Mission and Values

Volume 1: 2017.2018

Effective 1 June 2017 through 31 May 2018

Please see the Graduate Catalog Archives for PDF versions of past catalogs.


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.

Core Values


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.


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.