Webster University

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

470 East Lockwood Avenue

St. Louis, MO 63119-3194

(314) 968-6991

(800) 753-6765

Fax: (314) 968-7115

Contact: Niel DeVasto

Director of Undergraduate Admissions
Main Address

470 East Lockwood Avenue

St. Louis, MO 63119-3194

(314) 968-6900


Total undergrads: 3,584

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 419

Degree-seeking undergrads: 3,463

Graduate enrollment: 4,426


Suburban setting

Large city (250,000 – 499,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $35

Online application fee: $35
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 57%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 77%

College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

American Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Acting B
Art – General B
Dance B
Directing/Theatrical Production B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Film Production/Cinematography B
Film Studies B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B
Musical theater B
Photography B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B,C
Accounting/Finance B
Business – General B
Business Administration/Management B
Finance/Banking B
International Business B
Marketing Management B,C

Communications & Journalism

Advertising B
Broadcast Journalism B
Communications/Rhetoric B
Digital Communications/Multimedia B
Journalism B
Media literacy B
Public Relations B

Communications Technologies

Recording Arts Technology B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Web/Multimedia Design C


Education – General B
Music Teacher Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B
Technical/Business Writing C

Foreign Language & Literature

Foreign Language & Literature – General B
French B
German B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Art Therapy C
Nursing (RN) B


History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Law & Legal Studies – General B
Paralegal/Legal Assistance B,C

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Humanities B
Liberal Arts & Sciences B


Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Global Studies B

Philosophy & Religion

Buddhist Studies C
Ethics B
Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B


Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

Anthropology B
Economics B
International Relations B
Political Science/Government B
Social Sciences – General B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Webster University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (314) 968-6900
Website: www.webster.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: www.webster.edu/admissions/
Address: 470 E Lockwood Ave., Saint Louis, MO 63119-3194
Setting: Suburb: Large
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 9,860
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 64%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 12 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 5,119 (52% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $28,700
Out-of-state Tuition: $28,700
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 96%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $20,162

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Webster University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Webster University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 24
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 19513
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 5106
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 12
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 541
Education 142171
English Language and Literature/Letters 21
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 64
Health Professions and Related Programs 223
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 12
Legal Professions and Studies 611
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 12
Mathematics and Statistics 121
Military Technologies and Applied Sciences 21
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 321
Natural Resources and Conservation 121
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 1
Philosophy and Religious Studies 23
Physical Sciences 1
Psychology 12
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 2
Social Sciences 682
Visual and Performing Arts 5216
Grand total 8481591

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Webster University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $28,700
Out-of-state $28,700
Books and supplies $1,000

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $13,500
Out-of-state $13,500

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 464 96%
Grant or scholarship aid 462 96% $20,162
Student loan aid 291 60% $6,343

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 2,318 76% $15,686
Federal student loans 1,584 52% $7,027

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Webster University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Webster University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 2,173 797 1,376
Percent admitted 100% 61% 55%
Percent admitted who enrolled 19% 21% 18%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Webster University Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 9,860
Undergraduate enrollment 2,832
Graduate enrollment 7,028

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Webster University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
    • Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
  • Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs
    • Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

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