If you are considering submitting an application to Webb Institute, the regular decision application deadline is January 15 and the fee for the application is $60.
Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may qualify for for fee waiver for their application.
Students who submit their applications for Fall should receive an admissions decision no later than March 15.
|Webb Institute 2021||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||4.0|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||85%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||78%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||22%|
Webb Institute offers early decision but not early action. Early decision is binding, meaning you must attend if you are admitted, while early action allows you to apply early without committing.
The early decision acceptance rate at Webb Institute is 28%, compared to an overall acceptance rate of 21%. Last year, Webb Institute admitted 12 of the 43 students who applied early decison.
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
It is extremely difficult to get into Webb Institute. 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 21% of all applicants, around 33 of the 157 students who applied.
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.
In 2021, Webb Institute waitlisted 13 students. Of those, 13 eventually received an admissions offer.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining 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 admissions factors where you shine.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Alumni/ae Relations||Not Considered|
|Character/Personal Qualities||Very Important|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Class Rank||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Very Important|
|First Generation||Not Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
To apply, all applicants to Webb Institute must submit the following items. Double check with Webb Institute's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||3.5|
|Other Requirements||√||proof of U.S. citizenship or permanent residency status|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||2|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Webb Institute have an average unweighted GPA of 4.0.
Out of all students that were admitted, 48% submitted a class rank. At Webb Institute 85% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 15% were in the top 25% and 100% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At Webb Institute, student GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||10%|
|3.50 and 3.74||0%|
|3.25 and 3.49||0%|
|3.00 and 3.24||0%|
|2.50 and 2.9||0%|
|2.00 and 2.49||0%|
Webb Institute considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Webb Institute does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2021, 78% of Webb Institute's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 22% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Webb Institute applicants, you should strive to earn between 1440 and 1520 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Webb Institute 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1520 and 25% of scored lower than 1440, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Webb Institute students scored 790 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 740 or higher, and 75% scored a 670 or higher.
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To be most competitive at Webb Institute, you should strive to earn between 33 and 36 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 36 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Webb Institute's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 36, and three out of four students scored lower than 36 on the ACT.
A 33 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Webb Institute students. Only one out of every four students scored below 33.
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For transfer students wishing to start in the Fall, the deadline to apply is February 1. Applicants should hear back by March 15.
Transfer students can enroll in Webb Institute during the following terms: - Fall Term
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 21%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Webb Institute?
Webb Institute's early decision acceptance rate was 28% 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 21%. This means that the institution accepts 21 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Webb Institute is Jan 15.
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
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Webb Institute is 35. Students with an ACT score of 36 and above have a good chance of getting into Webb Institute. Students with an ACT score that falls between 33 and 36 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 33 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
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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