Weber State University


Highest Degree Offered: Masters

College Type: Public

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Utah


Located in Ogden, Utah, Weber State University's 500-acre campus is nestled among the foothills of the Wasatch Mountains. The large public university has a 22 to 1 student / faculty ratio and the majority of classes have under 30 students. Weber State offers over 200 undergraduate programs of study, and professional fields in business and health are among the most popular. The majority of students live off campus, but the university has over 100 student clubs and organizations. On the athletic front, the Weber State Wildcats compete in the NCAA Division I Big Sky Conference. The university fields 13 intercollegiate sports.

Most Popular Majors

Accounting, Business Administration, Clinical Laboratory Sciences, Criminal Justice, Elementary Education, English, Nursing, Psychology, Radiation Therapy, Sales, Teacher Education

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 21388
Total Grad Students: Not available
Undergraduate Students: 23401
Faculty: 496

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 43:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 47:1

Percent Male: 53%
Percent Female: 47%

Financial Resources


Alumni Giving Rate: %

Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 12%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 43%

Transfer-Out Rate

Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

3750 Harrison Blvd
Ogden Utah 84408


Main Email:

Main Phone: 801-626-6000

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Admissions Office
(801) 626-6743

Transfer Services Contact:
Student Recruitment and Orientation Services Offic
(801) 626-6050

International Admissions Contact:
International Admissions Office
(801) 626-6853

Athletics Contact:
Jerry Bovee
(801) 626-6817

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
Minimum GPA - 2.0. Higher GPA requirements vary by program.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
WSU accepts all courses at a 1000 level or above with a minimum grade of a D- toward the total University credit requirement. However, it is up to each individual department what grades they are willing to accept toward their major.

Credits (Min/Max):
Minimum credits to apply as a transfer - 45 quarter (30 semester) credits. There is no limit on transferable credits.

Test Scores for Applying:
ACT and/or SAT tests aren't required for admission. The scores will help determine your scholarship eligibilty, and math and English placement, so if you have them, send them in.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
Not required for general admissions.

Essay(s) required:
Not required for general admissions.

Application Fee:
$30 nonrefundable application fee ($45 for international applicants).

Other Requirements:
For a number of programs, students must submit a separate application and fee and must meet additional admission requirements specific to that program.

Fall Deadline:
April 1

Spring Deadline:
November 1

Summer Deadline:
March 1

Apply Here:

Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading

Standardized Testing Notes:

Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied: 1947

Transfers Accepted: 1947

Transfer Percentage Accepted: 100%

Freshmen Percentage Accepted: %

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: 100%

Admissions Data From: Fall 2008


Books: 1200

Other Expenses: 4650

Room and Board: 6634

Tuition and Fees: 12653

Total Cost: 25137

Tuition and Fees – In-State: 4311

Total Cost – In-State: 16795

Note on Costs:

Costs Data From: 2011-12

Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
New students are automatically considered for scholarships upon completion of an Admission Application. For financial aid complete the FAFSA and WSU Supplemental Application for Financial Aid. Contact the Financial Aid Office at (801) 626-6090.

CSS/Profile Used?

Own Financial Aid Form?

Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 3897

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 69%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 62%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 21%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

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