Webber International University

Webber International University

Webber International University, also referred to as Webber, was founded by Grace Knight and Roger W. Babson on April 6, 1927. Originally a women's college, it became a coeducational institution in 1971. The campus is situated on 110 acres in Babson Park, Florida.

Webber International University awards associate's, bachelor's, and master's degrees in management, accounting, hospitality and tourism, sports management, pre-law, corporate communications, and computer information systems management. The university also provides adult education courses.

The athletics teams of Webber International University, nicknamed the Warriors, participate in baseball, basketball, cross country, bowling, golf, track and field, football, soccer, tennis, and softball. Webber's athletics department is a member of the Florida Sun Conference, and the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics.

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Contacting Webber International University

Webber International University
1201 N Scenic Hwy
Babson Park , FL 33827-0096
General Phone: (863) 638-1431

Webber International University Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management105business, business management, accounting, finance, international business, marketing
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy23parks and recreation management
Computer Science and Engineering6computer and info science
Hospitality5hospitality management

Number of programs and degrees for Webber International University in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree11210
Associate's degree107
Master's degree193

Webber International University Student Body

In 2007-2008, Webber International University had a total enrollment of 601 students (551 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 67%
Women 33%
Full-Time 96%
Part-Time 4%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 89%
Graduate 11%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 53%
Black 22%
Hispanic 8%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
(Foreign Students) 16%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 33%
20-21 29%
22-24 19%
25-29 6%
30-34 4%
35-39 4%
40-49 4%
50-64 1%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

(International Students)10%

Webber International University Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 59 %
Part-Time 50 %

Webber International University Room and Board (2007)

Webber International University offers campus housing for 331 of its 551 (full-time) students. Freshmen are required to live on campus.

The school offers students a meal plan with 19 meals per week.

Webber International University Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal410500
SAT Math418520
ACT Verbal1520
ACT Math1621
ACT Composite1720

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)recommended
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT65%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT58%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)recommended

Webber International University Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 17,000
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 17,000
Room and board $ 6,354
Room charge $ 4,000
Board (meal plan) charge $ 2,354
Books and supplies $ 800
Other expenses $ 4,240

Financial Aid:
Webber International University participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 154000)

Webber International University Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year3$64,1941*
Associate professorcalendar year6$55,3021*
Assistant professorcalendar year2*6$49,863
Instructorcalendar year0*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year11$55,9969$48,948

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Webber International University Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Football Independent Southeast Region
Basketball Florida Sun Conference
Baseball Florida Sun Conference
Track Florida Sun Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports4581126

Webber International University Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Finance, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Marketing/Marketing Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Hospitality Administration/Management, General

Pre-Law Studies

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management

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Webber International University Highlights

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What Sets Webber International University Apart:

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Dorm rooms per full-time student
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% of degrees in hospitality
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Number of degree programs
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Selectivity (based on % of applicants accepted)
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Top 19%Webber International University Selectivity (based on % of applicants accepted)

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