Located in Glen Cove, NY on the Long Island Sound, Webb Institute is a top-ranked undergraduate institution offering one academic option, a double major in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering. It is also the only four year full-tuition scholarship private undergraduate program of its kind in the country.

With 100% job placement, all of our graduates move on to successful careers in the engineering industry.

See where our Webbies work!

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Quick Facts

  • Full-tuition scholarship for every accepted student who is a US citizen or Permanent Resident
  • All students graduate with a dual BS in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering
  • Paid Internships for all students in every academic year
  • All students live on our 26 acre campus located off the Long Island Sound
  • 100% job placement to graduates every year
  • Student-to-faculty ratio 8:1
  • Students are governed by an Honor Code System

Interested in Webb?

Academic Catalog 2016-17

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For more in-depth information about admissions and academics, please view our catalog.

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Take our online tour of our campus. Contact Admissions to visit Webb in-person.

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Applications for the 2017-18 academic year are now closed. Online applications will re-open August 1st, 2017 for 2018-19.

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Visit Webb

Experience the beauty of our campus first-hand. Contact admissions to to schedule a tour, sit in on classes, and spend the night. Tours are conducted by the Admissions office Monday through Friday, 9 am to 4 pm and Saturdays staring at 10 am, except holidays.

Lauren CarballoSchedule a tour today!


Lauren Carballo
Director of Admissions and Student Affairs
Direct: 516-403-5900

Additional visitor information (directions, campus map, accommodations)

Webb Institute Open House

Our Next Open House will be held in the fall, 2017

Open House at Webb Institute gives potential students an idea of what life at Webb is truly like. High school students interested in naval architecture and marine engineering are introduced to our academic program by President Michel and Dean Werner.

Current Webb students conduct tours throughout the day and alumni are also present  for potential students to hear what it is like to work in the field of naval architecture and marine engineering.

If you are unable to attend this year’s Open House, please contact our admissions office to schedule a visit. Tours are conducted by the Admissions office Monday through Friday, 9 am to 4 pm and Saturdays staring at 10 am, except holidays.

Contact Admissions:

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Eligibility & Requirements

Regardless of AP scores or previous college coursework all students enter Webb as freshmen. Selection is made without regard to race, religion, gender, or geographic origin.

The required standardized tests (no older than two years old at time of application) are the SAT’s, SAT II’s, or ACT.

Full List of Requirements.

Early Decision

(Deadline: October 15)

We offer an Early Decision option for those of you whom have decided that Webb is your first-choice school. If accepted to Webb under our Early Decision plan, you must withdraw all applications from other colleges and universities. If you are seeking financial aid for Room and Board, you do not need to withdraw your other applications until after you have received notification from Webb regarding your financial aid package.

In order to be considered for Early Decision, you must complete your application by October 15th. Incomplete applications will be rolled over into the Regular Decision pool. In early November, finalists will be invited to spend an overnight on campus, during which they will be interviewed by our President and a faculty member. Finalists will also be asked to take a short math test and respond to a writing prompt.

Final admissions decisions will be mailed to each applicant by mid-December.

Regular Decision

(Deadline: February 15th)

In order to be considered for Regular Decision to Webb Institute, you must complete your admissions application by February 15th. By the beginning of March, finalists will be invited to spend an overnight on campus, during which they will be interviewed by the Webb Institute President and a Webb faculty member, and be asked to take a short math test and respond to a writing prompt.

Final decisions will be mailed to each applicant by early April.


Our College Board SAT code is 2970. Our ACT code is 2987

Please visit our Eligibility & Requirements page for more details.

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Webb has been successful in insuring the admission and continuation of education for all students in financial need, as long as all academic requirements are met.

Students needing additional funds to meet the necessary expenses are requested to consult the Director of Financial Aid prior to the start of each academic year.

Internal Scholarships are available to students who have completed a FAFSA and meet all academic and financial eligibility requirements.

Full List of Scholarships


Webb is the only private engineering college in the country that provides full-tuition scholarships, covering all four years at Webb to all accepted students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

The tuition cost for foreign students for the 2017-2018 academic year is $48,350.

There are no laboratory, library, or other course fees charged. This unique arrangement is testimony to the generosity of our founder.

However, you will encounter some expenses, and some students may require financial aid.

Visit our Financial Aid page.

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Cost of Attendance 2017-18

Room and Board$14,750
General Fee$ 425
Books$ 700
Transportation$ 2,000
Laptop Fee*$ 2,850
Total Cost of Attendance$ 69,075

For your budgeting purposes this is our estimate of what you can expect to spend in a school year. Travel expenses vary depending on the students’ distance from Glen Cove. The $200 registration fee freshman pay will be applied against the Room and Board cost.

* The Laptop Fee is charged in the first year only. This cost is inclusive of sales tax and is billed in 2 installments.

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Financial Aid


If you need additional financial assistance, we recommend pursuing federal grants and loans-and we’ll help you do so.

The first step is to get an overview of what’s available. Try FinAid ( or the College Board (

For government grants and loans, you must submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) ( Our federal school code is 002900.

We’re happy to help you secure financial aid. Feel free to call us at 516-671-8355.

Learn more information about our Financial Aid options.

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