics

The academic calendar for Weber State University follows the semester format, with fall, spring and summer semesters.

Colleges and Schools

  • College of Applied Science & Technology
  • Telitha E. Lindquist College of Arts and Humanities
  • John B. Goddard School of Business and Economics
  • Jerry and Vickie Moyes College of Education
  • Dr. Ezekiel R. Dumke College of Health Professions
  • College of Science
  • College of Social & Behavioral Sciences
  • Bachelor of Integrated Studies
  • Honors Program 

Interdisciplinary Programs:

  • Asian Studies
  • Biotechnician Training Program
  • Ethnic Studies
  • European Studies
  • First Year Experience
  • Latin American Studies
  • Legal Studies
  • Neuroscience Program
  • Urban & Regional Planning
  • Women's Studies

Student Life

Weber State University offers more than 100 student clubs and organizations, covering a wide range of interests and pursuits. The Shepherd Union Building and Dee Events Center offer many activities and events for student entertainment and recreation. Students at WSU also enjoy many outdoor activities in the surrounding area, including skiing, rock climbing and river rafting.

Traditions

The WSU school colors are purple and silver, with white and black as accent colors. The WSU athletic teams are nicknamed the "Wildcats."

Athletics

The WSU "Wildcats" athletic teams compete in 14 intercollegiate sports at the NCAA Division I level, including:

Men's Sports:

  • Basketball
  • Cross County
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Wrestling 

Women's Sports:

  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball

Satellite Campuses

The Main Campus for WSU is in Ogden, Utah, which is situated in the foothills of the Wasatch Mountains in the western section of the Rockies.

WSU has one satellite campus, WSU Davis, located in Layton, Utah.

Community Life

Ogden, Utah, the location of WSU's Main Campus, is 30 miles from Salt Lake City. WSU is involved in several initiatives that benefit the local community, including numerous youth programs.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may give you an idea of the students Weber State University accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP or college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at Weber State University is around 28,000 students, where graduate students make up roughly 12% of the student body.

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Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $11,000. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $30 application fee for those applying to a program. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition estimates are:
    • In-State Tuition: $5,000-$6,000
    • Nonresident Student Tuition: $15,000-$17,970
  • Charges for part-time students are:
    • In-State: $210-$250 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $620-$750 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The table listed below helps break down the types of financial aid students receive and the percent receiving aid, as well as the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid89%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships78%$5,052
Receiving Student Loans25%$4,986
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, Weber State University may offer services like:

  • Distance learning
  • Classes offered on nights and weekends
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Work study style employment
  • Assisting students to find work
  • Day care

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Art and Design Program
  • Dental Hygienist Program
  • English Language Program
  • Music Program
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
  • Master's Degree in Nursing (MSN) Program
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
  • Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) Program
  • Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program

Intercollegiate Athletics

Weber State University is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division I-FCS classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Basketball (Big Sky Conference)
  • Track and Field (Big Sky Conference)
  • Football (Big Sky Conference)
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
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Programs Offered

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  • Mathematics and Statistics

  • Public Administration and Social Services

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