About Ogden, UT


Ogden is a city in northern Utah. Ogden is located in Weber County, where it is the county seat. As of 2010, Ogden had over 80,000 residents. The city’s metro area is quite a bit larger, with a population of over half a million. Ogden has won numerous awards, and in 2010 Forbes magazine named the city the 6th best place in the country to raise a family. Ogden is also the location of Weber State University, which interestingly enough sent Rookie of the Year Damien Lillard to the NBA in 2012.




  • Weber State University

    Weber State University is so great that it will have you screaming weeeeeeee(ber) the whole four years you are there!

    Weeeeee-ber Academics

    Part of the reason you will be so excited to attend Weber State is because of its awesome academics. This school offers over 200 undergraduate degree programs, 11 graduate degree programs, more than 150 student clubs and organizations, 16 NCAA Division I sports teams, and 18 IM teams and club sports. That is certainly enough to make a person go “weeeeeeeee,” and be proud to be a Wildcat! Let’s not forget that WSU has also been rated as one of America’s top 50 Best Public Colleges, offers great financial aid, and has lots of scholarship opportunities!

    Wasatch Sasquatch

    WSU is located in Ogden, one of the largest cities in Utah. Ogden is a big city unlike any other—big on activities, but also on nature! It is situated right at the foothills of the Wasatch Mountains, and has biking, fishing, wildlife reserves, camping galore, and skiing and snowboarding slopes. The latter attract people from the ends of the earth. Beware of Sasquatch on the Wasatch, though. He really loves to ski. Besides being home to Big Foot and lots and lots of nature, Ogden is also a historic district that boasts many museums, venues, art galleries, restaurants, and shops! With so much to do in such a beautiful city, why wouldn’t you want to rent an off-campus apartment? Fortunately, renting opportunities in Ogden are plentiful, and students can find lots of inexpensive places near campus. For help learning how to find your new place, take a look at apartment search guides! Then check out some of the listings, right here on the site.

    Weeeee-ber Nights

    Summer lovin’ had me a blast. Summer lovin’ happened so fast…Summer days driftin’ away, to uh-oh those Weber nights! Uh well-a well-a well-a huh! Those Weber nights really are the best. There is plenty to do—parties to crash and bars to hop. Students also love to go away for camping trips at world famous parks like Zion, Goblin Valley, and Bryce Canyon. For things that are more local, students can take advantage of Ogden’s public transportation and catch a bus to a local café or pub. There are lots of restaurants around the area that are great for date nights or hangout with friends! Weeeeeeee WSU!