#4 Best Private Colleges in Missouri

Webster University

Saint Louis, Missouri

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Webster University overview
Location Saint Louis, Missouri
Online webster.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large Suburban
Webster University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Webster University, located in Saint Louis, Missouri, is a private institution established in 1915 with a campus noted for its blend of historic architecture and modern facilities. Nestled in a suburban setting, the university offers a serene academic environment within close proximity to the cultural and business hubs of the greater St. Louis area. Webster University is characterized by a diverse undergraduate curriculum with a notable emphasis on international education programs. The university provides an array of undergraduate and graduate programs, with a particular prominence in its communications and business degrees. Webster accommodates students in on-campus housing options, reflecting the institution's focus on building an inclusive educational setting. While the university maintains a moderately selective admission policy, it remains accessible to a varied population of students. Not far from its main campus, Webster University's athletic teams, which do not have any high-profile athletic distinctions, compete in collegiate sports.

In the most recent statistical year 3,768 prospective students applied, and 2,076 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 428 enrolled in the school.  3,095 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 3,301 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $29,640 plus fees of $200. Webster University is ranked 344 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2024 U.S. Colleges Ranking.












Webster University is rated within the top 38% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 7 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards

Webster University overview
SAT 1026/1315
ACT 19/27
GPA 3.64

Applications Accepted

Webster University overview
Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Average
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for Webster University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$200
Room and Board $12,398
Budget for Other Expenses$9,264
Total One Year Cost$52,502

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$46,800 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

61% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Webster University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 33%
Visual and Performing Arts 13%
Communication 12%
Social Sciences 9%
Psychology 8%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=179894 IPEDS survey data for Webster University.

Current students may use the Webster University GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.