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Webster University

St. Louis, MO 4-Year Private
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About Webster University

Webster University Overview

Webster University is a private, nonprofit school in the suburban setting of St. Louis, Missouri. Webster University was founded in 1915 and the school presently has around 2,882 students a year, which includes 2,029 undergrad students. Webster University ensures on-campus housing for up to 800 students. Most students live in off campus housing, and 75% of students spend their weekends on campus.

There are many ways for students to get involved at Webster University!

Love music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Webster University's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? Webster University students can write for the campus newspaper, host a radio show or be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Interested in joining a fraternity or sorority?Webster University has sororities, but does not have fraternities.

Planning to play sports? Webster University has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Webster University on the Student Life page.

2022 Webster University Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Early Action Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Average GPA 3.6
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 21%
Tuition $28,500
Percent of Need Met 75%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $26,372

Is Webster University a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is.

Let's take a closer look at these areas to get a better sense of what Webster University offers and if the school could be the right college for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Webster University

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. Retention measures how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Webster University, around 77% are still enrolled their sophomore year. Around 57% of students who started at Webster University 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% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes for Webster University Grads

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from Webster University by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads.

Check with Webster University directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Webster University

Tuition is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Webster University meets 75% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $26,372 a year.

In 2020, students graduated with an average of $37,323 in student loans for each student with debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Webster University.

Based on this information, is Webster University the school for you? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Webster University a good school for you?

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Where is Webster University?

Webster University is located in the suburban setting of St. Louis, Missouri, in the suburbs of St. Louis.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Webster University and St. Louis are like without leaving home.

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College Info

470 East Lockwood Avenue St. Louis, MO 63119-3194

Campus Setting: Suburban

Webster University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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

Webster University is a member of the Coalition for College.

More than an application, the Coalition provides free tools and resources to help students through the college admissions process, beginning as early as 9th grade.

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Webster University ACT Scores


ACT Range

19 - 27

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Webster University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

978 - 1193


Math SAT Range

455 - 568


Reading SAT Range

500 - 600

Webster University Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Webster University is like? There are approximately 2,882 students enrolled at Webster University, including 2,029 undergraduate students and 853 graduate students. 89% percent of students attend school full-time, 74% percent are from MO and 26% percent of students are from other states.


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