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Webster University is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Saint Louis, Missouri. Webster is located in a safe and convenient suburb.

$34,711 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
53% Acceptance Rate

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Webster University Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Webster.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#4 Best Value Educational Assessment Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#15 Most Popular Other Education Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#17 Most Popular Teaching English or French Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#49 Most Popular General Education Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Webster University?


Contact details for Webster are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 470 E Lockwood Ave., Saint Louis, MO 63119-3194
Phone: 314-968-6900

How Do I Get Into Webster?

You can apply to Webster online at:

Admission Requirements for Webster

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations considered but not required
SAT or ACT Scores considered but not required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Webster?

53% Acceptance Rate
59% Of Accepted Are Women
21% Submit SAT Scores
The acceptance rate at Webster is 53%, which is a sign that the school is fairly selective. While it may not be as hard to get into as other colleges, you should not take admission for granted.

Approximately 41% of accepted students are men and 59% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 56%, and the acceptance rate for women is 51%.

Average Test Scores

About 21% of students accepted to Webster submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 548 and 650. Math scores were between 530 and 610.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Webster University  ( 548 to 650 )

SAT Math Scores for Webster University  ( 530 to 610 )
Webster received ACT scores from 77% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 20 and 29. Math scores were between 17 and 26. Composite scores were between 20 and 27.

ACT English Scores for Webster University  ( 20 to 29 )
ACT Math Scores for Webster University  ( 17 to 26 )
ACT Composite Scores for Webster University  ( 20 to 27 )

Can I Afford Webster University?

$34,711 Net Price
58% Take Out Loans
4.9% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Webster is $34,711. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Webster, approximately 58% of students took out student loans averaging $7,270 a year. That adds up to $29,080 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Webster is 4.9%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Webster University Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,022 Full-Time Undergraduates
57% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 2,563 undergraduate students at Webster, with 2,022 being full-time and 541 being part-time.


There are also 5,634 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,022 full-time undergraduates at Webster, 43% are male and 57% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Webster University students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 59
Black or African American 226
Hispanic or Latino 126
White 1,340
International Students 46
Other Races/Ethnicities 225

Geographic Diversity

Missouri students aren't the only ones who study at Webster University. At this time, 32 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 67 countries are represented at Webster. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and Uzbekistan.

Online Learning at Webster University

2,746 Took All Classes Online
4,834 Took At Least One Class Online
-7.2% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 4,834 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Webster has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 5th most popular in Missouri for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.

Online Affordability Rankings of Webster

During the most recent year for which we have data, the full-time undergraduate tuition at Webster University was $25,500 for both in-state and out-of-state students. The following table shows how Webster is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are not mostly online.

Major Tuition for In-State Students Tuition for Out-of-State Students
Other Teacher Education & Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas #34 #31
Other Education #50 #50
Other Education #50 #50
Teaching English or French #54 #52
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor #54 #52

Online Growth Rankings of Webster

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Webster University was -7.2%. This is the #1,364 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Webster regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Webster University Teaching Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Curriculum & Instruction 0
General Educational Leadership & Administration 0
Superintendency & Educational System Administration 0
Other Educational Assessment, Evaluation, & Research 0
General Education 0
Educational/Instructional Technology 0
Other Education 0
General Special Education 0
Other Special Education & Teaching 0
Education/Teaching of the Gifted & Talented 0
English & Language Arts Education 0
Mathematics Education 0
Music Education 0
Reading Teacher Education 0
Social Science Teacher Education 0
Other Teacher Education & Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 0
Early Childhood Education 0
Elementary Education 0
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education & Teaching 0
Secondary Education 0
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor 0


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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