Weber State University

Ogden, UT 84408
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Weber State University is located in Ogden, Utah. This public university was established way back in 1889. It transitioned from being a junior college to a state college over time and attained university status in 1991. There are more than 100 undergraduate majors at this school that can lead to associate’s degrees or bachelors degrees. In total, there are 225 certificate and degree programs at this university. Students will be able to earn 14 different graduate degrees as well. Weber State University is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.

The Weber State University Nursing program is among the most popular programs at the school. Students can enjoy the traditional associate’s degree in nursing program at this school and there is a practical nursing-to-RN option as well. Students will be able to earn bachelors degrees in nursing at the school as well as master’s degrees in nursing. The school of nursing is completely accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleSmall City
Number of Students27,949
Student to Faculty Ratio21:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate65%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 48 304
Bachelor's degree 51 290
Master's degree 3 26
Post-master's certificate 0 0
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 84.5%

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Institutional Accreditations
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
04/01/1932 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
12/01/1966 - Current
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
10/01/2009 - Current
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
10/01/1990 - Current
Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs
12/01/1974 - 05/31/2012



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Application fee
Undergrads $30
Graduates $60

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$199/credit
In State Students$199/credit
Out of State Students$597/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$397/credit
In State Students$397/credit
Out of State Students$836/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $8,955 $8,955 $26,865
ADN 70 $13,930 $13,930 $41,790
BSN 125 $24,875 $24,875 $74,625
FNP 50 $19,850 $19,850 $41,800
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 86% of Weber State University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 36% $3,904
Other Federal Grant 4% $856
State Grant & Scholarships 3% $1,010
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 59% $3,467
Federal Student Loans 25% $4,602
Private Loans 1% $7,544


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$10,197
$30,001 to $48,000$10,968
$48,001 to $75,000$12,574
$75,001 to $110,000$14,585
Over $110,000$14,985

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Ethnic Diversity
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
Black/African American
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Utah state board of nursing.
Weber State University
3850 Dixon Parkway Dr. Dept. 1031
Ogden, UT 84408

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