Weber State University

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12
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Out-of-State Tuition
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Weber State University logo

Weber State University was founded in 1889 by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints as a public university in Ogden, Utah. The school offers technical, liberal arts, and professional certificates in addition to associate, bachelor's and master's degrees.

Weber State, as it is commonly called, offers more than 215 certificate and undergraduate degree programs in health professions, behavioral sciences, social sciences, education, economics, business, applied science and technology, humanities, science, visual arts, and performing arts. They also have master's degree programs in taxation, nursing, health administration, English, education, criminal justice, business administration, and accounting. These programs are administered through the University's seven academic colleges:

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

In addition to these primary colleges, the University offers several structured interdisciplinary programs. These include:

  • Asian Studies
  • Ethnic Studies
  • European Studies
  • Latin American Studies
  • Legal Studies
  • Urban & Regional Planning
  • Women's Studies

Academics and University Ranking

Unstructured interdisciplinary degrees are overseen by the Bachelor of Integrated Studies department.

Weber State Campus view from Ogden's east bench

Weber State campus

Additionally, Weber State offers 11
graduate-level programs in accounting,
English, business administration,
education, health administration,
communication, athletic trainings,
criminal justice, nursing, radiology, and
taxation.

Weber State boasts an
accommodating student-to-faculty ratio and
affordable tuition rates.  For these
reasons and
many others, U.S News and World Report
has ranked Weber State as 80th among
Regional Universities in the West.

Accreditation and Online Programs

Weber State is accredited by the Northwest
Commission on Colleges and Universities
and all of the University's programs are
accredited by appropriate program
accrediting agencies.  Weber State
also offers six bachelor's degrees, four
associate degrees, and three
professional certificates that are
administered completely through Weber
State's online education portal.

Financial Aid

Resources for students are abundant at
Weber State.  Each year, the
University provides over $90 million in
financial aid and scholarships to its
students.  While many of the
available scholarships are academic-based,
other scholarships are granted based on
financial need or extracurricular
involvement.

These resources include federal funding, grants, loans, work-study and scholarships. All applicants must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.

Library

Stewart Library

Stewart Library.

Weber State's library, the Stewart
Library, is a member of the Utah Academic
Library Consortium, which is an
organization that facilitates the
availability of library and information
services to higher education institutions
throughout Utah, Nevada, and Idaho.

Student Body and Athletics

Weber State Wildcats logo

Weber State Wildcats logo.

Weber State boasts a cohesive student body
that is bolstered by the University's
athletics department and on-campus housing
availability.  The University's
colors are purple and white and the
athletic teams are known as the
Wildcats.  Weber State has a very
active athletics department that includes
teams for basketball, cross-country,
football, golf, tennis, track and field,
volleyball, softball, and soccer.

The Wildcats play in the NCAA Division I FCS; they are also members of the Big Sky Conference. The team colors are purple and white – with numbers in black – and their mascot is Waldo the Wildcat. Men’s teams are basketball, cross country, football, golf, tennis, and track and field. Women’s teams are basketball, cross country, soccer, softball, golf, tennis, track and field, and volleyball.

Student Housing

Like many other universities, Weber State's student housing is available through a number of residence halls of varying boarding rates. All of the residence halls offer basic amenities, including wireless internet. Parking is available at all facilities; parking passes are required. Beds are twin extra-long and cooking facilities are available at all units. Married and family student housing is no longer available.

The facilities include:

  • University Village (five-building complex with private and semi-private accommodations).
  • Wildcat Village (suite-style living with two bedrooms per unit).

General Information

Admission
Office

1137 University Circle
Ogden, UT 84408-1137
(801) 626-6744
(800) 848-7770
Fax: (801) 626-6747
[email protected]
Contact: Christopher Rivera
Director of Admissions
Main
Address

1103 University Circle
Ogden, UT 84408-1103
(801) 626-6000
www.weber.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 20,870
First-time degree-seeking
freshmen: 2,439
Degree-seeking undergrads: 16,831

Graduate enrollment: 518

Setting
Urban setting
Small city (50,000 – 249,999)
Commuter campus

Degrees
offered:

Associate
Bachelor's
Master's

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses
for Academic Year
2008-'09 2009-'10 2010-'11 2011-'12 % change 2010-'12
Tuition and fees $3,664 $3,856 $4,088 $4,311 +5.45%
Books and
Supplies
$1,200 $1,200 $1,200 $1,200 0.00%
Living Arrangement –
On Campus
Room and Board $6,634 $6,634 $6,634 $6,634 0.00%
Other $4,412 $4,412 $4,650 $4,650 0.00%
Living Arrangement –
Off Campus
Room and Board $6,634 $6,634 $6,634 $6,634 0.00%
Other $4,412 $4,412 $4,650 $4,650 0.00%
Total Expenses 2008-'09 2009-'10 2010-'11 2011-'12 % change 2010-'12
In-state On
Campus
$15,910 $16,102 $16,572 $16,795 +1.35%
In-state Off
Campus
$15,910 $16,102 $16,572 $16,795 +1.35%
In-state with
Family
$4,864 $5,056 $5,288 $5,511 +4.22%
Average Graduate Student
Tuition & Fees
Tuition for In-state
Students
$3,915
In-state Student Fees $745
Tuition for Out-of-state
Students
$12,989
Out-of-state Fees $745

Financial Aid

Full-time
Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per
Student
All students
financial aid
1,150 69%
Grant or
scholarship aid
1,032 62% $3,283,111 $3,181
– Federal grants 330 20% $1,073,989 $3,255
– Pell grants 330 20% $1,011,315 $3,065
– Other federal
grants
73 4% $62,674 $859
State/local
government grant or scholarships
97 6% $98,783 $1,018
Institutional
grants or scholarships
846 51% $2,110,339 $2,494
Student loan aid 356 21% $1,387,487 $3,897
– Federal student
loans
353 21% $1,328,993 $3,765
– Other student
loans
9 1% $58,494 $6,499

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most
Recent Year
BA/BS MA/MS PhD AA/AS CERT
Total of All Education Programs 1980 231 1830 64
Biology and Biomedical Sciences 67
Botany/Plant Biology 7
Microbiology 34
Zoology/Animal Biology 26
Business, Administration,
Management, Marketing, etc.
393 126 7 14
Accounting 85 49
Administrative Assistant and
Secretarial Science Programs
7 1
Business Administration and
Management
56 77
Business/Managerial Economics 2 3
Finance 26
Human Resources
Management/Personnel
Administration
9
Logistics, Materials, and
Supply Chain Management
16
Management Information Systems 18 3 11
Marketing/Marketing Management 24
Retailing and Retail Operations 3
Sales, Distribution, and
Marketing Operations
Selling Skills and Sales
Operations
150
Communication and Journalism
Programs
46
Journalism 5
Organizational Communication 3
Public Relations, Advertising,
and Applied Communication, Other
24
Public Relations/Image
Management
Radio and Television 13
Speech Communication and
Rhetoric
1
Computing and Information
Sciences
89 38 7
Computer and Information
Sciences
12
Computer and Information
Systems Security/Information
Assurance
2
Computer Programming/Programmer
Computer Science 44 34
Computer Systems Networking and
Telecommunications
14 4 7
Information Science/Studies 17
Construction Trades 42 5
Building/Construction
Finishing, Management, and
Inspection, Other
41 2
Construction Trades, Other 1
Electrician 3
Education 235 31
Art Teacher Education 3
Biology Teacher Education 5
Business Teacher Education 4
Chemistry Teacher Education 1
Drama and Dance Teacher
Education
1
Early Childhood Education and
Teaching
15
Elementary Education and
Teaching
89 31
English/Language Arts Teacher
Education
15
French Language Teacher
Education
German Language Teacher
Education
History Teacher Education 3
Mathematics Teacher Education 7
Music Teacher Education 3
Physical Education Teaching and
Coaching
8
Physics Teacher Education 2
Science Teacher
Education/General Science Teacher
Education
1
Social Science Teacher
Education
Social Studies Teacher
Education
9
Spanish Language Teacher
Education
4
Special Education and Teaching 3
Teacher Education and
Professional Development, Specific
Levels and Methods, Other
11
Teacher Education and
Professional Development, Specific
Subject Areas, Other
51
Engineering 15
Engineering 15
Engineering Technology 86 29
Automotive Engineering
Technology/Technician
26
Computer Engineering
Technology/Technician
9 5
Drafting and Design
Technology/Technician
13 5
Electrical, Electronic and
Communications Engineering
Technology/Technician
12 8
Engineering Technologies and
Engineering-Related Fields, Other
Manufacturing Engineering
Technology/Technician
18 7
Mechanical
Engineering/Mechanical
Technology/Technician
8 4
English Language, Composition
and Literature/Letters
70 21
Creative Writing 11
English Language and Literature 53 21
Professional, Technical,
Business, and Scientific Writing
6
Foreign Languages, Literatures,
and Linguistics
42
French Language and Literature 4
German Language and Literature 7
Spanish Language and Literature 31
Health Services and Allied
Health Sciences
436 38 601 39
Athletic Training/Trainer 20
Clinical Laboratory
Science/Medical
Technology/Technologist
61
Clinical/Medical Laboratory
Technician
64
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist 30 1
Diagnostic Medical
Sonography/Sonographer and
Ultrasound Technician
27
Emergency Medical
Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
4 19
Health and Medical
Administrative Services, Other
4
Health Information/Medical
Records
Administration/Administrator
5
Health Information/Medical
Records Technology/Technician
9
Health Services Administration 20
Health/Health Care
Administration/Management
21
Licensed Practical/Vocational
Nurse Training
Medical Insurance Coding
Specialist/Coder
7
Medical Radiologic
Technology/Science – Radiation
Therapist
88 101
Nuclear Medical
Technology/Technologist
8
Nursing Science 18
Pre-Physical Therapy Studies 13
Registered Nursing/Registered
Nurse
119 347 13
Respiratory Care
Therapy/Therapist
40 75
History 41
History 41
Homeland Security, Law
Enforcement, Firefighting and
Related Protective Services
96 15 11
Corrections 10
Corrections and Criminal
Justice, Other
1
Criminal Justice/Police Science 51
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies 22 15 11
Forensic Science and Technology 12
Human Services 39
Social Work 39
Liberal Arts and Sciences,
General Studies and Humanities
49 1068
General Studies 1068
Liberal Arts and
Sciences/Liberal Studies
49
Mathematics and Statistics 2
Applied Mathematics
Mathematics 2
Mechanics and Repairers 35
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics
Technology/Technician
33
Diesel Mechanics
Technology/Technician
2
Multi-/Interdisciplinary
Studies
3
Gerontology 3
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and
Fitness Studies
1
Health and Physical
Education/Fitness
1
Physical Sciences 21
Chemistry 8
Geology and Earth Science 4
Physics 9
Precision Production Trades 10
Welding Technology/Welder 10
Psychology 63
Psychology 63
Science
Technologies/Technicians
7
Biology
Technician/Biotechnology
Laboratory Technician
Chemical Technology/Technician 7
Social Sciences 67 4
Anthropology 8
Econometrics and Quantitative
Economics
5
Economics
Geography 16 4
International Economics 1
Political Science and
Government
24
Sociology 13
Visual and Performing Arts 44 13
Art/Art Studies 6
Commercial and Advertising Art 1
Dance 4
Design and Visual
Communications
15
Drama and Dramatics/Theater
Arts
5
Interior Design 13
Intermedia/Multimedia 5
Keyboard Instruments 3
Music Performance 2
Music 1
Photography 1
Voice and Opera 1
Work and Family Studies 38 1
Child Development 9 1
Family Systems 29

Above data represent
first majors only.

(-) Indicates that
program is not offered at this award
level.

Admissions Information

Application
Fee

College has an application fee:
Yes
Regular application fee: $45
Online application fee: $45
Enrollment
Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 100%

Open admission, but with selective
admission to some programs
Percent students who return
sophomore year: 70%

Undergraduate Majors

Area,
Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender
Studies

African-American

Studies B
Hispanic-American

Studies B
Native
American Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing
Art –
General B
Arts –
General B
Commercial/Advertising

Art B
Dance B
Design/Visual

Communications B
Drama/Theater

Arts B
Fine/Studio

Arts B
Interior
Design A
Music –
General A,B,C
Music –
General Performance B
Music –
Piano/Organ B
Music –
Voice/Opera B
Photography

B

Biological & Biomedical
Sciences

Bacteriology

B
Botany B
Zoology
B

Business, Management, &
Marketing

Accounting

B
Administrative/Secretarial

Services A,B
Business
Administration/Management B
Business/Managerial

Economics B
Fashion
Merchandising A
Finance/Banking

B
Human
Resources Management B
Logistics/Materials

Management B
Management

Information Systems A,B,C
Marketing

Management B
Office
Management B
Sales
and Distribution A

Communications & Journalism
Broadcast

Journalism B
Journalism

B
Public
Relations B

Computer & Information
Sciences

Computer
Networking/Telecommunications
A,B,C
Computer
Programming – Specific
Applications C
Computer
Science B
Computer/Information

Sciences – General A,B
Information

Sciences/Systems B

Construction Trades
Building/Property

Maintenance A,B

Education
Art
Teacher Education B
Bilingual/Bicultural

Education B
Biology
Teacher Education B
Business
Teacher Education B
Chemistry

Teacher Education B
Drama/Dance

Teacher Education B
Early
Childhood Education B
Elementary

Education B
English
Teacher Education B
French
Teacher Education B
German
Teacher Education B
History
Teacher Education B
Mathematics

Education B
Music
Teacher Education B
Physical
Education B
Physics
Teacher Education B
Science
Teacher Education B
Secondary

Education B
Social
Science Teacher Education B
Social
Studies Teacher Education B
Spanish
Language Teacher Education B

Engineering Technologies
Drafting
and Design Technology A
Electrical

Engineering Technologies A,B

English Language &
Literature

Technical/Business

Writing B

Family & Consumer Sciences
Child
Care Management A
Human
Development/Family Studies B

Foreign Language &
Literature

French B
German B
Spanish
B

Health Professions &
Clinical Sciences

Athletic
Training/Sports Medicine B
Clinical
Laboratory Science B
Clinical/Medical

Laboratory Technology A
Dental
Hygiene A,B
Diagnostic

Medical Sonography B
Emergency

Medical Technology A
Health
System Administration B
Medical
Radiologic Technology A,B
Medical
Records Technology A
Nuclear
Medical Technology B
Nursing
(RN) A,B
Nursing
– Practical C
Respiratory

Therapy A,B

History
History
– General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences
Liberal
Arts & Sciences A,B

Mathematics
Applied
Mathematics B
Mathematics

– General B

Mechanic & Repair
Technologies

Auto
Body Repair A,C
Automotive

Technology A,C
Diesel
Mechanics A
Industrial

Equipment Maintenance/Repair A

Military Techonologies
Military
Technologies B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Gerontology

B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness
Exercise
Sciences B
Health/Physical

Fitness B

Physical Sciences
Chemistry

B
Geology
B
Physical
Sciences – General A,C
Physics
B

Psychology
Psychology

– General B

Public Administration &
Services

Social
Work B

Science Technologies
Biology
Technician A,C

Security & Protective
Services

Corrections

B
Criminal
Justice Studies A,B
Police
Science B

Social Sciences
Archaeology

A,C
Economics

B
Geography

B
Political

Science/Government B
Sociology

B

Degree
levels for each major are
designated by the following
letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor's degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee
the accuracy of information on
this page. All information is
subject to change. You should
confirm all information with a
college admissions officer.


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