WEBER STATE UNIVERSITY

United States, Utah

Founded in 1889, Weber State University is a public university situated in Ogden, Utah, and it is proud of its excellent teaching, opportunities for education, and active role in the community. The Northwestern University Committee recognizes it. Weber State University offers more than 250 certificate and degree programs and 16 graduate programs through the seven colleges. Weber State University offers associate, bachelor, and master programs in liberal arts, sciences, technology, and professional fields. To encourage freedom of speech and value diversity, the university provides students with an excellent educational experience through extensive personal connections between teachers, faculty, and students outside the classroom. Weber's vision is to become a national model of a dual mission university that integrates learning, scholarships, and community.

Campus Life

Weber State University provides an educational experience in communities throughout Utah. There is a new campus in Davis County and two centers in Morgan and Roy. In addition to geographic location, Weber State University is also a pioneer in developing online education in Utah's higher education system. The Ogden campus covers  ​​500 acres, with 63 buildings and dormitories that can accommodate more than 1,000 students. The Davis campus has two buildings and holds more than 300 classes every semester. Whether students live on-campus or off-campus, Weber provides an environment full of activities, clubs, entertainment venues, and services to support students. The university also provides on-campus housing for all the students and offers two meals a day. Academic support centers and programs promote students' academic achievement and life skills development by providing tutoring, testing, technical, and university preparation programs. Student Support Services provides various free academic support services designed to help students complete a bachelor’s degree.

Noted Alumni

Some of the well-known alumni of Weber State University are Damian Lillard a professional basketball player, president of Black & Decker Nolan D. Archibald, Mark Evans Austad a communications expert, Dante Baldan the former sports reporter at XETV-TDT, past president of Weber State Joseph Bishop, Fawn Brodie an author/historian, inventor of the industrial diamond H. Tracy Hall, Ronald L. Holt a professor of anthropology, Ben Howland the basketball coach, Northern Arizona, Pittsburgh, UCLA, and Mississippi State, professional basketball coach Phil Johnson, David M. Kennedy the U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, business magnate J. Willard Marriott, David O. McKay the past LDS Church president, BAA (Basketball Association of America) player in the 1940s Wataru Misaka, and professional basketball coach Dick Motta.