Webber International University

Babson Park, FL

Webber International University

Babson Park, FL

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Tuition & Fees

$28,498

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

24-29
7%
18-23
66%
12-17
27%
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undergraduateRatios

69%

male

31%

female

1

teacher

23

students

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Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 714
Declined 198
Total Received 912
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Private

665

undergraduate students

70

graduate students

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School Facts

Webber International University, is a private business university. Founded by economist Roger Babson in 1927 as a college for women, it adopted coeducation in 1971. Its 110-acre campus is located in Babson Park on the shores of Crooked Lake, 50 miles from both Orlando and Tampa.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 735
Established in 1927
Coeducational Coeducational

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110-acre, rural campus in Babson Park (population: 1,182), six miles from Lake Wales and 50 miles from both Orlando and Tampa; branch campuses at South Florida Comm Coll. Air serves Orlando and Tampa; bus and train serve Winter Haven (20 miles). School operates transportation to Orlando and to special events.

  • Metropolitan area: Orlando
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Orlando International

Webber International University
1201 North Scenic Highway
Babson Park
33827

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
46%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
no
No freshman housing consideration
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Leadership Association
  • Phi Beta Lambda
  • Society of International Students
  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes
  • Rotaract

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Halloween Party
  • Beach Party
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
7%
Top 1/4
52%
Top 1/2
53%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

24-29
7%
18-23
66%
12-17
27%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application deadline August 1
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 2.98

Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 714
Declined 198
Total Received 912

Admissions Factors

Very Important

level of applicant's interest
academic GPA
class rank
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

extracurricular activities
character/personal qualities
application essay
recommendation(s)
talent/ability

Considered

alumni/ae relation
interview
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 33
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for children of alumni yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Sand volleyball
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Triathlon
Volleyball
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Athletic Conference

NAIA

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Elementary Education and Teaching
Finance, General
Health Services Administration
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Occupational Therapist Assistant
Pre-Occupational Therapy Studies
Psychology, General
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Accelerated degree
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

735

total students

95%

in-state

5%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

90%

665
students

Female
31%
208

Male
69%
457

10%

70
students

Female
50%
35

Male
50%
35

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

96%

642
students

Female
31%
198

Male
69%
444

4%

23
students

Female
44%
10

Male
56%
13

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 553%
Student 4 year graduation rate 25%
Student 5 year graduation rate 6%

Student Break-down

13%
Nonresident aliens
30%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Hispanic/Latino
38%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

95

Transfer students enrolled

13%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment yes
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 1

Transfer difficulty

'Minimally difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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