Webster University Ranking Profile

Founded in 1915, Webster University is a top ranking private, nonprofit, international university located in Webster Groves, a suburb of St. Louis, Missouri (USA). The university has international campuses in Geneva (Switzerland), Vienna (Austria), Leiden (the Netherlands), London (United Kingdom), Shanghai, Shenzhen, Chengdu (China), and Cha-am (Thailand).


- Webster University is ranked 24th in the “Regional Universities” (Midwest) category (U.S. News and World Report 2011 Edition).

- Rated 26th in the "Best Universities-Master's"(Midwest) category, according to the America's Best Colleges 2008 edition of U.S. News & World Report. The rankings are based on peer assessment, average freshman retention rate, average graduation rate, percent of classes with fewer than 20 students, student/faculty ratio, percent of faculty who are full time, SAT and ACT scores, etc.

- The Study Abroad Programs receive special recognition in U.S. News “America’s Best Colleges” 2010 Edition. It is ranked in the top 2% of more than 1,400 colleges and universities surveyed.

- Webster University is a Top Tier University in the Midwest, ranked 23rd best university in the “Best Universities-Master’s” (by region) category (USNWR "America's Best Colleges" 2007 edition).

- 42nd among the Best Graduate Nursing Programs - Anesthesia in the US News Graduate Schools ranking 2007.


- Webster University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association (NCA).

- The School of Business and Technology (SBT) received specialized accreditation for its Business and Management programs from the Association for Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

- The Music programs and degrees are fully accredited and approved by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM).

- The Nursing programs and degrees are accredited by the National League for Nursing (NLN).

- The Nurse anesthesia program is accredited by the Council on Accreditation (COA) of nurse anesthesia educational programs.

- The Education programs are accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).