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Webb Institute

Glen Cove, NY 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate21%

Webb Institute Admissions

Webb Institute is extremely difficult to get into. In 2022, Webb Institute accepted just 21% of all applicants. Out of 183 applications received in 2023, 38 students were offered admission.

If you want to apply to Webb Institute, the regular decision application deadline is January 18 and the application fee costs $60.

Students who apply to Webb Institute for the fall semester should hear back from Webb Institute by March 31.

Webb Institute Admissions Stats at a Glance

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

Webb Institute 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 4.0
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 20%
Mean SAT Score 1440
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 56%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 28%
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 18 December 15
Early Decision II
Early Action No
Regular Decision Yes 1 18 March 31

Considering Applying Early to Webb Institute?

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.

🗓️ Early Decision I applications are due by October 18 EDI applicants should receive a decision by December 15.

The early decision acceptance rate at Webb Institute is 22%, compared to an overall acceptance rate of 21%. Last year, Webb Institute admitted 10 of the 46 students who applied early decision.

Some students apply early in hopes that it will help their chances of getting in. When you apply early, your application is considered before all the regular decision applicants apply. Applying early may increase the chance of admission, since it is a way to show your interest in a school.

➡️ See 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

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 2022, Webb Institute accepted 21% of students, approximately 38 of the 183 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.

Transferring to Webb Institute

Transfer student admissions is extremely difficult.

For Students Waitlisted to Webb Institute

Webb Institute has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Webb Institute?

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 are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. 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

Curious about the factors that are considered by Webb Institute 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
Character/Personal Qualities Very Important
Class Rank Very Important
Application Essay Very Important
Interview Very Important
Recommendation(s) Very Important
Standardized Test Scores Very Important
Level of Applicant's Interest Very Important
Academic GPA Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
Extracurricular Activities Important
Talent/Ability Important
Volunteer Work Considered
Work Experience Considered

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

Webb Institute Application Requirements

To apply to Webb Institute, all applicants 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)
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, 20% submitted a class rank. At Webb Institute 20% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 80% were in the top 25%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

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

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA 100%
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 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 2022, 56% of Webb Institute's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 28% 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 1390 and 1510 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Webb Institute 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1510 and 25% of scored lower than 1390, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Webb Institute student is 1440.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Webb Institute students scored 770 or higher and 75% of students scored 680 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 680 or higher.

To be most competitive at Webb Institute, you should strive to earn between 33 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 33 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Webb Institute students. Only one out of every four students scored below 33.

More Information on Transferring to Webb Institute

For transfer students, it is extremely difficult to get admitted 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

• Winter Term

• Spring Term

• Winter Term

• Summer 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.

Do I have to submit test scores to Webb Institute?

✅ Webb Institute is not test optional.

What is Webb Institute's acceptance rate?

✅ Webb Institute has an acceptance rate of 21%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Webb Institute?

✅ Webb Institute's early decision acceptance rate was 22% 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 20 out of every 100 applicants.


Webb Institute Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jan 18

Transfer Applications are Due

Jan 15

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Webb Institute is Jan 18.

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

1390 - 1510


Math SAT Range

720 - 770


Reading SAT Range

680 - 740

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1510 and Above


1390 to 1510


1390 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Webb Institute students is 1440. Applicants with SAT scores of 1510 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Webb Institute, while applicants with SAT scores between 1390 to 1510 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1390 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Webb Institute.

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.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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