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Webster University
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  • 4 Year
  • SAINT LOUIS, MO

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Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade B minus
  5. Athletics
    grade C+
  6. Party Scene
    grade C+
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade A minus
  9. Dorms
    grade B
  10. Campus Food
    grade B minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B minus
  12. Safety
    grade B+

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Webster is an above-average private university located in Webster Groves, Missouri in the St. Louis Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 2,170 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Webster acceptance rate is 57%. Popular majors include Business, Cinematography and Video Production, and Computer Science. Graduating 58% of students, Webster alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $33,700.

About

470 E LOCKWOOD AVE.
SAINT LOUIS, MO 63119
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

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Webster University Rankings

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Webster Admissions

Acceptance Rate
57%
Application Deadline
February 1
SAT Range
1010-1250
ACT Range
21-27
Application Fee
$35
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$23,265 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$20,162 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
96%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
88%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 49 responses
77%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 57 responses
68%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 57 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
28
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
7
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
21
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    31%
  • On Campus
    58%
  • Online
    11%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,170 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
662
Undergrads Over 25
12%
Pell Grant
37%
Varsity Athletes
11%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 32 responses
  • Everyone is an individual
    56%
  • Hard Working
    19%
  • Most students are graduate students, and very busy
    13%
  • Focus
    6%
  • low quality wanting an easy degree
    3%
  • Nerdy
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
67%
Poll
53%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene. 66 responses
Poll
57%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 97 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 35 responses
  • Diverse
    49%
  • Friendly and Supportive
    17%
  • Progressive
    17%
  • Very international
    14%
  • awful!
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$42,300 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
58%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
90%
National
83%
81%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 36 responses

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