Webb Institute

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298 Crescent Beach Road

Glen Cove, NY 11542-1398

Phone: (516) 671-2213
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Feb. 15
application deadline

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Webb Institute is a private institution that was founded in 1889. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 79, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 26 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar.

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

We provide every entering student with a four year full tuition scholarship and we are the only college in the country devoted to ship design engineering. Webb Institute is also listed in Princeton Review's The Best 376 Colleges.

General Information

School type private, coed college
Year founded 1889
Religious affiliation N/A
Academic calendar semester
Setting suburban
2012 Endowment $49,782,400


When applying to Webb Institute, it's important to note the application deadline is February 15, and the early decision deadline is October 15. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due February 15. The application fee at Webb Institute is $25. It is most selective, with an acceptance rate of 37.8 percent.

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Selectivity most selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 37.8%
Application deadline February 15
SAT/ACT scores must be received by February 15

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Academic Life

The student-faculty ratio at Webb Institute is 7:1, and the school has 48 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 86.8 percent.

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Student-faculty ratio 7:1
4-year graduation rate 92%
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
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Student Life

Webb Institute has a total undergraduate enrollment of 79, with a gender distribution of 81 percent male students and 19 percent female students.

Total enrollment 79
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity N/A
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority N/A
Collegiate athletic association N/A

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Campus Info & Services

Webb Institute offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Webb Institute, 75 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at Webb Institute.

Students who have cars on campus 75%
Health insurance offered No

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Paying for School

At Webb Institute, 18.4 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $5,500.

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Room and board $13,750 (2013-14)
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* Overview details based on 2012 data

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