Weber State University: Review & Facts

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Weber State University is a large four-year, public school with 25,955 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1889 and is one of the 3 colleges located in Ogden, Utah.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
145
Good
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, and postmaster certificate are available at Weber State University.

Weber State University deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 145 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Medical, Medical Assistant, and Education. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
60%
Bad
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Weber State University student retention rate is relatively low at 60% (way below Utah average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
21 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Weber State University is below average - 51%. Roughly 19% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Weber State University is reasonably decent - 21:1. Find out more regarding instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$14,300
Medium
Average tuition pricing is slightly high - about $13,400 per year. The additional fees at Weber State University (not included in tuition costs) are roughly $900; which makes it a total of $14,300 per academic year.

Read the details about Weber State University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The college might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at Weber State University is $30.00. The graduate application fee is $60.00.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Weber State University and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (801) 626-6000 or check Weber State University Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,300
Low
Weber State University offers a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Weber State University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C+
Dicey
Weber State University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 1,100 students, which offers a nice on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low: around $3,300 a year.

Army, Navy, and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Weber State University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Weber State University appears to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Weber State University Location and Maps



Post Address: Weber State University, 3850 Dixon Parkway Dr. Dept. 1031, Ogden, Utah 84408-1031, USA
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