#1314 Overall Influence

Weber State University

Public university in Ogden, Utah, United States

From Wikipedia

Weber State University is a public university in Ogden, Utah. It was founded in 1889 as Weber Stake Academy. It is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.History Weber State University was founded by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as the Weber Stake Academy in 1889. "Weber" comes from the name of the county where the university is located. Weber County was named after John Henry Weber, an early fur trader. The university opened for students in 1889 with 98 students enrolled for classes The first principal of Weber Stake Academy was Louis F. Moench; he served from 1889 to 1892 and again from 1894 to 1902. In the latter year, Moench was succeeded as principal by David O. McKay, who served in that position until 1908. From 1914 to 1917, James L. Barker was the principal of the Weber Stake Academy.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Graduation Rate

36%

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$4,990

Fees (in-state)

$996

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$49,900

Employed

84%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

18K

Under-Grads

18K

Graduates

1K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

3850 Dixon Parkway Dr. Dept. 1031, Ogden UT 84408-1031

On Campus Crime Rates

Property Crime

2 per 100K

Violent Crime

0 per 100K

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

44 per 100K

Violent Crime

5 per 100K

What is Weber State University known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#473 World Rank
Business
#883 World Rank
Education
#647 World Rank
History
#1321 World Rank
Political Science
#1897 World Rank
Engineering
#1552 World Rank
Literature
#2096 World Rank
Medical
#1340 World Rank
Philosophy
#1336 World Rank
Communications
#1670 World Rank
Chemistry
#1229 World Rank
Psychology
#2616 World Rank
Computer Science
#1968 World Rank
Economics
#1372 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#2437 World Rank
Mathematics
#898 World Rank
Anthropology
#2890 World Rank
Physics
#1516 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#2312 World Rank
Sociology
#4328 World Rank
Nursing
#2083 World Rank
Social Work

Influential People

Who are Weber State University's Most influential alumni?

Weber State University 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Business, Education, and History

John Thompson

American football player

Rick Saccone

American politician

Brad Wilson

American politician

Ronald G. Russell

American lawyer

M. Blaine Peterson

American politician

Mike Schultz

American politician

Allen M. Christensen

American politician

Marco Ramos

Mexican basketball player

Ruben Nembhard

American basketball player

Brad Dee

American politician

Steve Panos

Greek-American professional basketball player

Nolan Karras

American politician