Webster University Overview
Located in Saint Louis, Missouri, Webster University is a private not-for-profit institution. Webster is located in a safe and convenient suburb.
What Is Webster University Known For?
- The student loan default rate at Webster is 5%, which is significantly lower than the national rate of 10.1%. That's great news for students who are worrying about paying off their student loans.
- The doctor's degree is the highest award offered at Webster.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of the faculty were full-time.
- Students who graduate from Webster with a bachelor's degree make about $42,300 a year. That's 4% more than those who graduate from other schools.
Webster University Rankings
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Webster has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Webster.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Webster has earned from around the web.
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Where Is Webster University?
Contact details for Webster are given below.
|Address:||470 E Lockwood Ave., Saint Louis, MO 63119-3194|
How Do I Get Into Webster?
You can apply to Webster online at: www.webster.edu/admissions/
Admission Requirements for Webster
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Webster?
Approximately 40% of accepted students are men and 60% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 55%, and the acceptance rate for women is 52%.
Average Test Scores
About 6% of students accepted to Webster submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 530 and 648. Math scores were between 510 and 605.
Can I Afford Webster University?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Webster, approximately 68% of students took out student loans averaging $6,646 a year. That adds up to $26,584 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Webster is 4.8%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
Webster University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 8,348 graduate students at the school.
Of the 2,303 full-time undergraduates at Webster, 44% are male and 56% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Webster University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||295|
|Hispanic or Latino||135|
Missouri students aren't the only ones who study at Webster University. At this time, 32 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 67 countries are represented at Webster. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and Uzbekistan.
Online Learning at Webster University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Webster has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 3rd most popular in Missouri for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Webster
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Webster University was -4.4%. This is the #2,449 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Webster regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Webster majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Webster ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Webster.
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Webster University Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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