Webster University

Saint Louis, MO 63119
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Webster University is one of the fifty-three private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in Missouri. The campus is located in a suburb, in Saint Louis.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 12,736 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 514 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 406 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 79%). Every year 64% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Webster University's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $26,900, and fees were $200. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $26,900 and $200 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge Suburb
Number of Students12,736
Student to Faculty Ratio12:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate79%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 2 23
Master's degree 4 12
Postbaccalaureate certificate 0 1

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1925 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
09/01/2002 - Current
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
03/01/1990 - Current
Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels
05/17/1997 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT1040 to 1253
ACT21 to 26
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Required
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $35
Graduates $50

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$690/credit
In State Students$690/credit
Out of State Students$690/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$730/credit
In State Students$730/credit
Out of State Students$730/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $31,050 $31,050 $31,050
ADN 70 $48,300 $48,300 $48,300
BSN 125 $86,250 $86,250 $86,250
FNP 50 $36,500 $36,500 $36,500
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 95% of Webster University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 38% $4,308
Other Federal Grant 11% $1,917
State Grant & Scholarships 32% $2,299
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 93% $15,280
Federal Student Loans 70% $5,779
Private Loans 8% $12,451


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$18,590
$30,001 to $48,000$19,927
$48,001 to $75,000$21,019
$75,001 to $110,000$24,301
Over $110,000$28,960

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Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Non-resident alien
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Missouri state board of nursing.
Webster University
470 E Lockwood Ave.
Saint Louis, MO 63119

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