Weber State University Ranks High for 100% Acceptance and Affordability

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 1:45pm

A highly regarded ranking for 2017 puts Weber State University in the top results of the best 50 colleges and universities for high value and acceptance rates.


Dateline – United States


A new article from Great Value Colleges names Weber State University as one of the best of 50 low-cost colleges with high acceptance rates. According to the article, Weber earned good grades for its open-enrollment policy and reasonably priced tuition. The survey of “50 Most Affordable Colleges with High Acceptance Rates 2017” was conducted by Great Value Colleges, which is a highly regarded online guide to low-cost colleges and universities.


The main campus of Weber State University is located in Ogden, Utah near Salt Lake City. The school was founded in 1889 as an academy and today stands as a leader in publicly-supported education. The institution is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, and the university’s stated vision is “To be the national model for a dual-mission university that integrates learning, scholarship and community.” 


Weber State University is considered an educational beacon in the southwest. Undergraduates can find a wealth of degree programs offered at eight academic locations across Utah as well as online for those needing to balance commitments with learning. 100 percent of eligible applicants are accepted to WSU, and the university is recognized as the top public school in the state. The low 21:1 student-to-faculty ratio means every student can have individual attention for a successful outcome.


More than 100 undergraduate majors and areas of emphasis are offered leading to associate’s or bachelor’s degrees. The pace to graduation can be relaxed or fast-track with more than 50 percent of Weber students attending part-time and more than 75 percent working while enrolled. 


Low-cost tuition is the standard at Weber State. The university is clear and concise about tuition and fees for all its graduate and undergraduate degree programs. Students looking for price per credit hour will find tuition and fee tables on WSU’s website for every level of certificate or degree.


Student life gets pretty wild when it’s time for Weber State athletics. The Weber Wildcats participate in 16 exciting NCAA Division I sports. Campus art and culture offerings include the Shaw Art Gallery and the Browning Center for Performing Arts. Recreational options include biking, hiking camping, rafting, and nearby skiing and snowboarding. Student clubs, organizations, events and activities are numerous and diverse, including leadership roles, academic clubs, cultural unions, religious groups, service clubs and many more.


The fact that Weber State University earned high ranking in GVC’s 2017 survey of 50 top schools is reflective of the spirit of the university, according to Weber State University President Dr. Charles A. Wight. He said,“[…]” 


To learn more about Weber State University’s high value and open-enrollment policy, read the article about “50 Most Affordable Colleges with High Acceptance Rates 2017” on Great Value Colleges’ website:




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