Webb Institute

Webb Institute – Glen Cove, New York

The Webb Institute is a specialized private college in Glen Cove, New York that has only one program, which is undergraduate. Each graduate of Webb Institute earns a Bachelor of Science degree in naval architecture and marine engineering. The Webb Institute of Naval Architecture was founded in 1889 by industrialist William Henry Webb, who had established his career as a pre-eminent shipbuilder in the 19th century. He recognized the increasing role of science and engineering in the field of ship design, which had long been seen as more of an art form. Webb felt that the ship designers of tomorrow…