Webber International University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$27,030
2.81% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$27,995
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
5.42%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
49%
2,665 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
1,133
81.5% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
30.4%
52 Graduates

About

Webber International University is a higher education institution located in Polk County, FL. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Webber International University were Sport & Fitness Management (28 degrees awarded), Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (15 degrees), and Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (13 degrees).

In 2022, 134 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Webber International University. 41.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 58.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (62 degrees), 2.07 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (30 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Webber International University is $27,030, which is $−1,300 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Webber International University is $27,030, which is $−1,300 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $27,995.

In 2022, 97% of undergraduate students attending Webber International University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 70% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$27,030
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Webber International University was $27,030. The cost of tuition at Webber International University is $−1,300 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

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Average Net Price

$27,995
2022 Value
4.81%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Webber International University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $27,995. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Webber International University grew by 4.81%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,502
Room and Board
$1,344
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Webber International University was of $10,502 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 10.9% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,344. The cost of books and supplies increased by 0.448% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

97%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
70%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

97% of undergraduate students at Webber International University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2021, when 97% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
5.42%
2019 Default Rate
27
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Webber International University was 5.42%, which represents 27 out of the 498 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Webber International University received 2,665 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 48.5% annual growth. Out of those 2,665 applicants, 1,305 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 49% acceptance rate.

There were 1,133 students enrolled at Webber International University in 2022.

Webber International University has an overall enrollment yield of 21.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

49%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
1,305
Accepted Out of 2,665

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Webber International University was 49% (1,305 admissions from 2,665 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 45.7%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 48.5%, while admissions grew by 59%..

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Enrollment

Webber International University had a total enrollment of 1,133 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Webber International University is 923 students and the part-time enrollment is 210. This means that 81.5% of students enrolled at Webber International University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Webber International University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 40.4% White, 31.8% Black or African American, 8.38% Hispanic or Latino, 2.21% Two or More Races, 0.794% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0.706% Asian, and 0.53% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Webber International University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Male (26.6%), followed by White Male (25.3%) and White Female (14.9%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (34.5%), followed by White Female (20.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (10.3%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

81.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Webber International University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,133 students. The full-time enrollment at Webber International University is 923 and the part-time enrollment is 210. This means that 81.5% of students enrolled at Webber International University are enrolled full-time compared with 79.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

67%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Webber International University was 67%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (72%), Webber International University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    458 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    360 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    95 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Webber International University is 40.4% White, 31.8% Black or African American, 8.38% Hispanic or Latino, 2.21% Two or More Races, 0.794% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0.706% Asian, and 0.53% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.3% White, 13.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.1% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 64 students (5.65%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 22 fewer women than men received degrees from Webber International University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Webber International University is white (62 degrees awarded). There were 2.07 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (30 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Webber International University is Sport & Fitness Management (28 degrees awarded), followed by Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (15 degrees) and Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (13 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Webber International University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (52 degrees awarded), Protective Services (16 degrees), and Business (46 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Webber International University are Accountants & auditors (1,067,716 people), Other managers (896,668 people), Software developers (680,956 people), Financial managers (528,131 people), and Chief executives & legislators (436,269 people).

The most specialized majors at Webber International University in 2022 are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (52 degrees awarded), Protective Services (16 degrees), Business (46 degrees), Psychology (6 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (7 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Webber International University are Surgeons, Physicians, Photographic process workers & processing machine operators, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Architectural & engineering managers

The most specialized majors at Webber International University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (52 degrees awarded), Protective Services (16 degrees), Business (46 degrees), Psychology (6 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (7 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Webber International University are Computer Systems Design (1,101,804 people), Elementary & secondary schools (955,944 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (608,142 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (590,634 people), and Banking & related activities (573,855 people).

The most specialized majors at Webber International University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (52 degrees awarded), Protective Services (16 degrees), Business (46 degrees), Psychology (6 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (7 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Webber International University.

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Webber International University was Sport & Fitness Management with 28 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

78
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
56
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 78 degrees were awarded to men at Webber International University, which is 1.39 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (56).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 27 degrees were awarded to men at Webber International University in Sport & Fitness Management, which is 1.5 times more than the 18 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 18 degrees were awarded to men at Webber International University in Sport & Fitness Management, which is 0.667 times less than the 27 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

31%
100% Completion Time
36%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 31% of students graduating from Webber International University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 36% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 37% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

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American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Webber International University is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 3.85% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    62 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    30 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    11 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Webber International University is white (62 degrees awarded). There were 2.07 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (30 degrees).

2.99% of degree recipients (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Male
    37 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    25 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    19 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Webber International University is white male (37 degrees awarded). There were 1.48 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (25 degrees).

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Operations

Webber International University has an endowment valued at nearly $6.7M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNk (−8.11%) compared to the 0.58% average return (286k on 49.3M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2022, Webber International University had a total salary expenditure of 19.7M. Webber International University employs 17 Assistant professors, 7 Associate professors and 4 Professors. Most academics at Webber International University are Female Assistant professor (10), Male Assistant professor (7), and Male Professor (4).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Webber International University are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 31 employees, Management, with 14 employees, and Sales and related with 11 employees.

Endowment

$6.7M
2022 Endowment
2.38%
decline from 2021

Webber International University has an endowment valued at about $6.7M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Webber International University declined 2.38% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $42.6M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$6.77M
2022 Salaries
10.1%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Webber International University paid a median of $6.77M in salaries, which represents 34.3% of their overall expenditure ($19.7M) and a 10.1% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.7M (37.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.75M
Instructional Salaries
28
Number of Employees

In 2022, Webber International University paid a total of $1.75M to 28 employees working as instructors, which represents 25.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.04M (32.1%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
17 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
31 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Webber International University were Assistant professor with 17 employees, Associate professor with 7 employees, and Professor with 4 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Webber International University were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 31 employees, Management with 14 employees, and Sales and related with 11 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Male Assistant professor
  3. Male Professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Webber International University was Female Assistant professor with 10 employees, Male Assistant professor with 7 employees, and Male Professor with 4 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Webber International University.

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