What are our students like?
Weber State University is an inclusive learning community that nurtures appreciation and collaboration between people of all cultures and backgrounds. About two-thirds of our students study full-time; they come from 29 Utah Counties, 48 States, and 46 nations.
How many students attend WSU?
More than 23,000 study full-and part-time. About 16,600 study on the Ogden campus.
What's available at Weber State University Davis in Layton, Utah?
WSU-Davis offers a wide range of general education courses to residents of Davis County and neighboring areas, enabling students to complete their first two years of college without commuting to the Ogden campus. A limited number of four-year degree programs are also available, as well as a full spectrum of student services.
Are classes offered at other locations?
Yes. Weber State University also offers classes at convenient locations in Roy and Morgan.
Can I take classes online?
Yes. You can learn in a time- and place-independent format with WSU Online, Utah's Internet learning leader. Nationally recognized for innovative distance learning, WSU Online offers more than 200 Web-based courses to more than 5,000 students.
How much does it cost to attend?
- 2008-2009 Full-time Undergraduate
In-State Tuition and Fees $ 4,081 / Fall and Spring Semesters
Out-of-State Tuition and Fees $11,547 / Fall and Spring Semesters
Weber State University offers several payment plans as convenient alternatives to lump-sum semester payments.
Are scholarships available?
WSU awards scholarships for excellence in academics, leadership and activities, as well as for out-of-state and transfer students. Reduced tuition for out-of-state students is also available. As a new student, your completed admission application automatically qualifies you for consideration for all available WSU scholarships--no other application is necessary. Continuing WSU students need to update their personal information each year to be considered for all available scholarships.
|New Freshmen||Apply by February 1|
|Continuing Students||Apply by February 1|
|Transfer Students||Apply by March 1|
What other assistance could help pay for my college tuition?
Federal Student Aid Program -- Fill out only one application and the WSU Financial Aid Office will assist you in getting any aid for which you qualify, including Federal and state grants, low-interest student loans and part-time employment (college work-study).
Tuition by 10-monthly Payment Plan -- A convenient alternative to lump sum semester payments lets you spread the cost of a full year's tuition over 10 monthly payments. Call KeyBank at 1-800-KEY-LEND for details or apply online.
What kinds of student activities can I participate in?
Choose from more than 100 student clubs and organizations, including eight fraternities and sororities, the student newspaper and the campus radio station. Basketball games, volleyball games and concerts take place at the Dee Events Center. Outdoor recreation opportunities are plentiful--skiing and rock climbing on nearby mountains, rafting and fishing on nearby rivers, biking and hiking trails--you can take advantage of a four-season climate to be outdoors all year long.
How do I know I'll succeed at WSU?
Your success is our top priority, and we hope it's yours too. WSU offers tutoring services to help. First Year Experience (FYE) assists incoming students in making a successful transition to WSU. Whether you have just graduated from high school or are coming back to school, FYE will help teach you “the ropes” at WSU and support you in achieving your academic goals. You can become a part of FYE by enrolling in Foundations of College Success (UNIV 1105). By taking this three credit hour, elective course, you will learn study- and time-management skills, discover campus resources, explore careers, connect with new people and much more.
Can I live on campus?
Sure. We offer a stimulating, cost-effective approach to room and board, a variety of living environments and options, entertaining activities and program opportunities in the WSU residence halls. Services include live-in professional staff, study rooms, an in-house computer lab, tutoring services, dining service, laundry facilities, a game room, cable television and an on-site convenience store.