Weber State University

3848 Harrison Blvd, Ogden, United States
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Overview of Weber State University

About this school

Weber State is a public, comprehensive university. Founded in 1889, it gained university status in 1991. Its 526-acre campus is located in Ogden, 35 miles from Salt Lake City.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:27,111
    • Men:12,348 (45.5%)
    • Women:14,763 (54.5%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Weber State University is noncompetitive: virtually all applicants accepted regardless of high school rank or test scores.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is not required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
2
Science
-
2
Foreign Language
-
-
Social Studies
-
-
History
-
1
Academic Electives
-
4

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Recommended
July 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
3848 Harrison Boulevard
City, State, Zip
Ogden, UT  84408-1001
Phone
(801) 626-6743
Fax
(801) 626-6747
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
August 31
Application Fee
$30
Application Fee Waiver
Not available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
100% of 6,255 applicants were admitted
Women
100% of 3,473 applicants were admitted
Men
100% of 2,782 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
5,532 (88%) of 6,255 admitted students enrolled
Women
2,992 (86%) of 3,473 admitted students enrolled
Men
2,540 (91%) of 2,782 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.25
375 And Above
20%
3.50 - 3.74
18%
3.25 - 3.49
14%
3.00 - 3.24
13%
2.50 - 2.99
19%
2.00 - 2.49
11%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
21 average |18-24 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
4%
• Score 24 - 29
23%
• Score 18 - 23
49%
• Score 12 - 17
23%
• Score 6 - 11
1%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $5,712|Out-of-state: $15,260
  • Room & Board: - $8,400 (57.534246575342465%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,200 (8.219178082191782%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $5,000 (34.24657534246575%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Weber State University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003680
Free
Institution's own form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
2,265 (72.6%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
1,825 (80.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,395 (76.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,241 (89.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
$5,144
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,037 (74.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,024
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 676 (48.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,901
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 220 (15.8%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
728 (23.3%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,259

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
7,423 (68.7%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
6,467 (87.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
5,669 (87.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
4,243 (74.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
$6,004
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 4,451 (78.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,232
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,921 (51.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,140
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 2,023 (35.7%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
2,196 (20.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,732

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
44%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$22,657
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Not reported

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


521

Part-Time Faculty


883

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


30%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 22% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 25% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 29% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 13% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 6% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 5% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 43% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 33% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 17% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 2% of discussion sections/labs
  • 40-49 students: - 1% of discussion sections/labs
  • 50-59 students: - 2% of discussion sections/labs
  • Over 100 students: - 2% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-59
Over 100 students
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
722,366

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
650
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Weber State University provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


63.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


13.9%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


26.1%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


34.7%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (121)


  • Accounting
  • Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Botany/Plant Biology
  • Building/Construction Finishing, Management, and Inspection, Other
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Teacher Education
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Child Development
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Commercial and Advertising Art
  • Computer Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
  • Corrections
  • Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other
  • Creative Writing
  • Criminal Justice/Police Science
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Dance, General
  • Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
  • Design and Visual Communications, General
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician
  • Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
  • Drama and Dance Teacher Education
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
  • Economics, General
  • Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Family Systems
  • Finance, General
  • Forensic Science and Technology
  • French Language Teacher Education
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language Teacher Education
  • German Language and Literature
  • Gerontology
  • Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
  • Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • History Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Information Science/Studies
  • Intermedia/Multimedia
  • International Economics
  • Journalism
  • Keyboard Instruments
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
  • Long Term Care Administration/Management
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
  • Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
  • Microbiology, General
  • Music Pedagogy
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Organizational Communication, General
  • Philosophy
  • Photography
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physician Assistant
  • Physics Teacher Education
  • Physics, General
  • Plastics and Polymer Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Political Communication
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Chiropractic Studies
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Pharmacy Studies
  • Pre-Physical Therapy Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other
  • Public Relations/Image Management
  • Radio and Television
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Selling Skills and Sales Operations
  • Social Science Teacher Education
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other
  • Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other
  • Voice and Opera
  • Welding Technology/Welder
  • Zoology/Animal Biology

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Health professions and related sciences, Business/marketing, Computer and information sciences, Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services, Education

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Science in Athletic Training, Master of Taxation, Master of Health Administration, Master of Accounting, Master of Science in Radiological Sciences, Master of Business Administration, Master of Criminal Justice, Master of Professional Communication, Master of Education, Master of Arts, Master of Science in Nursing

Master's Programs of Study (12)


  • Accounting
  • Athletic Training and Sports Medicine
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Communication--General
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Education--General
  • English
  • Health Physics/Radiological Health
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Legal and Justice Studies
  • Nursing--General
  • Taxation

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


83,793

Nearest Metropolitan Area


504 acres

Environment


Urban environment

Campus Size


Salt Lake City

Weather


Temperature
19.3 average low in January, 82.8 average high in September
Rain
85 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
35 mile(s) from campus in Salt Lake City
Nearest Bus Station
8 mile(s) from campus in Ogden
Nearest Train Station
8 mile(s) from campus in Ogden

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, cooperative housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


4% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are not guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


96%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Wildcats
School Colors
Purple and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
rock climbing

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Weber State University offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, ldssa (latter-day saint student association), saa (student alumni association), gsa (gay-straight alliance), chinese club, golden key honor society

Sororities


15% of women participate

Fraternities


12% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC offered on campus, Navy ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


11,311

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
27,111
Women
14,763
Men
12,348

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 1.7% Asian
  • 1.5% Black/African-American
  • 11.6% Hispanic/Latino
  • 3.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.5% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 76.4% White
  • 4.6% Unknown

International Students


1.3% from 61 countries

Average Age


26

Number of Graduate Students


838

Student Resources

Study resources