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Webster University Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Webster University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
53.6%
Admission Difficulty for Webster University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsChallenging
Applicant CompetitionAverage

How hard is it to get into Webster University and can I get accepted? The school has a 54% acceptance rate ranking it #10 in Missouri for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,506 out of 2,812 applicants were admitted making Webster University a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 40 percent. Webster University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 34% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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Webster University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1120-1310
Applicants Submitting SAT
6%
SAT Scores for Webster University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 580
SAT Math 25th 540
SAT Composite 25th 1120
SAT Scores for Webster University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 690
SAT Math 75th 620
SAT Composite 75th 1310
Average SAT Score 1220

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Webster University?

Webster University typically requires applicants to be in the top 37 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1120 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1020. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1220 out of 1600. The school ranks #14 in Missouri for highest average SAT composite score. 6 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Webster University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1310 and Above Good >67%
1215 to 1310 Avg + 54%-67%
1120 to 1215 Avg - 41%-54%
1025 to 1120 Reach 29%-41%
Less than 1025 Low <29%
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Webster University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
21-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT
91%
ACT Scores for Webster University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 21
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 21
ACT Scores for Webster University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 28
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 26
Average ACT Score 23

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Webster University?

Admission data indicates that Webster University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #20 in Missouri for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 91 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Webster University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Webster University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >69%
23 to 26 Avg + 54%-69%
21 to 23 Avg - 43%-54%
19 to 21 Reach 33%-43%
Less than 19 Low <33%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.46
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need above average high school grades to get into Webster University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Webster University was 3.46 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #15 in Missouri for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Webster University accepts 54% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Webster University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 34% Good
3.50 to 3.75 15% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 15% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 13% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 17% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 6% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

79% of Webster University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Webster University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 20%
Top 25% of class 45%
Top 50% of class 79%
Bottom 50% of class 21%
Bottom 25% of class 7%

Admission Statistics

Webster University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,715 1,093 2,812
Accepted 897 605 1,506
Acceptance Rate 52% 55% 54%
Enrolled 296 218 514
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 33% 36% 34%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 1, 2020
Days left to Apply
289

Applicants have 289 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2020.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Webster University before the Aug 1 application deadline.

SAT Test Date Scores Available
Nov 2 Nov 15
Dec 7 Dec 20
Mar 14 Mar 27
May 2 May 15
Jun 6 Jul 15
ACT Test Date Scores Available
Oct 26 Nov 14
Dec 14 Dec 24
Feb 8 Feb 19
Apr 4 Apr 14
Jun 13 Jun 23
Jul 18 Jul 28

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Webster University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Webster University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Required

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Webster University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

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