Weber State University Overview
Weber State University is a public institution situated in Ogden, Utah. The city atmosphere of Ogden makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.
What Is Weber State University Known For?
- Although it may not be available for every major, the doctor's degree is the highest one a student can attain at WSU.
- In 2017-2018, 95% of the faculty were full-time.
- After graduation, WSU bachelor's degree recipients go on to jobs where they make $44,500 a year. That's about 9% more than their peers at other schools.
Weber State University Rankings
WSU landed the #1,290 spot in College Factual's 2021 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 1,715 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking. Out of the 14 colleges in Utah, it is ranked at #9.
The following table lists the notable rankings from College Factual that WSU has received.
Notable Undergraduate Rankings for WSU
|Best Colleges for Veterans||286|
|Best Colleges for Non-Traditional Students||518|
|Best Colleges for Diversity||869|
|Best Colleges for the Money||1,242|
Where Is Weber State University?
Contact details for WSU are given below.
|Address:||3850 Dixon Parkway Dr. Dept. 1031, Ogden, UT 84408-1031|
How Do I Get Into WSU?
You can apply to WSU online at: www.weber.edu/admissions/studentapplication.html
Can I Afford Weber State University?
Net Price by Income Group for WSU
|$0-30 K||$30K-48K||$48-75||$75-110K||$110K +|
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At WSU, approximately 25% of students took out student loans averaging $4,986 a year. That adds up to $19,944 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at WSU is 6.6%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.
Weber State University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 838 graduate students at the school.
Of the 11,311 full-time undergraduates at WSU, 47% are male and 53% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Weber State University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||191|
|Hispanic or Latino||1,305|
Utah students aren't the only ones who study at Weber State University. At this time, 40 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 68 countries are represented at WSU. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Saudi Arabia, China, and South Korea.
Online Learning at Weber State University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at WSU has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 3rd most popular in Utah for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of WSU
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Weber State University was 5.7%. This is the #1,616 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at WSU regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of WSU majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Allied Health Professions||4%|
|Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science||8%|
|Family, Consumer & Human Sciences||5%|
|Food, Nutrition & Related Services||45%|
|Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities||8%|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||8%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at WSU ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at WSU.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science||#25|
|Health Sciences & Services||#43|
|Allied Health Professions||#69|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||#232|
|Computer & Information Sciences||#272|
|Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities||#348|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||#348|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Weber State University Majors
In 2017-2018, Weber State University awarded 10,242 undergraduate degrees and 662 graduate degrees. The table below shows the number of awards for each major.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.