Weber State University, a public university located on an urban campus in Ogden, Utah was established in 1889. Weber State offers professional, liberal arts and technical certificates, and associate’s, bachelor’s and master’s degrees. Weber State is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, and some of the schools programs hold additional accreditations. Weber State was originally founded as the Weber State Academy by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Throughout its history, the school has been known as Weber State Academy, Weber Academy, Weber Normal College, and Weber College. Weber State has grown into a major state educational institution that serves northern Utah, and enrolls students from across the country, and the world.
Approximately 25,868 undergraduate students are enrolled at WSU, and the student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. The school offers 250 undergraduate and 11 graduate degree programs, and the most popular academic majors include nursing, selling skills and sales operations, accounting, business administration and management, and medical radiologic technology/science. The academic colleges at Weber State includes:
- College of Applied Sciences & 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 and Behavioral Sciences.
Tuition is $4,768 per year for in state students, and $12,866 per year for out of state students.
Weber State’s mission is to offer learning opportunities that are appropriate to a comprehensive higher education institution, and to be welcoming of students from all regions, nations and cultures. Weber State strives to meet the educational needs of Utah. The schools is committed to offering quality undergraduate education, and degree programs that prepare students for immediate employment, or further study, and equip them with a liberal education that prepares them for lifelong learning. In response to the changing global environment, Weber State continuously improves its programs and offers innovative and conventional instruction and public service activities. The school is a cultural center for the region, and addresses the needs of diverse students, improves public education, and stimulates economic development through learning-oriented partnerships that have been established with the community.
Students interested in participating in student life activities can choose from more than 150 student clubs and organizations. WSU has 16 intercollegiate programs that compete at the NCAA Division I level, and the school offers 18 club sports and intramural programs.
WSU has an online program that gives students the option of enrolling in a self-paced online, or semester-based online format. Online students can choose from over 16 online degrees and programs that include associate degrees, bachelor degrees and certificates. Students enrolled in the self-paced online program can choose from over 190 classes, and those enrolled in the semester-based program can choose from over 250 classes. Self-paced students can start when they want, and have up to six months to complete their classes. Semester-based online students start and end courses with the regular WSU semester. Both programs are taught in an interactive online format.
Sector Of Institution:Public, 4-year or above
Highest Level Of Offering:Master's degree
Adult Age Enrollments:9,459
Percent Admitted:Open Admissions
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