Webster University - Graduate (MS/PhD) Ratings|
|Total Grad Surveys||25|
|Avg years at University||2.3|
|Research Quality||B+ (8.0)|
|Research Availability||A- (8.4)|
|Research Funding||B+ (7.9)|
|Graduate Politics||A- (8.3)|
|Errand Runners||A- (8.4)|
|Degree Completion||A- (8.7)|
|Alternative pay [ta/gsi]||B+ (8.0)|
|Sufficient Pay||A- (8.2)|
|Education Quality||A- (8.3)|
|Faculty Accessibility||A- (8.4)|
|Useful Research||A- (8.3)|
|"Individual" treatment||A- (8.7)|
|Campus Beauty||A- (8.8)|
|Campus Maintenance||A- (8.8)|
|University Resource/spending||A (9.0)|
|Surrounding City||A- (8.6)|
|Social Life/Environment||B+ (7.7)|
Webster in Louisville was one of the most wholesome places one could attend. Students were often in the same classes over and over, you would see someone for 9 weeks and see them again after a 2 month or 6th month break.
The classes are tought by high ranking members of the community. The faculty always had Masters or PHD's which I can't say for other universities I researched back in 2006.
If you are looking for a school to slack off in, this is not at all for you. I would look somewhere else if you wish to do this. As a student you are allowed 2 C's or an F before you are kicked out, trust me, they are being serious. I did see several people fail. This is not high school or second rate community college.
The school is made up of many races, cultures and religions. This is not surprising since Louisville is quite diverse but everyone's opinions are appreciated and allowed to be spoken.
If you do enroll enjoy a lot of laughs, a lot of growth in education and personal skills. Good luck!
In both cases, all of the professors were extremely helpful and attentative and most importantly, flexible. They recognized that this is a military base and sometimes our schedule does not permit us to attend class some nights. As long as you get with them before hand, as with anyone, they are extremely helpful.
The support personnel (Cindy and Kim) who work in the base office are two of the most wonderful ladies you will ever meet. I knew I was on the right path during the first class but the feeling was solidified when I came back from Iraq in November 2008. After only taking four classes and having been gone for a year, they still remembered my name! That kind of customer service and appreciation is rarely attempted, much less acheived in today's world. I am very glad that I made the decision to attend Webster. If they offered a PhD on base I would be the first to sign up!
needed more than specialization and division of labor. Business leaders and university administrators jointly decided that IT, financial, and people skills were needed to manage a plethora of scarce resources. Competition was no longer the sole element used in strategic planning conferences in U.S. offices and board rooms. Neoplasm was not merely a term that applied to the life sciences - it became embedded in the global business practices of offices and factories in China and India. Webster University decided to fill the gap by offering courses that energize workers and managers. Webster University is an American success story that developed course work for traditional students and demonstrated an intense passion for educating its citizenry. We are reminded that education and skill building is an on-going process that starts when we are born until our senior years.
Ironically, profit was no longer King and customer loyalty became the Kingâ€™s cohort. IT, accounting, banking, employee training, quality goods & services, and work teams became some of the subunits of the Kingâ€™s court. The King was no longer King in global arena. Even Adam Smith recognized that profit was not always King.
So why attend an institution like Webster University? Is it needed? Iâ€™m a 65 year old optimist who lives on the edge of the forest of confusion. I must not blame my neighbor; I must not complain or expect something from anyone. I must do something. Education launches me into the 21st century as long as it increases the qualitative value of my life, and in many respects the lives of others. The adding machine was replaced by the computer mouse. The Boeing 747 replaced the train as a mode of travel for the citizen. McDonaldâ€™s now has franchises in Japan. F-15 fighter jets are sold to Israel. Biotech companies sell genetically modified seeds to African nations. We are a nation of Germans, Africans, Irish, Scotts, Greeks, Sudanese, Brazilians, French, Israelites, and Indians. Can higher education solve all of our problems? Of course not, but more Americans want to understand why and institutions like Webster University provide an opportunity to learn and grow.