Webster University is a non-profit, private university that was established in 1915. Weber University was originally founded as Loretto College, by the Sisters of Loretto, and was a Catholic women’s college. Today, the school operates as a co-educational, independent, non-denominational university. The educational programs at WU have a liberal arts foundation and aim to prepare students for the real world. Webster University is a global institution that provides aims to provide high quality learning opportunities that prepare students for individual excellence.
Webster offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs through the following colleges and schools:
- College of Arts & Sciences
- George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology
- Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts
- School of Education
- School of Communications
WU has an online program that allows full and part time undergraduate and graduate students to take individual classes, or pursue a degree online. Undergraduate and graduate degrees and certificates can be earned online.