Fast Facts


Webb Institute Main Gate

History:

The State of New York granted a Charter to Webb’s Academy and Home for Shipbuilders on April 2, 1889.  In 1933, authority was obtained from the University of the State of New York to award a Bachelor of Science degree.  Webb Institute is the oldest school devoted to naval architecture and marine engineering in the United States.

Academic Program:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree program in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering
  • 146 credit-hour program and four required internships for graduation

Academic Calendar:

Enrollment Facts:

  • 2014 – 90 Students
  • 2015 – 92 Students
  • 2016 – 94 students
  • 2017 – 98 students
  • 100% of students live on campus
  • Average student-to-faculty ratio: 8:1

2016 Diversity (Student Body):

  • White, non-Hispanic: 77%
  • Asian or Pacific Islander: 12%
  • Two or more races:  9%
  • Race Unknown 2%

Location:

  • 26-acre campus
  • Located 25 miles from New York City on the north shore of Long Island

Accreditation:

Webb Institute is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, 267-284-5000.

The Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org

Class of 2019-2021 Profile

General Admissions Statistics:

  • Number of students in class: 28
  • Number of states represented:
    • Northeast: 46%
    • South: 29%
    • West: 14%
    • Midwest: 7%
    • International: 4 %
  • Overall admit rate: 23%
  • Percentage of class accepted early decision: 46%

Academic Admissions Statistics:

  • Average GPA: 3.9/4.0
  •  Median Standardized Test Scores:
    • ACT (composite): 34
      • ACT (math): 35
      • ACT (science): 36
    • SAT (Math/Critical Reading): 740/700
    • SAT Subject Tests:
      • Math Level 2: 770
      • Chemistry: 725
      • Physics 720
  • 36% AP Scholars with Distinction
  • 18% National Merit Scholars/Finalists

Co-Curricular Activities:

Students in the class of 2020 participated in the following activities prior to enrolling at Webb:

  • 75% – Community Service
  • 71% – Athletics (40% in Water related activities including Sailing, Scuba Diving, Crew, Surfing, Lifeguarding, Swimming, Water Polo, etc.)
  • 43% – Research/Internships
  • 32% – Boy Scouts or Girls Scouts (with 9 students having earned Eagle Scout or Gold Awards)
  • 21% – FIRST Robotics or other competitive Robotics Teams
  • 70% – Visual or Performing Arts (including vocal music, instrumental music, theater, etc.)
  • 25% – Academic Teams (including Science Olympiad, Math Team, Academic Team, etc.)
  • 10% – Student Government