Webb Institute campus

Overview

Applicants
105
Acceptance Rate
36%
Average HS GPA
4.20

GPA Breakdown

92%
Over 3.75
4%
3.25 - 3.49
4%
3.00 - 3.24

Test Scores

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SAT Reading
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
670 - 730
SAT Math
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
750 - 770
SAT Writing
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
680 - 730
ACT Composite
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
30 - 33

Testing Policies


ACT Writing Policy
ACT with or without Writing accepted

SAT Essay Policy
SAT with Essay component recommended

Deadlines

Early Decision
October 15

Regular
February 15

Other Admission Factors

Academic

Rigor of Secondary School Record
Class Rank
Academic GPA
Standardized Test Scores
Recommendation(s)
Non-Academic

Interview
Character / Personal Qualities
Level of applicant's interest

Selectivity Rating

Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
8:1
Total Faculty
14
with Terminal Degree
11

13
Men
1
Women

Most frequent class size
20 - 29
Most frequent lab / sub section size
2 - 9


Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
63%
Graduate in 5 years
74%
Graduate in 6 years
74%

Majors

  • Engineering

  • Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering
  • Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering


Students Say

As Webb Institute proudly boasts: "If you can design a ship, you can design anything." All graduates of this unique Long Island engineering school receive a full tuition scholarship and leave with a dual degree in naval architecture and marine engineering, with paid internships required during every academic year. This eventually lands each student on a pillowy bed made of a 100 percent job placement rate. The curriculum is "intense," but the academics tie in well with the winter work terms: "Work terms give each student a feel for industry sectors and allow them to make improved career decisions when selecting a first job," says a student. "You'll learn something in the classroom and then see it in action." Students find this incredibly valuable; "not only do you know how things work, you understand why they work."

From the second you walk in the door you know that Webb Institute is all about boats. Students "are surrounded by ship models, half hulls on the walls, and people who are all interested in ships, boats, cutters, yachts, and anything else that goes in the water." The professors are "brilliant," and since they all have practical experience they are "able to make our education applicable to what we'll be doing once we graduate." There are only four classrooms at Webb (one for each class); desks are in the back, chairs for class are in the front. Students do their homework at their desk in the classroom, surrounded by classmates, and if help is needed on a problem, "all you have to do is look up and ask the room."

The specialized tools that are made available to students are what "most schools could only dream of buying," and the level of trust from the staff means students can freely take advantage of such resources as the towing tank and student garage. "We are allowed, within reason, to use any shop as we please," says one. The student body at Webb functions based on an honor code, creating a "safe and supportive environment" which "allows our professors to give us take home tests knowing that no one will cheat." "I fully trust any individual at Webb," says a student. You also "cannot beat the alumni network here," which readily helps students find jobs, lodging, and anything else they need.


Degrees

Bachelor's

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Network
Classes
Internships
Regional Alumni
Opportunities at School

Internship

Notable Faculty


Academic Rating

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
63%
Graduate in 5 years
74%
Graduate in 6 years
74%

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Network
Classes
Internships
Regional Alumni
Opportunities at School

Internship

ROI & Outcomes

Information from PayScale:

Starting Median Salary (Up to Bachelor's degree completed, only)
$65,400

Mid-Career Median Salary (Up to Bachelor's degree completed, only)
$105,000

Students Say

With only one academic major and a mandatory internship program, Webb has a pretty established reputation for the students it sends out into the world, and a one hundred percent job placement rate reflects this. “Webb Institute is THE college for Naval Architecture, and a job offer is basically guaranteed after graduating.” The focus is on preparing the students for a marine engineering or naval architecture job by teaching them everything they might need to know, and students can expect one-on-one attention when lining up a post-graduation job. “Webb students are very prepared for a future career,” says one.

Colleges that Create Futures

Dates

Application Deadlines
Jul 1
Notification Date
Aug 1

Required Forms

Business Farm Supp
FAFSA
School

Bottom Line

Every Webb student receives a full-tuition scholarship founded by Mr. Webb, and continued by the generous contributions of alumni/ae, friends of Webb, parents, corporations, and the U.S. government. All admitted students also get paid for two months of internships every year. The only costs are room, board, books, and supplies, which come to $14,150 each year. You can also expect to pay another $3,775 in personal expenses (including transportation and a laptop). There are some additional scholarships available to deserving students to help defray these costs, and if a student needs additional financial assistance, the school recommends pursuing federal grants and loans (and they’ll help you do so).

Bang For Your Buck

Webb’s full-tuition scholarship creates the lowest average student loan indebtedness of any four-year college in the nation besides the military academies. Job prospects are phenomenal; every Webb student goes to work in the marine industry for two months every year, creating a professional network and résumé content of eight months or more industry experience. In part due to this experience, as well as the school’s specialized nature and excellent reputation, every graduate has a job at graduation or within two months after.

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$2,000

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$2,000

Average Need-Based Loan
$4,505

Average amount of each freshman scholarship/grant package
$43,544

Financial aid provided to international students
No

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition (In-State)
$0
Tuition (Out-of-State)
$47,000
Required Fees
$400
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$700

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
Transportation for Commuters

On-Campus Room and Board
$14,400
Comprehensive Fee

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodology
Federal

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 

Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based State Scholarships

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs
Direct PLUS Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
No

Direct Lender
No

Financial Aid Rating

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
91
Foreign Countries Represented
4

Demographics

10.99%
Asian
76.92%
Caucasian
3.30%
Unknown
1.10%
International

19% female
81% male
80% are out of state
100% are full time
0% are part time

Students Say

Given that there are only about ninety students total, students "become best friends very quickly, giving everyone great support systems both academically and socially." "My classmates are like a family to me," says one. "They are all smart, capable people who work hard and play hard." As another person puts it, "You can tell people apart by the sound of their footsteps." Students come from around the country (and the world in some cases) which "brings different views together and creates a good mix within the student body." Though academic stress can arise, students find easy comfort in each other. "We have all come for the same reasons, and most of us enjoy the same stuff. Therefore, we all have similar quirks and use these to entertain ourselves."

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
100%
Help finding off-campus housing
No

First-Year Students living on campus
100%

Campus Environment
Village

Housing Options

Dorms Coed
Dorms Female
Dorms Male

Students Say

All students live on campus during their time at Webb, and while "most of the day is devoted to work," there are several comfortable lounges with large television sets that are open 24/7 and a gym "not too far away." The campus has a pub that includes a pool table, darts, and a ping pong table, and sailing, kitesurfing, waterskiing, and other water sports are predictably popular Everyone participates in the student-run government, and extracurriculars are rampant; "if students want to do something, they take it upon themselves to make it happen" (no skill or prior experience is required to join any team at Webb). You "have to really push yourself to get work done to the point where you can leave on a weekend." However, students often tend to mix work and play in smaller increments, which is more doable. Proximity to New York City makes it easy for students to take day trips on weekends if they choose. In addition, "the school offers sponsored trips into the city to see cultural events like Broadway shows or symphony performances several times per semester."

Special Needs Admissions


College Entrance Tests Required
No

Interview Required
No

Special Need Services Offered


Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
4
Number of Honor Societies
0

Number of Social Sororities
0
Number of Religious Organizations
0

Sports

Athletic Division
Other

24% participate in intramural sports
60% participate in intercollegiate sports

Men's Sports (Clippers)
5 Sports

Basketball
Sailing
Soccer
Tennis
Volleyball
Women's Sports (Clippers)
5 Sports

Basketball
Sailing
Soccer
Tennis
Volleyball

Student Services


Sustainability


Campus Security Report

Campus Security Report

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety

The Princeton Review publishes links directly to each school's Campus Security Reports where available. Applicants can also access all school-specific campus safety information using the Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool provided by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education: http://ope.ed.gov/security


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

Email and Web Access Available
Yes

% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet
100

Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms
6

Average Number of PC's per Lab
25

Network Access in Dorm Rooms
Yes

Network Access in Dorm Lounges
Yes

Fee for Network Use
No

Student Web Pages Permitted
No

Student Web Pages Provided
No

Partnerships with Technology Companies
No

Online Class Registration Available
No

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Require Undergraduates to Own Computers
Yes

Undergraduates that Own Computers
100%

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
Yes

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses
No

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations
No

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Lauri D'Ambra
Assistant Director of Admissions

Address
298 Crescent Beach Road
Glen Cove, NY 11542

Phone
516-671-8355

Email
admissions@webb.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Stevenson Taylor Hall
Brockett Pub
Waterfront Facility
Robinson Model Tank

Most Popular Places Off Campus
New York City

Campus Tours

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: Varies
Average Length: 1 hour

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
No

Information Sessions
Not Available

Times

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Available

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
LaGuardia Airport, New York City