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IPEDS ID: 230782
OPE ID: 00368000
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Weber State University
3848 Harrison Blvd, Ogden, Utah 84408-1137
General information:  (801) 626-6000
Type:  4-year, Public
Awards offered:  Less than one year certificate
One but less than two years certificate
Associate's degree
Two but less than 4 years certificate
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Campus setting:  City: Small
Campus housing:  Yes
Student population:  25,155 (24,498 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  20 to 1
Carnegie Classification
Master's Colleges and Universities (medium programs)
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Special Learning Opportunities
ROTC (Army)
Teacher certification
Distance education opportunities - undergraduate level
Distance education opportunities - graduate level
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2013Full timePart time
Total faculty517486
Research and public service00
Total graduate assistants-0
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
Tuition and fees
Books and supplies$1,200$1,200$1,200$1,2000.0%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board$6,634$8,000$8,000$8,0000.0%
Off Campus
Room and board$6,634$8,000$8,000$8,0000.0%
Off Campus with Family
Total Expenses2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
On Campus$16,795$18,800$19,020$19,2421.2%
Off Campus$16,795$18,800$19,020$19,2421.2%
Off Campus with Family$9,069$9,800$10,020$10,2422.2%
On Campus$25,137$26,512$27,118$27,5631.6%
Off Campus$25,137$26,512$27,118$27,5631.6%
Off Campus with Family$17,411$17,512$18,118$18,5632.5%
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Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2013-2014
In-state tuition$4,575
In-state fees$831
Out-of-state tuition$13,728
Out-of-state fees$831
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2012-2013
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Any student financial aid11,59982%————
Grant or scholarship aid1,43474%$6,192,510$4,318
Federal grants74939%$2,875,405$3,839
Pell grants74939%$2,854,405$3,811
Other federal grants422%$21,000$500
State/local government grant or scholarships432%$67,785$1,576
Institutional grants or scholarships94749%$3,249,320$3,431
Student loan aid62932%$3,269,193$5,197
Federal student loans62132%$3,062,000$4,931
Other student loans281%$207,193$7,400
  • 1 Includes students receiving Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid110,51441%$43,629,542$4,150
Pell grants7,86430%$28,759,057$3,657
Federal student loans7,06627%$48,940,023$6,926
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
Average Net Price for Full-Time Beginning Students
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
Average net price$8,111$9,068$10,209
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2010-20112011-20122012-2013
$0 – $30,000$7,884$7,407$8,248
$30,001 – $48,000$10,861$8,179$9,121
$48,001 – $75,000$9,646$10,342$10,697
$75,001 – $110,000$10,586$11,715$12,271
$110,001 and more$12,089$12,839
  • Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
  • Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same – total cost of attendance minus grant aid.
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Fall 2013
Total enrollment25,155
Undergraduate enrollment24,498
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment1,068
Graduate enrollment657
Undergraduate Attendance StatusUndergraduate Student Gender
Undergraduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 44%
Part-time: 56%Undergraduate Student Gender:
Male: 47%
Female: 53%
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 1%
Black or African American: 1%
Hispanic/Latino: 9%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 53%
Two or more races: 1%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 32%
Non-resident alien: 2%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 67%
25 and over: 33%
Age unknown: 0%Undergraduate Student Residence:
In-state: 88%
Out-of-state: 10%
Foreign countries: 0%
Unknown: 2%
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates, Fall 2012.
Graduate Attendance Status
Graduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 42%
Part-time: 58%
Undergraduate Distance Education StatusGraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 9%
Enrolled in some distance education: 21%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 70%Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 3%
Enrolled in some distance education: 3%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 94%
Undergraduate application fee (2013-2014): $30
  • This institution has an open admission policy. Contact the institution for more information.
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Student retention:
Full-time students: 68%
Part-time students: 38%
Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2012 and Returned in Fall 2013
Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 53 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2013.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2007
Overall graduation rate:
Overall graduation rate: 35%
Transfer-out rate: 21%
Percentage of Full-time, First-Time Students Who Graduated or Transferred Out Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rates

Bachelor’s degree graduation rates measure the percentage of entering students beginning their studies full-time and are planning to get a bachelor’s degree and who complete their degree program within a specified amount of time.

Graduation Rates for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Bachelor's degree rate:
4-year: 8%
6-year: 43%
8-year: 53%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Graduated in the Specified Amount of Time
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
Male: 37%
Female: 47%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2007 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 33%
Asian: 35%
Black or African American: 15%
Hispanic/Latino: 28%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 45%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 47%
Non-resident alien: 36%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2007 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2012-2013
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramAssociateBachelorMasterUndergraduate
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
  • d identifies programs and award levels that are offered as a distance education program. For program category totals, d is shown if one or more programs in the category are offered as a distance education program.
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Botany/Plant Biology-6---
Microbiology, General-39---
Zoology/Animal Biology-35---
Category total-80---
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General37---
Business Administration and Management, General-5681-5
Business/Managerial Economics-2-2-
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies---0-
Finance, General-23---
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General-7---
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management-27---
Management Information Systems, General719-04
Marketing/Marketing Management, General-25---
Retailing and Retail Operations3----
Selling Skills and Sales Operations-110---
Category total1336012529
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Organizational Communication, General-7---
Political Communication-5---
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other-19---
Public Relations/Image Management-0---
Radio and Television-15---
Speech Communication and Rhetoric-818--
Category total-5718--
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General020---
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance011-0-
Computer Programming, Other---0-
Computer Science51d76---
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications415-5-
Information Science/Studies-8-0-
Category total55d130-5-
Construction Trades
Building/Construction Finishing, Management, and Inspection, Other240---
Category total540---
Art Teacher Education-6---
Biology Teacher Education-6---
Business Teacher Education-5---
Chemistry Teacher Education-0---
Drama and Dance Teacher Education-0---
Early Childhood Education and Teaching-5---
Elementary Education and Teaching-6338--
English/Language Arts Teacher Education-18---
German Language Teacher Education-1---
History Teacher Education-8---
Mathematics Teacher Education-6---
Music Teacher Education-6---
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching-16---
Physics Teacher Education-2---
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education-3---
Social Science Teacher Education-1---
Social Studies Teacher Education-12---
Spanish Language Teacher Education-3---
Special Education and Teaching, General-23---
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other-0---
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other-66---
Category total-25038--
Electrical and Electronics Engineering-4---
Engineering, General17----
Category total174---
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields
Automotive Engineering Technology/Technician-23---
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician12---
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General116---
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician714---
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician512---
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician319---
Plastics and Polymer Engineering Technology/Technician-2---
Category total1788---
English Language and Literature/Letters
Creative Writing-17---
English Language and Literature, General-3131--
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing-4-10-
Category total-523110-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
Child Development010---
Family Systems-33---
Category total043---
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
French Language and Literature-4---
German Language and Literature-2---
Spanish Language and Literature-25---
Category total-31---
Health Professions and Related Programs
Athletic Training/Trainer-1414--
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist-14d---
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician69d52d---
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist129---
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician-34---
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)11--29-
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other-20d---
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator-10d-4d-
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician12d----
Health Services Administration--23--
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General46d----
Health/Health Care Administration/Management-36d-0-
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training---0-
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder---13d-
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist9490d19--
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist-13---
Nursing Science--0--
Pre-Physical Therapy Studies-22---
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse392332190-
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist2855---
Category total653d721d7546d-
History, General-14---
Category total-14---
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other-0---
Criminal Justice/Police Science-33---
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies107114--
Forensic Science and Technology-10---
Category total1011914--
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
General Studies1,188d----
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies-52---
Category total1,188d52---
Mathematics and Statistics
Applied Mathematics, General-3---
Mathematics, General-1---
Category total-4---
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician20----
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician1----
Category total21----
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Sustainability Studies---03
Category total-3-03
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Category total-3---
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General-15---
Geology/Earth Science, General-10---
Physics, General-6---
Category total-31---
Precision Production
Welding Technology/Welder-3---
Category total-3---
Psychology, General-72---
Category total-72---
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Social Work-49---
Category total-49---
Science Technologies/Technicians
Chemical Technology/Technician14----
Category total14----
Social Sciences
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics-1---
Economics, General-2---
International Economics-25-0-
Political Science and Government, General-20---
Category total-87-5-
Visual and Performing Arts
Art/Art Studies, General-9---
Dance, General-3---
Design and Visual Communications, General-17---
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General-12---
Interior Design2----
Keyboard Instruments-3---
Music Performance, General-0---
Music, General-3---
Voice and Opera-3---
Category total267---
Grand total1,9952,3603016812
2012-2013 Varsity Athletes
NCAA Division I-AA MenWomen
All Track Combined82103
Institutional Accreditation
AgencyPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities 4/1/1932 -  Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / ProgramPeriods of AccreditationStatus
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
Dental Hygiene (DH)12/4/1975 -  Accredited
Commission on English Language Program Accreditation
English Language12/1/2012 -  Accredited
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs(!)1/1/2010 -  Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs(!)9/1/1974 -  Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools1/1/1965 -  Accredited
National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs12/1/1966 -  Accredited
Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs12/1/1974 -  Accredited
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program10/1/1990 -  Accredited
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program2/26/2010 -  Accredited
  • (!) Estimated date
2012 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201020112012
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations7129
Liquor law violations441716
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls !201020112012
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations4118
Liquor law violations401312
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201020112012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible223
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)100
Aggravated assault100
Motor vehicle theft000
  • The total "On Campus" numbers include the numbers from the Resident Halls.
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls !201020112012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible223
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)000
Aggravated assault000
Motor vehicle theft000
  • (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year20102009
Default rate8.7%5.7%
Number in default246148
Number in repayment2,8172,561
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)
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