Ogden-Weber Applied Technical College was founded in 1971 in Ogden, UT. The school is the largest of the eight regional campuses that comprise the Utah College of Applied Technology (UCAT). The school offers over fifty programs in five fields. OWATC serves high school students and adults, offering a low cost, high quality educations that prepares individuals for a future career. The school utilizes a new system of enrollment, offering year round education with an emphasis on demonstrable skill rather than a grade system.
OWATC utilizes a competency based education system that asks the student to learn and demonstrate skills before moving on to another class rather than establishing a predetermined amount of time. Student attending OWATC will work with teachers to advance, and with counselors to guide their education toward their chosen career. Career programs allow individuals to develop the skills and abilities necessary to enter the workforce as a professional. Students will earn a certificate or associate degree that demonstrates competency in the area of study and allows for employment after graduation.
Programs available at OWATC include:
Admissions and Financial Aid
Students interested in enrolling will have to go to the admissions office. The school has a year round open enrollment policy, allowing individuals to enroll at any point throughout the year. High school student must provide their transcripts. Though most programs do not have a set start date and can be begun at any time, some, such as the cosmetology program do. Program start dates are available online.
Financial aid is available in the form of loans, grants and scholarships. Students in need of financial assistance must obtain a federal PIN and submit a completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), the information from which will be used to determine a student's financial needs, program eligibility, and monetary awards. Financial aid must be reapplied for prior to the start of each semester. Additional financial aid information may be obtained by visiting the financial aid office to discuss procedures and possibilities with the school's counselors.
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Ogden – Weber Applied Technology College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Personal and Culinary Services
Transportation and Materials Moving
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $2,900. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $45 application fee for those applying to a program. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||72%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||70%||$3,195|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To support students and graduates, Ogden – Weber Applied Technology College may offer services to students like:
- Night and weekend classes available
- Remedial instructional courses
- Academic counseling for students
- Employing students to lower education costs
- Assisting students to find work
- Day care
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) Program
- Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 2005)
Other Technical Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Ogden – Weber Applied Technology College.
- Davis Applied Technology College in Kaysville, UT (16 miles away)
- Bridgerland Applied Technology College in Logan, UT (35 miles away)
- Mountainland Applied Technology College in Lehi, UT (69 miles away)
- Uintah Basin Applied Technology College in Roosevelt, UT (124 miles away)
- Southwest Technical College in Cedar City, UT (256 miles away)