Webster

Webster University

470 E Lockwood Ave, Webster Groves, United States
All photos (10)
  • Total Documents
    6
  • Class Notes
    6
  • Textbook Notes
    0
  • Study Guides
    0
  • Currently Enrolled
    21
  • Previously Enrolled
    49

Overview of Webster University (Webster)

About this school

Webster is a private university. It was founded as a college for women in 1915, adopted coeducation in 1967, and gained university status in 1983. Its 47-acre main campus is located in suburban Webster Groves, 12 miles from downtown St. Louis.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:2,544
    • Men:1,142 (44.9%)
    • Women:1,402 (55.1%)

Location

Admission Information (Webster)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Webster 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
-
3
Science
-
3
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
-
3
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
3

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
April 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
470 East Lockwood Avenue
City, State, Zip
St. Louis, MO  63119-3194
Phone
(314) 246-7800
Fax
(314) 968-7115
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
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 can 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
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other
Audition, portfolio review, and/or interview recommended for some freshmen
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
47% of 2,585 applicants were admitted
Women
45% of 1,606 applicants were admitted
Men
50% of 979 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
747 (62%) of 1,205 admitted students enrolled
Women
418 (58%) of 718 admitted students enrolled
Men
329 (68%) of 487 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.51
375 And Above
28%
3.50 - 3.74
20%
3.25 - 3.49
17%
3.00 - 3.24
15%
2.50 - 2.99
15%
2.00 - 2.49
5%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• 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
Not reported
• 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
21-26 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
10%
• Score 24 - 29
41%
• Score 18 - 23
44%
• Score 12 - 17
5%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (Webster)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $27,100 (66.10723520515198%)
  • Room & Board: - $11,050 (26.955164170366395%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,000 (2.4393813728838367%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $1,844 (4.498219251597795%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Webster University accepts deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning January 5
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002521
Free
Institution's own form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
486 (95.1%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
385 (79.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
385 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
80 (20.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
69%
Average Award
$27,407
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 330 (85.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,045
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 378 (98.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,751
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 359 (93.2%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
48 (9.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $15,982

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,846 (83.6%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,500 (81.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,500 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
283 (18.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
63%
Average Award
$23,727
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,320 (88.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,574
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,409 (93.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,330
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 1,282 (85.5%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
122 (5.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $13,621

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
72%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$29,867
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
15.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
3.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, English, Foreign Languages, Humanities, International Studies
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Creative Writing, Debating, Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Community Service, Leadership
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff, Ethnic Background, International Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students, Public Servants, Siblings of Current Students, Spouses of Deceased or Disabled Public Servants, Veterans, Veterans' Children

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,738

Academics & Instruction (Webster)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


198

Part-Time Faculty


430

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


Not reported

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 39% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 50% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 10% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 1% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
# 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
-

Computing


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

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Webster University provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


79.2%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


.6%

Programs & Majors (Webster)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (71)


  • Accounting
  • Acting
  • Advertising
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Audiovisual Communications Technologies/Technicians, Other
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Cinematography and Film/Video Production
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Cultural Anthropology
  • Dance, General
  • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
  • Directing and Theatrical Production
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English Language and Literature/Letters, Other
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • European Studies/Civilization
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • German Language and Literature
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • History, General
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Information Science/Studies
  • Information Technology
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • International/Global Studies
  • Jazz/Jazz Studies
  • Journalism
  • Journalism, Other
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Legal Studies, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music, General
  • Philosophy
  • Photography
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Relations/Image Management
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
  • Visual and Performing Arts, Other
  • Women's Studies

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Visual and performing arts, Communication/journalism

Online Degrees


Engineering, occupational therapy with Washington University in St. Louis

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Healthcare Administration, Master of Science, Master of Music, Master of Health Administration, Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts, Master of Public Administration, Master of Science in Nursing

Master's Programs of Study (44)


  • Accounting
  • Advertising and Public Relations
  • Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering
  • Art History
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Communication Disorders
  • Communication--General
  • Computer Science
  • Corporate and Organizational Communication
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Education--General
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Educational Psychology
  • Engineering Management
  • Environmental Management and Policy
  • Finance and Banking
  • Forensic Sciences
  • Gerontology
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Human Resources Development
  • Human Resources Management
  • Human Services
  • International Affairs
  • International Business
  • Internet and Interactive Multimedia
  • Legal and Justice Studies
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Mathematics Education
  • Media Studies
  • Music
  • Music Education
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Nurse Anesthesia
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Nursing--General
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Administration
  • Reading Education
  • Social Sciences Education
  • Special Education

Campus Life (Webster)

Location & Geography

Population


318,172

Nearest Metropolitan Area


47 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


St. Louis

Weather


Temperature
20.8 average low in January, 85.2 average high in September
Rain
111 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
12 mile(s) from campus in St. Louis
Nearest Bus Station
12 mile(s) from campus in St. Louis
Nearest Train Station
10 mile(s) from campus in Kirkwood

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


Housing Restrictions


Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


63%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Gorlok
School Colors
Navy blue and gold

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


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

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


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

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, bowling, football, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Webster University offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national sororities

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


2,212

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
2,544
Women
1,402
Men
1,142

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 2.3% Asian
  • 12.3% Black/African-American
  • 6.1% Hispanic/Latino
  • 3.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 68.3% White
  • 7.0% Unknown

International Students


2.9%

Average Age


23

Number of Graduate Students


1,546

Student Resources (Webster)