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Webster University

St. Louis, MO 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate56%

Webster University Admissions

The university admitted 56% of all applicants in 2022. Last year, 3,627 students applied to Webster University and 2,043 were admitted.

If you want to apply to Webster University, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.

Students who apply to Webster University for fall should anticipate a decision by September 15.

Webster University Admissions Stats at a Glance

The following is an overiew of some of Webster University's admissions stats.

Webster University 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.6
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 10%
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 8%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 43%
Waitlist No

Webster University Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Webster University.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action No

Considering Applying Early to Webster University?

Webster University does not offer early decision or early action.

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

More on Webster University Admissions

Transferring to Webster University

For more information on transferring to Webster University, contact the school directly.

For Students Waitlisted to Webster University

Webster University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Webster University?

Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are are most important in the admissions process. When assembling 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're strong.

Admissions Factors at Webster University

Wondering what factors are considered by Webster University 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
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
Standardized Test Scores Important
Talent/Ability Important
Class Rank Considered
Application Essay Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered

Make sure to check with Webster University for more information on admission factors.

Webster University Application Requirements

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

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Transcript(S) of College Record
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Webster University?

Students admitted to Webster University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.6. Webster University considers weighted GPA scores from incomging students.

Out of all students that were admitted, 30% submitted a class rank. At Webster University 10% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 36% were in the top 25% and 59% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At Webster University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA 28%
3.75 and 3.99 21%
3.50 and 3.74 14%
3.25 and 3.49 15%
3.00 and 3.24 9%
2.50 and 2.9 10%
2.00 and 2.49 3%

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 Webster University 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

Webster University 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, 8% of Webster University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 43% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for Webster University?

To be competitive with other Webster University applicants, you should aim to earn between 100 and 1295 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Webster University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1295 and 25% of scored lower than 100, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Webster University students scored 650 or higher and 75% of students scored 532.5 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Webster University students scored 675 or higher, and 75% scored a 532.5 or higher.

To be most competitive at Webster University, you should strive to earn between 20 and 27 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 27 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Webster University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 27, and three out of four students scored lower than 27 on the ACT.

A 20 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Webster University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 20.

More Information on Transferring to Webster University

For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is July 1.

Transfer students can enroll in Webster University during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Winter Term

• Spring Term

• Winter Term

• Summer Term

Webster University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Webster University?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Webster University.

Does Webster University accept transfer credits?

✅ Webster University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Webster University accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES

Does Webster University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Webster University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Webster University?

✅ Webster University is not test optional.

What is Webster University's acceptance rate?

✅ The acceptance rate for Webster University is 56%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Webster University?

❌ Webster University does not offer early decision.

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Webster University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

Jul 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Webster University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Webster University is Jul 1.

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

Webster University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

100 - 1295


Math SAT Range

483 - 650


Reading SAT Range

533 - 675

Webster University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Webster University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.65. 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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