Located in Glen Cove, NY on the Long Island Sound, Webb
Institute is a unique, top-ranked undergraduate institution offering one
academic option, a double major in Naval Architecture and Marine
Engineering. It is also the only full-tuition scholarship private
undergraduate program of its kind in the country.
Webb Institute is a national asset. The school s rigorous academic program
and full-tuition scholarships are testament to the foresight, generosity and
greatness of its founder.
Student enrolment: 90 undergraduates
Faculty: 10 full-time teaching faculty. The student to faculty ratio is
about 8:1. There are no teaching assistants at Webb: The faculty are the
instructors in both the classrooms and laboratories, and they maintain "open
door" policies in support of student success.
Job placement: Our job placement rate is 100 percent. Graduate-school
placement is also high: Change Magazine has ranked Webb fifth in the nation
as a source of empirical science Ph. D. s.
Tuition: It s true: all students admitted to Webb receive a four-year, full
tuition scholarship. Costs are limited to room, board, books, laptop and
The school is known for its programs in engineering.
Webb Institute Selectivity
Webb Institute is an open-admission school.
The school maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better
than most colleges. The full-time faculty at Webb Institute is well-paid,
which often goes with faculty quality.
The school had 91 enrolled students in 2007. A very high share of students
at Webb Institute are male.
The school has a residential or campus feel. Webb Institute offers dorm
rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. The
school offers students meal plans.
The school reports its educational mission is:
"To prepare graduates for prominent careers by: ? Providing a rigorous
education in the principles of engineering and a broad-based knowledge of
the fundamentals of naval architecture and marine engineering; ? Developing
skills that will enable graduates to become leaders in and make significant
contributions to their chosen profession and to the social environment in
which it functions; ? Instilling in our graduates the highest ethical
standards and sense of professionalism; Cultivating curiosity in the arts,
sciences, and humanities, and providing the background and encouragement
necessary to support life-long learning. "
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