Academic and Research Programs at Webster Geneva Campus
We’re committed to providing a high-quality, personal and transformative academic
experience to every student. Across our undergraduate and graduate programs, you have
access to relevant courses and programs that meet your interests and goals, whether
that’s earning an bachelor degree or advancing in your career with a masters qualification
or certificate through executive education.
Our professors bring their expertise from both research and real-world practice into
the classroom, and they approach their teaching in a way that prepares you for professional
success and lifelong learning.
Webster University has been consistently accredited by the Higher Learning Commission
(HLC) since the University was founded in St. Louis, USA in 1915. Today, this accreditation,
which speaks to the quality of our teaching and research, carries across all of our
degree programs in Switzerland.
An Active Research Community
Collaborative and Diverse
Our faculty have ambitious research initiatives aimed at knowledge creation, strengthening
the university's contributions across academic disciplines and contributing to the
global impact of Webster.
Certainly! At Webster Geneva Campus, we honor your prior academic accomplishments.
Credits from regionally-accredited institutions with a grade of C- or better can be
smoothly transferred. We value your educational journey and strive to ensure your
efforts are recognized and integrated into your academic path with us.
At Webster Geneva Campus, we've streamlined the process of understanding transferable
credits. Once admitted, you'll receive a Preliminary Evaluation Form detailing your
course equivalencies. Furthermore, we have an extensive database that lists coursework
from numerous institutions previously accepted as Webster equivalencies. Our detailed
transfer guides also outline how classes from various schools align with specific
majors at Webster. This transparency ensures you have a clear roadmap for your educational
progression at our institution
Bachelor's students at Webster Geneva Campus have four to six courses during their
first semester, amounting to 12 to 18 classroom hours each week. This includes both
individual and group assignments to enhance learning.
Indeed, you can pursue a bachelor's degree in English at Webster University in Switzerland.
Geneva, known as a global hub in Europe, offers a highly international environment
where English is widely spoken, making it an ideal place for English language education.
At Webster Geneva Campus, in a semester, a full-time undergraduate student generally
takes four to six courses, which, based upon academic performance and student success,
ranges from 12-18 credit hours. Students generally have three-hour classes and spend
three hours outside of class on homework (reading, studying and assignments) for every
hour spent in class.
At Webster Geneva Campus, we calculate and maintain a comprehensive grade point average
(GPA) that encompasses all coursework completed at our institution. This GPA is not
only a reflection of your academic performance at Webster, but also takes into account
transfer credits if they are used to fulfill the required minimum 120 credit hours
for degree completion.
An undergraduate bachelor student's typical semester at Webster Geneva Campus comprises
two to three major-specific courses and two to three courses related to the Global
Citizen Program (GCP), minors or certificates. This diverse curriculum fosters a well-rounded
education by blending specialized knowledge with a broader understanding of various
subjects, enriching the overall learning journey.
No, students are not required to choose their major or minor during the application
process at Webster University. We provide flexibility that allows students to explore
various fields before making informed decisions about their academic interests. This
approach ensures students have the opportunity to discover their passions and align
their studies with their interests and goals.
At Webster University, one credit hour corresponds to one hour per week spent in the
classroom. This measurement serves as a valuable tool for students to assess the time
commitment required for each course, enabling them to schedule and plan their academic
workload effectively. Understanding credit hours empowers students to manage their
study time efficiently, maintaining a balance between their academic and personal
Graduate and master's students at Webster Geneva Campus typically enroll in two courses
per term for full-time study. Each course is scheduled to meet once weekly in the
evening, ensuring flexibility for diverse schedules while delivering a comprehensive
education in their chosen field. This format is designed to empower working professionals
to advance their studies without interrupting their careers, facilitating both academic
growth and career development.
At Webster Geneva Campus, the medium of instruction for all courses is English, with
the exception of the MA in Healthcare Management. This uniformity in language fosters
a cohesive learning environment, facilitating clear communication and comprehension
between students and faculty members. English language instruction enriches the educational
experience for international students, equipping them for global opportunities in
their respective fields.
Yes, Webster Geneva Campus accepts the GED for admission into the Bachelor programs,
with a minimum score requirement of 145, which corresponds to a GPA of 2.5 out of
Absolutely, Webster Geneva Campus welcomes students with AP or IB high school backgrounds.
When you apply with AP or IB credits, you have the added advantage of potentially
earning Advanced Standing Credits, which can equate to credits in the first year of
your studies at Webster. For instance, depending on the score, IB or AP grades often
allow students to enter directly into their second year of study.
At Webster University, we are thrilled to see our Webster Geneva Campus bring together
students from over 90 different nationalities. As a result, we accept various English
language requirement exams, including TOEFL, IELTS, Duolingo, BEC Cambridge, Pearson
and more. If a student has studied for a minimum of three years in an English-speaking
curriculum at an accredited school or university, the English language exam requirement
can be waived.
Embracing a liberal arts education paves the way for lifelong learning and success
in both careers and scholarly endeavors. Consider that influential business luminaries
like Howard Schultz, Andrea Jung, Michael Eisner, Richard Plepler, Carly Fiorina and
Susan Wojcicki all began their journeys with a liberal arts foundation. This holistic
approach empowers individuals to sharpen their critical thinking, refine their communication
skills, embrace adaptability, team building and leadership skills — these are all
qualities that stand as pillars of achievement in today's diverse job market. With
a liberal arts education, you're not just preparing for a job; you're priming yourself
for a world of endless possibilities and boundless potential.
The deadline for dropping a course at Webster Geneva Campus is Friday of the first
week of the term or semester. To initiate a course drop, students are required to
submit a drop request via email to the advising office, following the specified timeline.
This streamlined process ensures transparency and accountability in course enrollment
management, enabling students to make essential adjustments to their academic schedule
promptly and efficiently.
As we are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), U.S. nationals benefit
from access to FASFA and other Federal loans. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Absolutely! Webster Geneva Campus proudly offers access to GI Bill funding, thanks
to our American accreditation through HLC. It's an exciting opportunity for veterans
and active-duty service members to pursue their education with us. For further details
that will truly 'wow' you, please get in touch with email@example.com.
Your admissions counselor at the Geneva campus will assist you in obtaining the required
forms and Title VI # for your FAFSA application.
English proficiency exams are mandatory for all international applicants except for
American citizens. For American citizens without three years of education in an English-speaking
country, an English proficiency exam may be necessary. If you're unsure, please reach
out to firstname.lastname@example.org for guidance.
Education with Connections
Walker Global Hybrid Courses provide students with a unique international experience
through a focused online course plus a 1-week international trip to locations such
as Brazil, China and Greece.