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This private, not-for-profit institute was founded in 1889 and has a very small student body of 104. The entire number of enrolled students is undergraduate students; Male students make up 76% of these and female students make up 24% of the class. The faculty is very small with only 20 instructors altogether.

Overview of Webb Institute

Students can take their off time to learn about the suburb in which Webb Institute is located. They can relax at Pratts Beach and go off-campus to tour the Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center. If they want to leave Glen Cove, they can make the hour+ drive into New York City, where they will have plenty of activities and sights they can enjoy.

General Information

School Type Private not-for-profit
Campus Setting Suburb: Large
Campus Housing Yes
Student Faculty Ratio 9:1
Graduation Rate 73%
Year Founded 1889

Student Enrollment

Total Students104


Undergraduate Student

Male 79
Female 25

Graduate Student

Male NA
Female NA

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Male    75
Female 24


Male    23
Female 10

Acceptance Rate33%

Male 31%
Female 42%

Enrollment 25

Male    21
Female 15
Application Fee $60
High School GPA Required
High School Rank Required
High School Transcripts Required
College Prep Courses Recommended
Recommendations Required
SAT/ACT Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) -
Application Deadline February 1
Common Application Accepted Yes

Tuition Cost & Financial Aid

At Webb Institute, the total price for an education ends up being around $72,700. This includes the in-state and out-of-state tuition of $51,690, books and supplies that generally cost $700, room and board at $15,400, and other expenses of as much as $4,900.

This may end up being too expensive for many students and their families. Once financial aid pays its portion, what is left is called the average net price. For a recent academic year the average net price was $20,311. Below you can see what the cost normally is for families broken down by their income based on the information available from the school.

  • Families earning up to $30,000 pay around $13,955
  • Families earning between $75,001 and $110,000 pay around $19,100
  • Families earning $110,001 and more pay around $20,058

Financial aid helped 26 freshmen students. This was 100% of the freshman class. Students received awards in the average amount of $48,764. Institutional grants and scholarships were also awarded to the entire freshman class in the average amount of $48,350.

Average net price 2017-2018
Net Price $20,311
Average Total Aid $48,764
Students Receiving Financial Aid 100%
Room & Board $15,400

Sticker Price

  • Tuition In-State - $51,690
  • Tuition Out-of-State - $51,690
  • Books and Supplies - $700
  • Room & Board - $15,400
  • Other - $4,900


The first-time student retention rate is 100%, meaning that every single first-year student chooses to return to the Webb Institute for their second year of education. The school’s 4-year graduation rate is 73%; some students stay on past their fourth year and instead graduate after their sixth year in school. The 6-year graduation rate is the same at 73%. However, the school’s student-to-faculty ratio is a very low 9 to 1, so students are easily able to get assistance from their instructors if they have any issues with their classes.

Students will not have the option to explore evening classes or distance learning (online classes) here. Instead, they will need to devote class times to class instead of work.

The sole degree program offered at the Webb Institute is Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering; all graduates receive bachelor’s degrees as the institute does not offer graduate degrees.

Student Population Total

Student Population 104

Evening Classes : No
Distance Learning : No

Most Popular Programs & Majors

(# of Diplomas Awarded by Subject)

All Engineering Majors 21 Total Graduates / 100%
Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering 21 Graduates
All Other Diplomas 0%

Outcome & Salary

Looking at the numbers, graduates of the Webb Institute have the potential of earning a good return on their educational investment (ROI). A graduate’s average salary is $78,000; their early-career salary is $80,800 and their mid-career salary is $141,800.

The 4-year cost of this education (net price) is $81,244. The average graduate’s 10-year salary earnings potential is $78,000 and their 20-year salary earnings potential is as high as $2,198,000. More specifically, their 10-year projected ROI is $698,756 and their 20-year projected ROI is as high as $2,116,756.

Those high school graduates who don’t go on to college earn a national average salary of $38,792. Their 10-year projected income is $387,920 and their 20-year projected income is $775,840. With these numbers, it’s easy to see that there are definite benefits to attending any school, and certainly to attending this institution.

Graduates Salary
College Grads Early Career Salary $80,800
College Grads Average Salary $78,000
College Grads Mid Career Salary $141,800
Return on Investment (ROI)
10 Year Salary Earnings Potential $780,000
20 Year Salary Earnings Potential $2,198,000
Cost of Education (Net Price) 4 Year $81,244
10 Year Projected ROI $698,756
20 Year Projected ROI $2,116,756
No College Education Salary Comparison
National Average Salary $38,792
10 Year Projected Income $387,920
20 Year Projected Income $775,840

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