Weber State University Reviews
Student & Graduate Reviews (12)
Weber State University is a diamond in the roughotel. Located in the cozy mountainside of Ogden Utah, this University offers a unique college experience tailored to each individuals needs. Known as a commuter college, Weber State has relatively few student dorms, due to the fact that most people live off-campus. In doing so they are allowed to take on many other responsibilities such as full time jobs, community volunteer service and cut costs on expensive housing fees. Weber is by far most notable for its dedication to community engaged learning. The university offers numerous classes that force students to become activists in their comminity. It even has a branch of stidentity government dedicated to the cause. I am so grateful for attending Weber state and allowing me the opportunity to help out many local non-profit organizations while working simultaneously on earning my degree
The teachers in the Special Education program were great. They were helpful and willing to work with you. I love the use of Canvas. It was very helpful for turning in assignments and getting work done. The teacher could put resources on it. Overall, the program was amazing.
Weber State University is great. The professors are very flexible and easy to work with. You are taught by an actual professor instead of a teacher assistant. It is easy to find a class that fits your schedule because they offer the same class at multiple times. Parking is a little difficult, but they do offer a $20 dollar bus pass that can be used for the entire school year. Several buses have routes that go to the college from all over the valley.
The medical laboratory science program has been amazing in preparing me to pursue my career as a physicians assistant. Weber state university was great academically and I would recommend this school to anyone I know. There is no greater major to prepare for medical school or physicians assistant school than the medical laboratory science program.
I loved this school especially for the health sciences! Every professor I have had has been great. We were even able to meet with the University President a few times and have lunch with him. I have enjoyed this school and I am glad i choose to come here!
I was duped by WSU staff into believing that an EET was an "Equivalent" to an EE degree. Many of the classes won't transfer to another degree even within WSU if I were to go back and update my degree with an EE degree from the same college. WSU indicated at the time I was in attendance that the EET program was an "Equivalent" (or the same as) degree to an EE degree from other schools. It is not. Without ABET accreditation (www.abet.org) many companies will only higher a graduate of WSU at "Technician" level. Even with 20 or more years of experience, many companies look at the EET degree as "inferior" to an EE degree and don't necessarily care about experience. If you are considering an EET degree, please reconsider a degree that isn't a scam.
I loved going Weber State. It is a smaller college, but with a decent sized campus. Everyone is friendly. Their Zoology/science department is amazing.
The Spanish program was great. All of the professors had high moral standards. The Art program was great in that I edited it with the help of the department head, Jim Jacobs. He allowed me to replace the nude drawing class with illustration. I respect him a lot for this. There were a few professors at Weber State who really talked down about "Mormons" and challenged us (mocked us) in class. The Ogden LDS Institute is a great program for the LDS Students (under age 31) and quite necessary if the student loves the church and believes it is led by Jesus Christ. The Science courses I took at Weber State were top notch. The graphic design courses were great courses but when I attended, I did not have the awesome art building students have now. It was great exercise. I got to run all over campus with a heavy art portfolio and a heavy pack of art supplies and books all the time. Since there are a great many hills, I got great workouts every day. The poor unfortunate students of the Visual Arts program today have to depend upon the gym much more, as they will not get much exercise with everything in one place now in that beautiful art building. I loved the opportunity to work as a computer lab aid and become a supervisor of lab aids. This is one of the things that helped me land a job at Franklin Covey Coaching in 2001. The work on campus opportunities are great and will give the student job experience that will help them get an even better job later. Living while attending Weber State is cost-efficient, as one can get an apartment nearby for much less than one can in other University cities in Utah. I did meet my spouse at Weber State. The social life there is great. I started and ran my own graphic design business. Most of what I learned to make me successful at running a business, I did not learn from Weber State University. Although I was trained in the Art and Design side, I did not take any courses on communications, small business finance, web site design, interpersonal communication, accounting, business management, entrepreneurship or marketing. These would have been great courses to take. This was a big flaw in my study decisions. If you wish to study graphic design at any University, please take classes in these so that if someday you wish to start your own business, you will have less to learn in order to do so.
It was a great school. I truly enjoyed my experience there.
Weber State provides great opportunities with undergraduate research and experience while also providing smaller class sizes and comfortable professor-to-student interactions. Unlike large institutions, you never have 100-200 students in a class taught by a TA.