Webster University Geneva

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Webster University Geneva

Webster University Geneva MBA

Webster University Geneva
Webster University Geneva (established 1978) was the first international campus of Webster University (St. Louis, USA). With over 350 students per year representing nearly 90 nationalities, Webster University Geneva provides fully U.S. Accredited bachelor and master programs that carry the same accreditation and global recognition as the main campus in the U.S.A. The University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (USA), which means that universities around the world recognize our credits and degrees. The business school also carries an additional ACBSP program accreditation, earned for the quality of its programming. Master degree programs are offered in Business (an MBA, an MA in Management and Leadership) as well as M.A. programs in Communications Management, Counseling and International Relations. The University is recognized for its small class sizes (average 14), and for its American-style campus in Bellevue (just 8 minutes by train from Gare Cornavin and the U.N. district of Geneva). Over 4,000 bachelor and master students earned a full degree at Webster University Geneva since 1978, with thousands of others attending as study abroad students from the U.S.A. Each year, the University hosts about 50 public events--expert panels, academic conferences, etc., on the Geneva campus.

For the past 100 years, Webster University has been attracting students from around the world in search of a first-class higher education.  Established in Geneva, Switzerland in 1978, Webster is an accredited American university that offers quality programs, in English, to students interested in a Bachelor or Master.  At Webster University Geneva, more than 350 students from 90 countries come together in a community of learners engaged by a group of professors representing 25 nations.  Students studying at Webster, in Switzerland, benefit from a worldwide network of campuses that allows for exciting study abroad opportunities while offering a unified academic experience, firmly grounded in Webster’s educational philosophy.

The MBA is a 12-course sequence (including two electives), delivered by a combination of research professors and practitioners who are at the forefront of cutting-edge areas like behavioral finance, experimental economics, big data and cybersecurity. Webster University carries both institutional accreditation and program accreditation, which ensures the long-term recognition of your degree around the globe. Webster offers a unique flexibility, with five start dates throughout the year. You can move between part-time and full-time: schedule your courses according to your personal and professional needs. 


















Programme Info

Programme Info

Type of Course: 
• An American MBA, with a new curriculum in 2020 focused on Value Creation
• Evening schedule (1 or 2 nights per week) allows for full-time employment (or internships) during the day

Accreditation: ACBSP

MBA Curriculum includes:

Value Creation (MBA 5010) – 3 credits
Quantitative Methods for the MBA* (MBA 5020) – 3 credits
Marketing Analysis and Business Planning (MBA 5030) – 3 credits
Adding Value through Human Capital (MBA 5100) – 3 credits
The Financial Value of Capital Projects (MBA 5200) – 3 credits
Providing Value to Customers (MBA 5300) – 3 credits
The Supply Chain and Business Processes (MBA 5400) – 3 credits
Information Support for Decision Making (MBA 5500) – 3 credits
Cases in Value Creation (MBA 5910) – 3 credits
Walker Consulting Project —Adding Value to Organizations (MBA 5920) – 3 credits

Ranking:  Webster University Geneva's program is too small to participate individually in MBA rankings.  Our university's online MBA (US-based) ranked #2 in the country by study.com:  https://study.com/resources/best-online-mba-programs, and our MBA is among the largest in the St. Louis, Missouri region.

Starting Dates:

Webster offers multiple start dates throughout the year (next intake for the MBA is January 2021).

Length of Course:  2 options
• 14 months if taking 2 courses per term (2 evenings per week)
• 16 to 24 months if taking 1 course per term (1 evening per week)

Application Deadlines:  Rolling (decisions within 2 weeks of all documentation received)



Student Body

Ratio of applicants to places: 2:1
Number of nationalities: 15
Percentage of international students88%
Men/Women Ratio: 65-35
Age Range: 25-50
Average Age: 28
Length of Work Experience: Average 3-5


Prior university grades (GPA):  minimum of 2.5 on a 4 point scale 

English proficiency (TOEFL, IELTS or Duolingo):
Minimum 575 on TOEFL paper-based or 89 computer-based
IELTS: 6.5 overall band, or
Duolingo:  120 minimum

Additional documentation:

Online application form
Cover letter (motivation)
Current CV
Two references
Interview is not required (but welcomed/encouraged)
Copy of passport and/or Swiss residency permit, if applicable


Application fee:  waived

Tuition fees: CHF 38,880 for the degree;  tuition is payable in six payments of CHF 6,480 (pay each term as you go). 

Scholarships and Financial Aid - applications upon request (form to follow, after admission is earned);  awards range from 20% to 50% reduction in tuition, primarily based on demonstrated need

Estimate for accommodation/living costs, insurance:  CHF 23,600 for one year, if relocating (includes university accommodation at CHF 1,200 est. per month)

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