Webster University Background
Webster University is an American non-profit private university with its main campus in Webster Groves, Missouri. Webster operates as an independent, non-denominational university with multiple branch locations across the United States. It offers undergraduate and graduate programs in various disciplines, including the liberal arts, fine and performing arts, teacher education, business and management. In 2014, Webster enrolled about 22,000 students, representing all 50 U.S. states and 140 countries. The university has an alumni network of around 170,000 graduates worldwide.
Webster University Programs and Courses
Colleges include the College of Arts & Sciences, the Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts, the George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology, the School of Communications, and the School of Education. The Webster University chess team is ranked number 1 in Division I College Chess since its inception in August 2012. It has never relinquished the top ranking and won 3 World Championships and 20 National Championships along with 3 consecutive State Championships.
Webster University Campuses
Webster University's home campus is located in Webster Groves, a suburb of St. Louis. Many of the domestic campuses are located near military bases; some are located in various metropolitan areas. The international campuses are located in several European countries including Switzerland, Austria, and The Netherlands; several are also located in Asia and Africa, such as in Thailand, and China and Ghana.
Webster University Alumni
Alumni include television, screen and stage actress Jenifer Lewis, Tony Award-winning actor Norbert Leo Butz and multiple Tony Award-winning choreographer and director Jerry Mitchell, as well as actor and cabaret artist Nathan Lee Graham; William Broad, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter for The New York Times
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