Webber International University

1201 N Scenic Hwy, Babson Park, United States
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Overview of Webber International University

About this school

Webber is a private business university. Founded by economist Roger Babson in 1927 as a college for women, it adopted coeducation in 1971. Its 110-acre campus is located in Babson Park, 50 miles from both Orlando and Tampa.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:627
    • Men:445 (71.0%)
    • Women:182 (29.0%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Webber International University is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
2
3
Science
1
3
Foreign Language
-
1
Social Studies
2
-
History
-
2
Academic Electives
-
4

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required for some
August 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
1201 North Scenic Highway|PO Box 96
City, State, Zip
Babson Park, FL  33827-0096
Phone
(863) 638-2910
Fax
(863) 638-2823
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
August 1
Application Fee
$35
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 4 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Recommended for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
Required for some freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
49% of 912 applicants were admitted
Women
53% of 150 applicants were admitted
Men
48% of 762 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
192 (43%) of 447 admitted students enrolled
Women
45 (57%) of 79 admitted students enrolled
Men
147 (40%) of 368 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
2.91
375 And Above
6%
3.50 - 3.74
8%
3.25 - 3.49
12%
3.00 - 3.24
22%
2.50 - 2.99
40%
2.00 - 2.49
10%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
455-540 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
460-555 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
17-21 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
0%
• Score 24 - 29
7%
• Score 18 - 23
66%
• Score 12 - 17
27%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $26,116 (62.87255043574558%)
  • Room & Board: - $9,294 (22.374693052145023%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,266 (3.0478116423515815%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $4,862 (11.704944869757812%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Webber International University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline April 1 | Final deadline August 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning December 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001540
Free
State Aid Form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
153 (88.4%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
140 (91.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
140 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
12 (8.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
60%
Average Award
$20,282
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 140 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $17,537
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 114 (81.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,371
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 12 (8.6%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
26 (15.0%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,824

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
453 (78.1%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
428 (94.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
428 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
32 (7.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
62%
Average Award
$20,525
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 426 (99.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $17,076
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 360 (84.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,196
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 32 (7.5%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
121 (20.9%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $9,199

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
65%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$26,682
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
96.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Business
Creative Arts/Performance
Debating, Journalism/Publications
Special Achievements/Activities
Community Service, Leadership, Memberships
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, International Students, Local/State Students, Siblings of Current Students, Veterans

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,008

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


21

Part-Time Faculty


20

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


32%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 19% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 26% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 39% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 15% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
1,168

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
92
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Webber International University provides wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


52.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


24.8%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


30.5%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


30.5%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (13)


  • Accounting
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Finance, General
  • Hospitality Administration/Management, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Securities Services Administration/Management
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Parks and recreation, Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Business Administration

Master's Programs of Study (4)


  • Accounting
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Sports Management

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


1,182

Nearest Metropolitan Area


110 acres

Environment


Small town/city

Campus Size


Orlando

Weather


Temperature
48.6 average low in January, 90.5 average high in September
Rain
116 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
50 mile(s) from campus in Orlando
Nearest Bus Station
20 mile(s) from campus in Winter Haven
Nearest Train Station
20 mile(s) from campus in Winter Haven

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing

Students of College Housing


53% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


47%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Not available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Warriors
School Colors
Green, gold, and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
-

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Webber International University offers student newspaper, student leadership association, phi beta lambda, society of international students, fellowship of christian athletes, rotaract

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


585

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
627
Women
182
Men
445

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.6% Asian
  • 40.4% Black/African-American
  • 14.5% Hispanic/Latino
  • 1.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 1.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 42.0% White
  • 0.0% Unknown

International Students


18.7% from 20 countries

Average Age


22

Number of Graduate Students


56

Student Resources

Study resources