News & Recognitions
Webster University, founded in 1915 with its home campus based in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, is the only Tier 1, private, nonprofit university with campus locations around the world including metropolitan, military, online and corporate, as well as American-style traditional campuses in North America, Europe and Asia.
U.S. News and World Report
Webster University continuously ranks in the top tier of the Midwest region of the U.S. News and World Report college rankings, moving up to 24 in the 2013 edition, while the Study Abroad program again received special recognition (see below). Webster's nursing and nurse anesthesia graduate programs ranked as two of the nation's best graduate schools and programs in U.S. News and World Report in 2011.
The publication's 2013 Best Online Programs report ranks Webster University’s online graduate education programs 1st in Missouri and 27th nationwide. Online graduate business programs rank 3rd in Missouri and 62nd nationwide.
Webster is recognized among America's Best Colleges as ranked by Forbes magazine for three consecutive years.
Webster University, with campuses in North America, Europe and Asia, has been recognized
as a leader in international education for more than 30 years.
U.S. News and World Report
Study Abroad programs rank in the top 2 percent of the 1,600 colleges and universities surveyed in the “America’s Best Colleges” 2013 edition of U.S. News & World Report. The distinction recognizes study abroad programs that involve substantial academic work for credit and considerable interaction between the student and the culture.
Institute of International Education's Open Doors
The Institute of International Education’s (IIE) annual Open Doors report ranked Webster ninth among all U.S. master’s degree-granting institutions for study abroad of a semester-long duration, and first in the same category among Midwestern institutions.
Webster University and the U.S. Department of Defense have worked together for nearly
40 years to provide high-quality and cost-effective graduate programs at military
installations and other locations throughout the country.
Our distinguished alumni include more than 200 active duty and retired generals and admirals, including several at the Pentagon and Joint Chiefs of Staff and thousands of military personnel as well as retired military.
The university has been recognized as a military-friendly school by G.I. Jobs magazine for the past several years.
The Military Times named Webster University to its “2013 Best for Vets: Colleges” list, based on a survey of more than 650 schools.
Military Advanced Education
Once again in 2013 Military Advanced Education magazine recognized Webster as a top school for military students.
Webster University is also known for providing an environment in which diverse graduate
students can be successful and earn degrees.
Diverse: Issues in Higher Education
Webster University's graduate degree-seeking student population represents the largest number of individuals of diverse backgrounds among all traditional, non-profit U.S. higher education institutions, according to a 2011 survey published in Diverse: Issues in Higher Education (DIHE). The "Top 100 Degree Producers" survey for 2011 is the only national report of graduate degrees earned by African American, Hispanic, Asian American and American Indian students by U.S. colleges and universities. Webster has consistently achieved top rankings since DIHE began publishing the survey in 1991.
Investing in the staff and faculty at Webster is critical to the success and future
of the University and remains a priority throughout the campus network.
The Chronicle of Higher Education
Webster University is one of the best colleges to work for , according to the fifth annual workplace survey by The Chronicle of Higher Education – one of the most respected publications serving the academic community. Webster has received top honors in The Chronicle's annual survey every year since its inception in 2008.
Founded in 1915, Webster's main campus in St. Louis is an exciting and vibrant residential
campus the serves as an international hub for faculty, staff, students, alumni and
influential community leaders.
Webster University is a proud member of our community and has been recognized as a partner in the growth and development of our hometown.
St. Louis Regional Commerce and Growth Association (RCGA)
The St. Louis RCGA awarded Webster University the prestigious RCGA Greater St. Louis Top 50 Award for the sixth consecutive year.