About Webster

Global. Action-oriented. Academically excellent.

How do we fit a century of academic excellence and a global perspective into every classroom and every course? That's what makes Webster so compelling. We're a private, nonprofit, accredited university that offers a balance of arts, sciences and professional undergraduate and graduate degrees – on campus and online. Webster is one of the most diverse and global universities in the world.

Distinctive student experience

  • Students experience an ideal, student-centered environment with personalized learning
  • Students attend from across the United States and from more than 100 countries
  • Diversity and inclusion are core values—we offer a welcoming environment
  • Average class size consists of 10 students
  • Distinguished faculty members offer the right balance of global scholarship and professional experience 
  • Travel awards available – your opportunity to travel to worldwide Webster locations with Webster faculty and students

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

Distinctive campuses and network 

  • The beautiful and vibrant home campus located in Webster Groves offers undergraduate and graduate programs
  • Students are able to create a unique experience based on each Webster University campus location while being assured of consistent academic quality at each location in each program
  • A global reach with locations around the world and online—offers quality, convenience and access to learning
  • Webster Groves/St. Louis is one node in the worldwide network. Ideas, academic content and contact with students and faculty are constant and free flowing throughout the Webster network

A global, Tier 1, private, nonprofit university

With its home campus in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, Webster University comprises an action-oriented global network of faculty, staff, students and alumni who forge powerful bonds with each other and with their communities around the globe. Founded in 1915, Webster is a private non-profit university with almost 20,000 students studying at campus locations in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa and in a robust learning environment online. The university is committed to delivering high-quality learning experiences that transform students for global citizenship and individual excellence.

Transforming students

Our mission is bold, and appropriate for these times: Webster University, a worldwide institution, ensures high-quality learning experiences that transform students for global citizenship and individual excellence.