Weber State University

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Global Influence / U.S. Influence

Public university in Ogden, Utah, United States

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About Weber State University

According to 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.

Weber State University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Graduation Rate
36%

How Much Does Weber State University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state) Fees (in-state)
$5,090 $866

How Much Do Weber State University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Weber State University, then you can expect to earn an average of $49,900 per year. You also have a 84% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Weber State University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student Body Under-Grads Graduates
18,558 17,914 644

Where is Weber State University?

Weber State University is located at 3850 Dixon Parkway Dr. Dept. 1031, Ogden UT 84408-1031

How Safe is Weber State University?

Weber State University has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%. Ogden has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Weber State University Known For?

Weber State University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Weber State University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

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, History, and Education. Here are some of Weber State University's most famous alumni:

J. Willard Marriott
J. Willard Marriott
An American hotel founder.
Ernest L. Wilkinson
Ernest L. Wilkinson
A President of Brigham Young University.
Fawn M. Brodie
An American historian and biographer.
Boyd K. Packer
Boyd K. Packer
An Apostle of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Nolan D. Archibald
An American businessman.
Ray Noorda
A Chief executive .
Lynn Jenkins
A Former U.S. Representative from Kansas.
Jerry Moyes
An American sports businessman.
David M. Kennedy
An American diplomat .
Brad Bushman
An American psychologist.
Philip Barlow
Philip Barlow
An American academic.
Thomas G. Alexander
An American historian.