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Webster University - ACT Scores, Costs and Admissions Data

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Webster University Description:

Webster University's main campus is located just outside of Saint Louis, Missouri, although the school has campuses around the globe including China, Thailand, the Netherlands, England and Austria. Students come from 50 states and 129 countries, with a larger graduate than undergraduate population. At the undergraduate level, business, communications, nursing, and psychology are the most popular. Webster has a 15 to 1 student / faculty ratio and an average class size of 11. The school ranks well among master's institutions in the Midwest. On the athletic front, the Webster Gorlok's compete in the NCAA Division III St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SLIAC).

Admissions Data (2012):

Enrollment (2012):

  • Total Enrollment: 18,456 (3,502 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 42% Male / 58% Female
  • 71% Full-time

Costs (2012 - 13):

  • Tuition and Fees: $23,070
  • Books: $1,300 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $9,370
  • Other Expenses: $5,638
  • Total Cost: $39,378

Webster University Financial Aid (2011 - 12):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 90%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 88%
    • Loans: 68%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $15,912
    • Loans: $6,211

Scholarships for Webster University (powered by Cappex.com)

Most Popular Majors:

Business Administration, Communication Studies, International Relations, Nursing, Psychology

Retention and Graduation Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 79%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 47%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 64%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

Webster University Mission Statement:

mission statement from http://www.webster.edu/about/mission.html

"Webster University, a worldwide institution, ensures high quality learning experiences that transform students for global citizenship and individual excellence."

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