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Webb Institute

Glen Cove, NY 4-Year Private

About Webb Institute

Webb Institute is a private, nonprofit school located in the suburban setting of Glen Cove, NY, less than an hour from New York City.

Founded in 1889, the institution currently enrolls around 101 students a year, including 101 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

Webb Institute's endowment was valued at $63,600,365 in 2021. For each full-time student, Webb Institute spends about $26,995.

2021 Admissions Facts About Webb Institute

Acceptance rate: 21%

Average GPA: 4.0

Mean ACT score: 35

Early Decision or Early Action: Yes/No

2022 Regular Decision Deadline: January 15

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date: March 15

What is Webb Institute's acceptance rate?

It is extremely difficult to get into Webb Institute. Webb Institute accepts around 21 percent of applicants each year.

The average high school GPA for a student at Webb Institute is 4.0 out of 4.0. The mean ACT scores is 35.

In 2021, 13 applicants were waitlisted and 0 students were ultimating offered a spot off the waitlist.

Is Webb Institute a good school?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience. There are a few statistics that can give you a good idea of how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its students.

Retention, graduation, and job placement statistics all give valuable information about the quality of the student experience, before and after graduation.

Retention and graduation rates

Out of the 24 students who started at Webb Institute as first-time freshman, 16 graduate within four years.

Around 75 percent of students who started at Webb Institute earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61 percent for public schools and 67 percent for private.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Within six months of graduating, 100 percent of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

Recent grads have an average starting salary of $71,000 a year. The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2021 was around $5,385 per student, not including those with no debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Webb Institute sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So the real question to ask yourself: is Webb Institute a good school for YOU?

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Webb Institute's application deadline is January 15. All applicants will receive an admissions decision by March 15.

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College Info

298 Crescent Beach Road Glen Cove, NY 11542-1398

Campus Setting: Suburban

Webb Institute Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Feb 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Feb 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Webb Institute is Feb 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Webb Institute is Feb 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Webb Institute ACT Scores


ACT Range

30 - 34

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

34 and Above


30 to 34


30 and Less


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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Webb Institute is 32. Students with an ACT score of 34 and above have a good chance of getting into Webb Institute. Students with an ACT score that falls between 30 and 34 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 30 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Webb Institute SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

760 - 790


Reading SAT Range

680 - 750

Webb Institute Tuition & Fees

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Cost Breakdown
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Student Life

Wondering what life at Webb Institute is like? There are approximately 98 students enrolled at Webb Institute. 100% percent of students attend school full-time, 28% percent are from NY and 72% percent of students are from other states.


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