Webster University

Webster Groves, Missouri, United States
You are unique, so is Webster. From our historic Webster Groves campus to locations worldwide, every Webster University campus is inviting and personal — with an esteemed student-focused faculty. Our programs are flexible and our reach is global; both our students and faculty are from around the world creating a diverse learning environment.

About

History

Webster has an extraordinary history that reflects a commitment to serving people who may not otherwise have access to quality education.

Founded in 1915: in St. Louis, Missouri, by Sisters of Loretto, a Catholic religious organization, Webster College (originally named Loretto College) was one of the first Catholic women's colleges west of the Mississippi River.

Education

Distinctive learning

  • Global feature in academic programs. Globalized curriculum is our distinctive hallmark
  • Academic programs engage your mind and stimulate your understanding beyond your home country and culture
  • Every student experiences a global learning component
  • Every student is exposed to a worldwide network of fellow students who live, work and study around the U.S., Europe, Africa and Asia
  • Learn in class today and apply it in real life tomorrow
  • Five schools and colleges: Arts & Sciences; Business & Technology; Communications; Education; and Fine Arts

Master's Programmes

Journalism & Media (2)
Medicine & Health (2)
Social Sciences (2)
Computer Science & IT (1)
Engineering & Technology (1)
Humanities (1)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)

Services

Student services

The Dean of Students Office is comprised of Student Affairs professionals who assist students, faculty, staff and campus administration with questions or concerns pertaining to relevant policies and procedures and help identify the appropriate campus resources to help resolve student problems.

Housing services

It is a well-known fact that new college students who live on campus have higher GPAs, become more involved in campus activities, and are more likely to earn a diploma than those who live off-campus.

To maximize this advantage, Webster University built two new residence halls at the main campus in the historic St. Louis suburb of Webster Groves. These halls, East and West Hall, opened in Fall 2006. Additionally, Maria Hall underwent a $4 million renovation in 2008, and brand new furniture was installed in 2008 in the Webster Village Apartments complex.

Library services

The Webster University Library offers you numerous services and resources. Through the Library website, Webster University students, faculty, and staff have access to the online library catalog, tutorials, electronic reserves, and over 160 databases. The library also offers a diverse collection of print and electronic books to meet the research needs of you and your students.

ICT services

The Webster University IT Service Desk serves as a single point of contact between users and technology service staff in order to provide users with the most efficient support possible in regards to their technology questions and issues.

Medical services

Webster University's Student Health Services Department is a nurse-directed clinic staffed by a Registered Nurse. The Registered Nurse provides medical treatment of minor illness and injuries for the University students. All services are confidential and treatment is free of charge.

Student Life

Campus life

Minutes from downtown St. Louis, Missouri, The Webster University home campus is nestled in Webster Groves, a charming and historic residential suburb. Webster's commitment to small class sizes and abundance of events throughout the year, students have the opportunity to share in a rich educational experience. State-of-the-art academic buildings, architecturally significant structures that house various university departments, a modern library, and student center combine to create a picturesque learning environment.

Sports facilities

Since it's grand opening in 1992 Grant Gymnasium has served as the home for Gorlok Athletics.  The facility holds games for Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball, and Volleyball along with numerous other Athletic Department events and student activities.

Student clubs

The Office of Student Engagement oversees four main areas of student advocacy and programming on the Webster University Main campus. Those are:

  • Commuter Council
  • Campus Activities - large scale programming including concerts, featured speakers, homecoming events and intramurals
  • Student Government Association
  • Student Organizations

Accreditation

Webster University is a private, nonprofit, accredited liberal arts university recognized for its diversity, inclusion and global orientation. This worldwide institution's mission is bold, and appropriate for these times: To ensure high-quality learning experiences that transform students for global citizenship and individual excellence.

Webster Groves, Missouri, United States

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