Resources › For Students and Parents Weber State University Admissions ACT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, Graduation Rate & More Share Flipboard Email Print Weber State University. D.fletcher4 / Wikimedia Commons For Students and Parents College Admissions College Profiles College Admissions Process College Rankings Choosing A College Application Tips Essay Samples & Tips Testing Graphs College Financial Aid Extracurricular Activities Advanced Placement Homework Help Private School Test Prep College Life Graduate School Business School Law School Distance Learning View More By Allen Grove College Admissions Expert Ph.D., English, University of Pennsylvania M.A., English, University of Pennsylvania B.S., Materials Science & Engineering and Literature, MIT Dr. Allen Grove is an Alfred University English professor and a college admissions expert with 20 years of experience helping students transition to college. our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Allen Grove Updated August 15, 2017 Weber State University Description: 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 21 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. Admissions Data (from Weber State website): Weber State University has open admissions and is test-optional. However, test scores can be used for scholarships and for placement in math and English. Average High School GPA: 3.27Average ACT Composite Score: 22SAT comparison for Utah collegesACT comparison for Utah colleges Enrollment (2016): Total Enrollment: 26,809 (26,112 undergraduates)Gender Breakdown: 46% Male / 54% Female42% Full-time Costs (2016 - 17): Tuition and Fees: $5,523 (in-state); $14,749 (out-of-state)Books: $1,200 (why so much?)Room and Board: $8,000Other Expenses: $5,052Total Cost: $19,775 (in-state); $29,001 (out-of-state) Weber State University Financial Aid (2015 - 16): Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 86%Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of AidGrants: 75%Loans: 27%Average Amount of AidGrants: $4,626Loans: $4,994 Academic Programs: Most Popular Majors: Accounting, Business Administration, Clinical Laboratory Sciences, Criminal Justice, Elementary Education, English, Nursing, Psychology, Radiation Therapy, Sales, Teacher Education Transfer, Retention and Graduation Rates: First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 62%Transfer Out Rate: 16%4-Year Graduation Rate: 14%6-Year Graduation Rate: 35% Intercollegiate Athletic Programs: Men's Sports: Football, Golf, Tennis, Basketball, Track and FieldWomen's Sports: Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Basketball, Volleyball Data Source: National Center for Educational Statistics If You Like Weber State University, You May Also Like These Schools: Utah State University: Profile Idaho State University: ProfileColorado State University Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT Graph Boise State University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphArizona State University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphUniversity of Wyoming: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphOregon State University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphUniversity of Idaho: Profile University of Arizona: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT Graph Weber State University Mission Statement: mission statement from http://www.weber.edu/universityplanning/Mission_and_core_themes.html "Weber State University provides associate, baccalaureate and master degree programs in liberal arts, sciences, technical and professional fields. Encouraging freedom of expression and valuing diversity, the university provides excellent educational experiences for students through extensive personal contact among faculty, staff and students in and out of the classroom. Through academic programs, research, artistic expression, public service and community-based learning, the university serves as an educational, cultural and economic leader for the region."