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Weber State University

Ogden, UT

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Features

  1. Low student to faculty ratio of 21:1
  2. Will accept Masters students on a case-by-case basis
  3. More than 200 Degree Programs - Something for everyone!

About This Campus

Weber State University is nuzzled in the scenic mountains of Ogden, Utah, about 40 miles North of Salt Lake City. We have 6 campuses, with most courses being taught at our Main Ogden Campus, Davis Campus, and Online. With more than 200 degree programs offered, there's something for everyone! Weber is known for our Health Professions degrees, but we pride ourselves on our Engineering & Applied Sciences Technology, Business & Economics, Arts & Humanities, Science, & Social & Behavioral Sciences degrees, as well as our Outdoor Program. With 4 ski resorts, NUMEROUS hiking trails, lakes, bays, rivers, and more within a 30 minute drive, adventure-seekers will have no problem finding something to do. Students can visit all of Utah's National Parks if they want to take a road trip with friends. Get involved in one of our 100+ clubs and organizations that feature sports, service, culture, academics, student life, and much more. Hope to see you soon!

Location Information

Weber State is located on the mountains about 10-15 minutes from I-15. Take the 31st Street exit and head East to Wall Blvd. Turn right on Wall and take a left at 36th Street. Continue East to Harrison Blvd. Turn right on Harrison, and Weber is on the left. There are numerous ways to reach Weber though!

Helpful Information

While most courses associated with Health Professions degrees are off limits to exchange students, some lower level introductory courses are available. Masters students will be accepted on a case-by-case basis with the understanding that they will be responsible for differential tuition. Most exchange students live on campus, but numerous off campus housing options are available nearby. Students will receive a UTA pass to use on buses through the city, or the train anywhere from Ogden to Provo.

2021/2022 Placement

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2022/2023 Placement

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Fast Facts

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Location | Ogden
Population | 665,358
Enrollment | 18,505
Language | English
Calendar | Semester
Canada | Home Payment
Term Dates
Fall | 08/30-12/16
Spring | 01/10-04/28

Campus Diversity

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1st Nation/Native | 1%
Asian | 2%
Black | 1%
Hawaiian/P.I. | 1%
Hispanic/Latino | 11%
Two or more | 4%
White | 74%
Other | 6%
International | 1%

Academics

Registration
  • Campus Catalog
  • Priority: According to class standing
  • Syllabus Request for Course Pre-Approval: Contact Host Coordinator for assistance
Closed Programs
Athletic Training Dental Hygiene Emergency Healthcare Health Administrative Services Health Sciences Medical Laboratory Sciences Nursing Radiologic Sciences Respiratory Therapy Pre-Medicine

Notable Academic Programs

  • Outdoor & Community Recreation Education - Utah boasts 14 ski resorts, over 50 million acres of public lands, including five national parks and 43 state parks, and headquarters for numerous outdoor companies. What better place to learn than a university close to many outdoor recreation areas?
  • Supply Chain Management - SCM students have the opportunity to work with real companies to learn first hand what the job will be like. 100% job placement rate upon graduation. Most students go on to work for notable companies such as the US Air Force, Autoliv, Sun Products, and more!
  • Electrical Engineering - Weber State ECE graduates have historically enjoyed nearly 100% job placement upon graduation. Graduates go on to work for NASA, Northrop Grumman (Thiokol), US Air Force, Boeing, US Department of Defense, and more!
  • Automotive Technology - Ranked top 16 Best Automotive Technology Colleges in the U.S., and one of the only schools in the west to offer this degree in a Bachelor's level. Corporate partners include Toyota, GM, Chrysler, Young Automotive Group, LHM Group and Ford.
  • Criminal Justice/Crime Scene Investigation - Students are taught by experts that have worked in the field for numerous years, with some still working in the field. Graduates from this program go on to careers with civilian crime scene units and fingerprint units throughout the western United States, FBI, and other local law agencies.

Unique Academic Programs

  • Energy Engineering - A new program to learn about one of the more recent engineering fields to emerge. The main responsibility of energy engineers is to find the most efficient, sustainable and cost-effective ways to operate buildings, power plants and manufacturing processes. This is one of the only Energy Engineering (efficient/renewable energy) programs in Utah.
  • International Business Economics - This is Utah's first bachelor's degree in business to include a language requirement and study abroad opportunities, in addition to a full business curriculum. A fantastic program intended for students interested in working for multinational business organizations or in employment outside of the United States.
  • Nutrition Education - The only nutrition education major in Utah with options to concentrate in integrative nutrition or sports nutrition. It is available fully online or in person, and was featured in the top 15 best online health degrees. This program will prepare students for graduate programs with the knowledge and training for the Registered Dietician Examination.
  • Manufacturing and Systems Engineering - MSE students can gain practical experience through cooperative work experiences and community service in the local area. They can also get involved with professional organizations like SAE International, The International Society of Automation, SME, and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Students will have opportunities to gain experience in state of the art engineering and production labs focusing on plastics & composite, robotics, automation & controls, CAD graphics, fluids engineering, and much more.
  • Medical Microbiology - As one of the best universities for Health Professions in Utah and in the West, it makes sense that we would have a Medical Microbiology emphasis to our Microbiology degree! This degree helps prepare students to go to Medical or graduate school, but also prepares students for careers straight out of college. A good portion of graduates go on to Medical School while others go on to work for government agencies or private industries such as ARUP.

Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students

  • Accounting
  • American Sign Language
  • Anthropology
  • Archaeology
  • Art
  • Art Education
  • Art History
  • Asian Studies
  • Automotive Engineering
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Life Science
  • Botany/Plant Sciences
  • Business Administration
  • Business Information Systems
  • Business Management
  • Chemistry
  • Child Development
  • Chinese
  • Coaching
  • Communication
  • Computer and Information Science
  • Computer Engineering
  • Construction Management
  • Creative Writing
  • Criminal Justice
  • Criminology
  • Dance
  • Data Processing
  • Design
  • Digital Arts
  • Digital Communications and Media/Multimedia
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Elementary Education
  • Engineering Physics
  • English
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environmental Sciences
  • European Studies
  • Exercise Science
  • Family Studies
  • Fashion/Retail Merchandising
  • Film
  • Finance/Banking
  • Fine Art
  • French
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • German
  • Gerontology
  • Graphic Design
  • Health Administration
  • Health Education
  • History
  • Interior Design
  • International Business
  • International Studies
  • Japanese
  • Journalism
  • Latin American Studies
  • Law Enforcement/Police Sciences
  • Linguistics
  • Literature
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Materials Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Microbiology
  • Military Sciences
  • Music
  • Music Education
  • Neuroscience
  • Nutrition
  • Organizational Communications
  • Performance and Directing
  • Performing Arts: Voice
  • Philosophy
  • Photography
  • Physical Education
  • Physical Sciences
  • Physics
  • Piano
  • Political Science
  • Pre-Dentistry
  • Pre-Medicine
  • Pre-Optometry
  • Pre-Veterinary Medicine
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration
  • Public Health
  • Public Relations
  • Queer, Gay and Lesbian Studies
  • Rehabilitation Sciences
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Sound Engineering
  • Spanish
  • Special Education
  • Studio Art
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL)
  • Technical Writing
  • Theater Arts/Drama/Acting
  • Visual Arts
  • Web Design
  • Women and Gender Studies
  • Zoology

Conditions

GPA and Other Academic Requirements
  • 2.5 GPA
Exchange Preferences
  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted
Mid-Year Exchange (Exchange that begins with the Spring/Winter Term)
  • N/A
Non-Native English Speakers
  • TOEFL: must have a score of 500.00 paper, N/A computer or 61.00 Internet
  • IELTS: must have a score of 6.00
Summer Exchange
  • Not available
International Students (Visa Students)
  • Will accept on Home Pay

Tuition / Finances

Figures per Semester are current as of 08/05/21

Finances
  • Campus Budget
  • Fees are subject to change without notice.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
Tuition and Fees - Home Payment Students
  • No tuition/fees are paid to the host campus.
  • Figures do not include costs you will incur for course specific enrollment (e.g., laboratory courses, student teaching, studio art)
  • See below for credit hour restrictions and/or miscellaneous fees applicable to Home Payment students.
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
  • Home Payment: 18 ($218.48 per additional hour)

Financial Aid - Home Payment
For eligible Home Payment students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.

Financial Aid - Canada
Regardless of Payment Plan, students exchanging to or from Canada, apply for financial aid at their home campus.

Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Admission Fee $30 Year Home Mandatory
Housing Deposit $150 Year Home Optional
ID Card $10 Year Home Optional
Parking Fee $57 Semester Home Optional
Transcript Fee $5 Semester Home Mandatory

Important Notes: All incoming U.S. students must pay the $30 admission application fee. All incoming INTERNATIONAL students must pay the $65 international admissions application fee. Housing deposit varies between on and off campus sites. Check your lease. $150 deposit is for on-campus housing. Health insurance is only mandatory for international students. US students may use their own insurance.

Room / Meals

Figures are current as of 08/05/21

On-Campus Housing Per Semester Off-Campus Housing
  • Off-Campus Housing
  • Approximate monthly cost: $400
  • Proximity to campus:
  • Local Public Transportation Available to Campus
Notes About Housing
Each student will receive a UTA (Utah Transit Authority) pass which will allow them access to any UTA service including the buses throughout Ogden, the Frontrunner Train anywhere between Ogden and Provo, and the Trax rail system in Salt Lake City. There are numerous off-campus housing options for NSE students that are close to campus. Ask NSE Coordinator at Weber for information on finding these options.

Meal Plans

Notes About Meal Plans
Residents in Wildcat Village (non-apartment style housing) are required to purchase one of the available dining plans. Can be as low as $1500 per semester up to $2690 per semester. Students are allowed to use the community kitchen. Those in University Village (apartment style housing) are not required to purchase a dining plan.

Health

Figures per Semester are current as of 08/05/21

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Health Insurance $500 Semester Home Pay Waiver Available

Important Notes about Health Insurance
Incoming INTERNATIONAL students are required to purchase health insurance through Weber State's International Student & Scholar center. Waivers are available, but rarely seen. See site for more details: https://www.weber.edu/issc/health-insurance.html
US students not required to purchase insurance, nor required to show proof of insurance.

Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
N/A

Requirements

  • Health / accident insurance (encouraged)
  • Must buy host campus plan

Other Health Related Comments
Again, only international students are required to purchase health insurance through the International Students & Scholars Center.

All data in this document is the responsibility of the campus and has been provided by the campus NSE coordinator.
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