Ogden, Utah (UT) Colleges and Universities

While there are just five schools located in Ogden, UT, there are six additional schools located within a 25-mile radius. Read about the traditional schools in several categories, including largest schools and lowest cost, to find the school for you.

This article takes a look at traditional schools in the Ogden area, two of which are located right in Ogden. To help students make an informed academic decision, we compare these institutions in the categories listed below based on data presented by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

Closest Schools to Ogden, Utah

If proximity to Ogden is a priority for students, they can select from several 2-year (or less) and 4-year institutions. Only Weber State University provides students with the opportunity to study at the graduate level near Ogden.

  • Weber State University (4.4 miles from downtown)
  • Ogden-Weber Applied Technology College (5.9 miles from downtown)
  • Broadview University-Layton (11.1 miles from downtown)
  • Eagle Gate College-Layton (11.1 miles from downtown)
  • Davis Applied Technology College (14.2 miles from downtown)

Largest Schools Near Ogden, Utah

If size is a determining factor for students, Ogden provides a wide range of student populations. The largest schools in the area are public schools.

  • Weber State University (25,954 students)
  • Davis Applied Technology College (3,345 students)
  • Ogden-Weber Applied Technology College (2,615 students)
  • Eagle Gate College-Layton (217 students)
  • Broadview University-Layton (126 students)

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Lowest Net Price

The average net price for all available schools in the Ogden area ranged from about $345 to $31,776, according to the NCES in 2014-2015. The net price is found by subtracting the average amount of financial aid in-state full-time undergraduate students receive from a school's cost of attendance.

  • Davis Applied Technology College ($345)
  • Ogden-Weber Applied Technology College ($2,947)
  • Weber State University ($10,669)
  • Broadview University-Layton ($16,005)
  • Eagle Gate College-Layton ($20,211)

Highest Graduation Rates

The graduation rates determined by the NCES were based on full-time undergraduate students who completed their programs within 150% of the normal time. The traditional schools in the Ogden area had graduation rates below 60%, according to NCES figures from 2014.

  • Eagle Gate College-Layton (60% graduation rate)
  • Ogden-Weber Applied Technology College (50% graduation rate)
  • Davis Applied Technology College (48% graduation rate)
  • Broadview University-Layton (36% graduation rate)
  • Weber State University (34% graduation rate)

For students who value location, size, price, and graduation rates, the Ogden, UT, area offers a handful of schools to choose from that include private and public institutions.

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