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Webb Institute

Glen Cove, NY 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate20%
Acceptance Rate20%

Webb Institute Admissions

If you want to apply to Webb Institute, the deadline for Fall 2023 admissions is January 15 and the application fee is $60.

Students who submit their applications to Webb Institute for fall semester should receive an admissions decision no later than March 15.

Webb Institute Admissions Stats at a Glance

The following is an overiew of some of Webb Institute's admissions stats.

Webb Institute 2022 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 4.0
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 100%
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are considered
Applicants Who Submit SATs 50%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 31%
Waitlist Yes

Webb Institute Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Webb Institute.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I Yes October 15 December 15
Early Decision II –– –– ––
Early Action No –– ––
Regular Decision Yes January 15 March 15

Want to Apply Early to Webb Institute?

Webb Institute offers early decision but not early action. Early decision is binding, which means you must attend if you are admitted, while early action allows you to apply early without committing.

🗓️ Early Decision I applications are due by October 15 EDI applicants should receive a decision by December 15.

The early decision acceptance rate at Webb Institute is 19%, compared to an overall acceptance rate of 20%. Last year, Webb Institute admitted 9 of the 48 students who applied early decision.

Some students apply to college early because they hope it will increase their chances of being offering admission. When you apply early, your application is considered before all the regular decision applicants apply. Applying early may increase your chance of being admitted, since it shows your interest in a school.

➡️ Explore a list of some competetive colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Webb Institute Admissions

How To Get Into Webb Institute

Getting into Webb Institute is extremely difficult. Webb Institute evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny or waitlist.

In 2021, Webb Institute accepted 20% of students, around 36 from the 176 applicants.

Schools that are extremely difficult to get into, like Webb Institute, accept fewer than 30% of all applicants. At least 75% of admitted students have GPAs in the top 10% of their high school class and scored over 1310 on the SAT or over 29 on the ACT.

Transferring to Webb Institute

For more information on transferring to Webb Institute, contact the school directly.

For Students Waitlisted to Webb Institute

In 2022, Webb Institute waitlisted 16 students and 16 accepted a place on the waitlist. Of those, 3 eventually were offered a spot.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Webb Institute?

Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the areas where you shine.

Admissions Factors at Webb Institute

What does Webb Institute consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Character/Personal Qualities Very Important
Class Rank Very Important
Level of Applicant's Interest Very Important
Application Essay Very Important
Interview Very Important
Recommendation(s) Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
Standardized Test Scores Very Important
Extracurricular Activities Important
Talent/Ability Important
Work Experience Considered
Volunteer Work Considered

Make sure to check with Webb Institute for more information on admission factors.

Webb Institute 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Webb Institute, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with Webb Institute's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Letter(s) of Recommendation 2
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Other Requirements proof of U.S. citizenship or permanent residency status
Transcript of High School Record
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 3.5

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Webb Institute?

Students admitted to Webb Institute have an average unweighted GPA of 4.0. Webb Institute considers weighted GPA scores from incomging students.

Out of all students that were admitted, 27% submitted a class rank. At Webb Institute 100% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At Webb Institute, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA 90%
3.75 and 3.99 ––
3.50 and 3.74 ––
3.25 and 3.49 ––
3.00 and 3.24 ––
2.50 and 2.9 ––
2.00 and 2.49 ––

This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.

Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Webb Institute directly.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Webb Institute considers ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

Webb Institute is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2022, 50% of Webb Institute's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 31% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for Webb Institute?

To be competitive with other Webb Institute applicants, you should strive to earn between 1400 and 1500 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Webb Institute 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1500 and 25% of scored lower than 1400, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Webb Institute students scored 770 or higher and 75% of students scored 670 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Webb Institute students scored 720 or higher, and 75% scored a 670 or higher.

What is a Good ACT Score for Webb Institute?

To be most competitive at Webb Institute, you should strive to earn between 31 and 35 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 35 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Webb Institute's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 35, and three out of four students scored lower than 35 on the ACT.

A 31 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Webb Institute students. Only one out of every four students scored below 31.

Want To Bring Up Your ACT Score? Access ACT practice tests and study tips and see upcoming ACT test dates.

More Information on Transferring to Webb Institute

For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is January 15. Applicants should hear back by March 15.

Transfer students can enroll in Webb Institute during the following terms:

• Fall Term

Webb Institute Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Webb Institute?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Webb Institute.

Does Webb Institute accept transfer credits?

❌ Webb Institute does not accept transfer credits from accredited institutions.

Does Webb Institute accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Webb Institute accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits but does not accept Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Webb Institute?

✅ Webb Institute is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.

What is Webb Institute's acceptance rate?

✅ Webb Institute's acceptance rate is 20%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Webb Institute?

✅ Webb Institute's early decision acceptance rate was 19% in 2021.

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How hard is it to get into Webb Institute? Webb Institute is a selective institution. The Webb Institute acceptance rate is 20%. This means that the institution accepts 20 out of every 100 applicants.


Webb Institute Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jan 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Jan 15

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Webb Institute is Jan 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Webb Institute is Jan 15.

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

Webb Institute SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1400 - 1500


Math SAT Range

720 - 770


Reading SAT Range

670 - 720

Webb Institute GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Webb Institute, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 4.0. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

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