• Address: 470 E Lockwood Ave., Saint Louis, Missouri 63119-3194

  • Phone Number: (800) 981-9801

  • Website: http://www.webster.edu

About

Webster University is a private not-for-profit university established in 1915 in St. Louis, Missouri, by Sisters of Loretto. It was one of the first Catholic women's colleges in the region. Now it is recognized as the leader in international education. It welcomes students from all over the world with a student-focused environment. The represents students from more than 100 countries.

  • The Webster University acceptance rate is 47% with the total graduation rate of 59%.

  • The total student population is 13,906 which consists of 4,596 full-timers and 9,310 part-timers.

  • The student-faculty ratio is 13:1 and with small classroom size, the faculties give more attention to each of the individuals.

     

Online Education at Webster University

You get a world-class learning experience with the convenience and flexibility of online learning. It has the same standards as the on-campus degree.

  • Webster Canvas or world classroom is the online learning management system used to deliver online classes to the distance students. The portal is designed to give classes which can compete for the traditional classrooms.  The portal consists of several resources which help the distance students to get information and notifications from the university.

  • Webster University Connections is a gateway for the many online resources provided by the university. The main intention of this application is to eliminate different user ids and passwords by enabling the access of all the resources with one unique id and password. 


Majors and Programs

There are plenty of programs offered across 5 colleges in the university. There are more than 100 programs offered in the Undergraduate degree alone.

It offers 82 programs across 14 Majors in the online format. The majors include Behavioural Science, Business Management, Criminal Justice, Education, Environmental Science, Information System, Information Technology, Nursing, and Theology and so on.

Some of the programs offered by the university are given below

Bachelor of Arts in Management

Bachelor of Arts in Criminology

Master of Arts in Finance

Master of Arts in International Relations

Undergraduate Certificate in Data Analytics

Undergraduate Certificate in Web Designing


Reviews

Some of the Student’s reviews are given below

  • Most of the classrooms are really spacious. The campus has a variety of ongoing activities to keep you engorged. There are lots of attractions outside the campus. Overall the atmosphere is really good.

  • The registration process is smooth. The workload is manageable and it is easy to balance work-life and academics. There are a lot of resources available to achieve success in academics. 

 

Overview

Institution Type

(4 Years) Private Not-For-Profit

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Headquartered at

St. Louis, Missouri

FAFSA/Federal School Code

002521

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Institutional Accreditation

HLC

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Programmatic Accreditation

ACBSP, NCATE

Historically Black College or University

No

Data Source: http://www.webster.edu, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS, Federal Student Aid, CHEA.

Accreditation

The institutional accreditation is by the Higher Learning Commission(HLC)

The programmatic accreditations are as follows.

  • Business Management degrees have been accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

  • Education degrees have been accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)

Statistics

Key Statistics
Student Faculty Ratio 13: 1
Retention Rate Full Time: 75 % Part Time: 57 %
Total Population 13,906
Student Population Full Time: 4,596 Part Time: 9,310
Gender Division Male: 44 % Female: 56 %

Graduation Rate

The College Monk

Male: 52 %

The College Monk

Female: 65 %

Total Graduation Rate: 59 %

Graduation rate with bachelors degree completed

Race & Ethnicity

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Majors and Online Programs

Webster University offers 82 online programs across 14 Majors

Criminal Justice

Offering 2 programs accross 2 degrees

Education

Offering 22 programs accross 4 degrees

Business Management

Offering 37 programs accross 3 degrees

Environmental Science

Offering 2 programs accross 2 degrees

Law

Offering 2 programs accross 2 degrees

Public Administration

Offering 2 programs accross 1 degrees

Information Systems

Offering 4 programs accross 4 degrees

Literature

Offering 2 programs accross 2 degrees

business Management

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Media Studies

Offering 2 programs accross 2 degrees

Nursing

Offering 3 programs accross 2 degrees

Theology

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Information Technology

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Behavioral Sciences

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Admissions

Webster University Acceptance Rate is 47%

Application Fee
Undergraduate Application Fee $35
Graduate Application Fee $50

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2017.

Admission Statistics
Total Applicants 2,630
Total Applicants Admitted 1,225
Applicants Enrolled 443
Full time Applicants Enrolled 433
Part Time Applicants Enrolled 10
Admission Requirements
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Webster University Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)
Number of students submitting SAT scores 42
Number of students submitting ACT scores 401
Percent of students submitting SAT scores 9%
Percent of students submitting ACT scores 91%
SAT Math 570 average 510 - 630 range
SAT Critical Reading 562 average 510 - 615 range
SAT Writing 540 average 460 - 620 range
ACT Composite 24 average 21 - 27 range

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2015-2016.

Financial Aid and Scholarships

The financial consideration is an important factor in the higher education of a student. The department of financial aid helps students in securing eligible loans and scholarships. The FAFSA application should be filled by the applicant in order to find out the eligibility and requirement of financial aid. Webster University federal school code is 002521.

  • The Federal Aid includes the Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, TEACH Grant, Federal Work-Study, Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct Unsubsidized Loan and so on.

  • The State Aid includes the Access Missouri Grant.

  • The Institutional Aid includes the Webster University Grant, Room & Board Grant, Webster Gold, Webster Blue, Gorlok Gold, Gorlok Blue, and A+ Scholarship.

  • The Military Aid include Post 9/11 GI Bill, Tuition Assistance Program, Montgomery GI Bill, and Yellow Ribbon Program. 

Federal Aid

Federal Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Pell Grant $5,815 Undergraduate Student, U, S Citizen or an Eligible Non- Citizen June 30th, 2019
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant $2,000 Undergraduate student,Eligible for Federal Pell Grant,Enrolled =least half-time June 30th, 2019
TEACH Grant $4,000 Undergraduate or Graduate student, enrolled in TEACH Grant Eligible major, Minimum of 3.25 CGPA June 30th, 2019
Federal Loans Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Direct Subsidized Loan $5,779 U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen. Enrolled half-time to be eligible for Direct Loan Program funds. June 30th, 2019
Direct Unsubsidized Loan $5,779 U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen. Enrolled half-time to be eligible for Direct Loan Program funds. June 30th, 2019
Direct PLUS Loan $5,779 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen, Enrolled at least half-time, Should not have an adverse credit history June 30th, 2019
Federal Perkins Loan $5,779 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen, Demonstrated financial need. June 30th, 2019

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

State Grants and Scholarships

State Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Access Missouri Grant $2,299 Residents of Missouri, minimum of 12 credit hours April 1st, 2019

Data Source: http://www.webster.edu, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Scholarships and Grants

Institutional Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Webster University Grant Varies Undergraduate students, Enrolled for 13 or more credit hours. Varies
Room & Board Grant Varies Undergraduate students, Enrolled for 13 or more credit hours. Varies
Institutional Scholarships Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Webster Gold $18,000 3.0 GPA, First-time freshman. Varies
Webster Blue $16,000 3.0 GPA, First-time freshman. Varies
Gorlok Gold $14,000 3.0 GPA, First-time freshman. Varies
Gorlok Blue $12,000 2.5 GPA, First-time freshman. Varies
A+ Scholarship $1,000 First-time freshmen, February 1st, 2019

Data Source: http://www.webster.edu, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Military and Veteran Benefits

Military Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Yellow Ribbon Program $12,892 Honorably Discharged from the military. Served 30 days after Sep10,2001. Varies
Post 9/11 GI Bill $12,892 Honorably Discharged from the military. Served 30 days after Sep10,2001. Varies
Tuition Assistance Program $2,231 Honorably Discharged from the military. Served 30 days after Sep10,2001. Varies
Montgomery GI Bill Varies Honorably Discharged from the military. Served 30 days after Sep10,2001. Varies

Data Source: http://www.webster.edu, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal Aid based on family income

Family Income Average Federal Aid per year
Under $30,000 $29,703
$30,001 - $48,000 $28,873
$48,001 - $75,000 $34,705
$75,001 - $110,000 $35,352
Over $110,000 $17,586

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal, State or Institutional Aid Awarded Percent Avg Amount per year
Undergraduate students awarded Pell grants 35% $3,872
Federal, State or Institutional aid awarded for Full-time, first-time undergraduates 95% $16,326
Federal Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 36% $4,712
Institutional Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 93% $14,187
Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 62% $6,843
Federal Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 61% $5,544
Average aid awarded as grant or scholarship $ 24,717
Post-9/11 GI Bill Award Number of Students Amount per year
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits 3,258 $5,792
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduate students 182 $11,362
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduate students 3,076 $5,463

Data Source: http://www.webster.edu, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

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