Weber State University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$5,471
2.66% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$10,525
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.06%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
29,914
40.2% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
41.2%
661 Graduates

About

Weber State University is a higher education institution located in Weber County, UT. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Weber State University were General Studies (1,498 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (428 degrees), and General Health Services (214 degrees).

In 2022, 6,620 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Weber State University. 59.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (5,019 degrees), 7.45 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (674 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Weber State University is $5,471, which is $−18,525 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Weber State University is $5,471, which is $−18,525 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $10,525.

In 2022, 64% of undergraduate students attending Weber State University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 10% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$5,471
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Weber State University was $5,471. The cost of tuition at Weber State University is $−18,525 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$10,525
2022 Value
0.305%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Weber State University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $10,525. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Weber State University grew by 0.305%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,192
Room and Board
$1,400
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Weber State University was of $8,192 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 1.11% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,400. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

64%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
10%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

64% of undergraduate students at Weber State University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 82.9% with respect to 2021, when 35% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
1.06%
2019 Default Rate
33
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Weber State University was 1.06%, which represents 33 out of the 3116 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Weber State University had a total enrollment of 29,914 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Weber State University is 12,028 students and the part-time enrollment is 17,886. This means that 40.2% of students enrolled at Weber State University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Weber State University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 73.8% White, 11.8% Hispanic or Latino, 3.68% Two or More Races, 1.81% Asian, 1.42% Black or African American, 0.588% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.425% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Weber State University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (41.1%), followed by White Male (32.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (7.92%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (40.2%), followed by White Male (22.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (6.04%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

40.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Weber State University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 29,914 students. The full-time enrollment at Weber State University is 12,028 and the part-time enrollment is 17,886. This means that 40.2% of students enrolled at Weber State University are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

68%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Weber State University was 68%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), Weber State University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    22,090 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    3,540 enrolled students
  3. Two or More Races
    1,102 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Weber State University is 73.8% White, 11.8% Hispanic or Latino, 3.68% Two or More Races, 1.81% Asian, 1.42% Black or African American, 0.588% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.425% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1,584 students (5.3%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 1,254 more women than men received degrees from Weber State University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Weber State University is white (5,019 degrees awarded). There were 7.45 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (674 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Weber State University is General Studies (1,498 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (428 degrees) and General Health Services (214 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Weber State University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Science Technologies (62 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (110 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,580 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Weber State University are Registered nurses (1,416,187 people), Software developers (549,708 people), Other managers (199,965 people), Medical & health services managers (162,322 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (152,117 people).

The most specialized majors at Weber State University in 2022 are Science Technologies (62 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (110 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,580 degrees), Health (2,072 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (538 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Weber State University are Surgeons, Skincare specialists, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Weber State University are Science Technologies (62 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (110 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,580 degrees), Health (2,072 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (538 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Weber State University are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,582,464 people), Computer Systems Design (603,854 people), Elementary & secondary schools (451,317 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (282,949 people), and Outpatient care centers (263,286 people).

The most specialized majors at Weber State University are Science Technologies (62 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (110 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,580 degrees), Health (2,072 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (538 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Weber State University.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 1,498 degrees awarded
  2. 428 degrees awarded
  3. 214 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Weber State University was General Studies with 1,498 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

2,683
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
3,937
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 2,683 degrees were awarded to men at Weber State University, which is 0.681 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (3,937).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 622 degrees were awarded to men at Weber State University in General Studies, which is 0.671 times less than the 927 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 927 degrees were awarded to men at Weber State University in General Studies, which is 1.49 times more than the 622 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

16%
100% Completion Time
36%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 16% of students graduating from Weber State University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 36% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 44% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (58.8%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Weber State University is Female and Asian (58.8% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1.51% of graduates (10 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    5,019 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    674 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    195 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Weber State University is white (5,019 degrees awarded). There were 7.45 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (674 degrees).

5.23% of degree recipients (346 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    2,982 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    2,037 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    427 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Weber State University is white female (2,982 degrees awarded). There were 1.46 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (2037 degrees).

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Operations

Weber State University has an endowment valued at nearly $193M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−6.62%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, Weber State University had a total salary expenditure of 304M. Weber State University employs 174 Professors, 148 Assistant professors and 131 Instructors. Most academics at Weber State University are Male Professor (116), Female Assistant professor (83), and Female Instructor (76).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Weber State University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 308 employees, Management, with 220 employees, and Service with 125 employees.

Endowment

$193M
2022 Endowment
5.08%
decline from 2021

Weber State University has an endowment valued at about $193M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Weber State University declined 5.08% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $147M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$132M
2022 Salaries
2.94%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Weber State University paid a median of $132M in salaries, which represents 43.4% of their overall expenditure ($304M) and a 2.94% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$49.4M
Instructional Salaries
579
Number of Employees

In 2022, Weber State University paid a total of $49.4M to 579 employees working as instructors, which represents 37.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
174 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
308 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Weber State University were Professor with 174 employees, Assistant professor with 148 employees, and Instructor with 131 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Weber State University were Office and Administrative Support with 308 employees, Management with 220 employees, and Service with 125 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Female Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Weber State University was Male Professor with 116 employees, Female Assistant professor with 83 employees, and Female Instructor with 76 employees.

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