Is Webb tuition-free?
It’s true that all U.S. citizens and permanent residents admitted to Webb receive a four-year, full-tuition scholarship. Educational expenses are limited to room and board, books, software and the laptop we require students to buy upon arrival.
What is the percentage of job placement?
Our job placement rate is 100 percent. Graduate-school placement is also high.
What is the student to faculty ratio?
The student-to-faculty ratio is 7:1. 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.
What is the average class size?
The average class size is 22 students.
What are the food options?
Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are provided on campus. Students also have 24-hour access to a large student kitchen.
News & Events
Webb Alumni Banquet
The Annual Webb Alumni Banquet was held on Friday, November 6, 2015 in Rhode Island. At this year’s banquet Richard P. Neilson was honored with the W. Selkirk Owen Award. A fellow classmate, David M. Bovet ’70 made the award introduction. More information.
Engineering The Future
Ever wondered what goes into designing an America’s Cup yacht, U.S. Navy destroyer, or a cruise liner? Webb Institute is a four-year, accredited engineering college that has specialized in naval architecture and marine engineering for the last 125 years. Founded in 1889 by prominent New York shipbuilder William H. Webb, the Institute has produced the nation’s leading ship designers for over a century. Every Webb student receives a full-tuition scholarship established by Mr. Webb and continued by the generous contributions of alumni/ae, friends of Webb, parents, corporations, and foundations.