Brand Platform | Webster University

The Global Impact of Webster University


Webster University, a worldwide institution, ensures high-quality learning experiences that transform students for global citizenship and individual excellence.


Our vision is to be a premier U.S.-based international university setting a distinct standard for global education.


  • Students - By sustaining a personalized approach to a global, student-centered education through small classes, close relationships with faculty and staff, and attention to student life.
  • Learning - By developing educational programs that join theory and practice, provide an international perspective, encourage creativity and scholarship, and foster a lifelong desire to learn and actively serve communities and the world.
  • Diversity and Inclusion - By creating an environment accessible to individuals of diverse cultures, ages, and socioeconomic backgrounds and instilling in students a respect for diversity and an understanding of their own and others’ values.
  • Global Citizenship - By educating a diverse population locally, nationally, and internationally, acting responsibly toward the environment to foster a sustainable future, and strengthening the communities we serve.

Our Global Impact Position

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 students studying at campus locations in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa and in a robust learning environment online. The university is committed to ensuring high-quality learning experiences that transform students for global citizenship and individual excellence.

Our Global Impact Personality

As a strong, truly international university, Webster provides uniquely global experiences, which prepare our students to lead in their communities and around the world. Webster integrates academics and operations in innovative ways to achieve excellence in academic and administrative programs, services, and graduates.

Our Global Impact Attributes

Webster University adopts mission-focused strategies that help meet the needs of our students and the communities we serve. We do this through a global mindset that welcomes cultural immersion, new ways of living and thinking, and education that opens our students to the world and in turn, opens the world to our students.

Webster University campus locations are part of a powerful network of information sharing and social and cultural exchange. Ultimately, they provide a location for knowledge creation, preservation and dissemination on a local and global scale.

Webster provides uniquely global experiences that prepare our students to lead as global citizens. Together, students, faculty, staff and alumni create an intentional future – one that advances Webster’s vision and mission into the next century by anticipating and serving the needs of our local communities.

Webster University is a dynamic and strong global institution. Faculty teaching, scholarship, research, artistic endeavors, curriculum development, and service support our culture of academic excellence across the network.

An integrated and highly functioning infrastructure, policies, systems, and actions support our culture of operational excellence across the network.

Our inviting global campus environment attracts students from diverse cultures, ages, and socioeconomic backgrounds and instills in them a respect for diversity and an understanding of their own and others' values.

We attract diverse, interesting and accomplished students, faculty and staff who thrive in and contribute to the premier global network for learning. Our students, faculty and staff are committed to their local communities and enjoy building connections to friends and colleagues around the world.

Our action-oriented community of faculty, staff and graduates are equipped to work well with people of all cultures and be successful in their chosen careers anywhere in the world.

Our Global Impact Promise

Our students deserve the highest level of academic excellence. We commit to providing the degree programs and academic enrichment opportunities to help our diverse student population embrace their individual talents and strengths to achieve success. At Webster University, our focus is on student learning.

Our programs reflect global academic excellence and are purposefully structured to help students succeed in their lives and in their careers.

Our distinguished faculty provides a balance of global scholarship and professional experience to bring first-class, real-world knowledge to their classrooms.

Our small, highly interactive classes encourage innovation, collaboration and self-expression.

Our faculty and staff at each campus location have strong local and international connections and are committed to providing unparalleled personal service to our students.

Our students, faculty and staff have exceptional opportunities to connect with people from around the world.

Our learning environment embraces an appreciation for diversity and inclusion based on race, color, creed, national origin, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, socioeconomic status, disability, religion or military status.

Our more than 176,000 alumni form an elite global network of accomplished and connected citizens, equipped to advance their current careers, start a new career or expand their business to new markets.

Our Global Impact Characteristics

Webster University – St. Louis

Webster University – St. Louis is the exciting and vibrant residential home campus where Webster was founded in 1915. Distinguished as a truly global university, faculty, staff, students and alumni connect with each other in St. Louis and around the globe in a dynamic and diverse learning environment driven by knowledge, ideas and creativity. Small classes and personal attention are the hallmark of the Webster University experience – at the home campus, locations around the world or online.

Webster University – Global

Students have access to classes taught in English by Webster University faculty from across the world resulting in a Webster University degree. With campuses in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa, Webster University is recognized as a leader in international education, and its global orientation dates back to the early 1900s. Small classes and personal attention are the hallmark of the Webster University experience – at locations around the world or online. Webster’s global locations are as distinctive as the regions they serve and as diverse as the world of Webster itself.

Webster University – Military

Webster University and the U.S. Department of Defense have worked together for over 40 years to provide high-quality, cost-effective graduate programs at military installations, online and other locations throughout the country. Webster works to personalize education to meet specific goals and schedule demands of our military students while maintaining full-time employment or actively serving in the military. Quality academic programs help military members advance in their careers or transition to private sector success. Our distinguished alumni include thousands of military personnel as well as retired military. Webster University is recognized as a leader in adult and military education.

Webster University – Metro

Webster University’s Metropolitan campus locations offer convenient and flexible class scheduling with outstanding, market-responsive academic programming for busy adult students, allowing them to balance higher education goals with work and family responsibilities. We provide multiple campus locations and online courses to improve the quality of life for our students and their families. New academic programs are introduced to enrich the communities we serve and provide education for advanced careers to keep up with a changing job market.

Webster University – Online

Webster University, a pioneer in developing online academic programs since 1999, offers a robust online learning environment - one that engages faculty and students from around the world in a dynamic and engaging university experience. Webster's online WorldClassRoom affords students access to the same high quality faculty who teach in our traditional classrooms. Hosted discussions, small classes, blogs and journals help to maintain a personal atmosphere for students. Most of our 9,000 online students take a combination of on-ground and online courses. With WorldClassRoom, students may take courses from anywhere in the world with online access.


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