This page was last updated in 2022.
Webster University is one of four CRNA schools in Missouri.
Webster University St Louis MO
Nurse Anesthetist Program
Webster Hall Room 215
470 E. Lockwood Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63119
Jill M Stulce, Ph.D., CRNA, Program Director
ph: (314) 246-7846
Browning Hall, ISB 101
Program Admissions Contact (Assigned based on last name)
Emily Winslow (A-K)
Graduate Admissions Counselor
Webster Hall 140
Graduate Admission Counselor (L-Z)
Loretto Hall 164
Please contact the Program Admissions first with questions.
CRNA Degree offered
36 months, full-time
144 Quarter hours
Entire Cost of CRNA School at Webster University St Louis MO Nurse Anesthetist Program.
Cost is for the entire length of the program. Tuition and fees reflect the class of 2023. Tuition at most schools increases each academic year.
Cost of Tuition: $98,775
*Fees and expenses: $12,000
Grand Total: $110,775
*Fees and the estimated cost of textbooks. Tuition rate does not include the required health insurance
Webster University St Louis MO tuition link under rubric Academic Resources
Number of Applicants
80 applicants each year. 45 of those applicants are invited for an interview.
In this integrated program, coursework and clinical experience are simultaneous for the majority of the program.
Clinical rotations begin in the Summer term of the 2nd year in the program. In the first year, students are in class for full days Monday-Thursday with clinical simulation held multiple times per week.
In the second year, students are in class two days a week with 3 days spent in clinicals.
The last year students have one day of class and 4 days of clinicals. There will also be some on-call hours later in the program.
Webster has 20+ clinical facilities, several of which are out of the St. Louis area. We have several out of state locations. Each facility offers a unique set of opportunities. All students are required to participate in at least one rotation (9-week term) at a rural, out of town location.
These clinical sites provide a wide range of anesthesia experience and rural locations.
CRNA Program Requirements
Required Bachelor Degree
Bachelor’s degree in nursing or a related field from an accredited college or university. You must also be a nurse, whether through a 2-year, 4-year, or accelerated program.
Current RN license. Out-of-state applicants must obtain a Missouri and Illinois Nursing License once admitted into the program
A minimum of one year of experience in an acute-care setting (2 years is preferred). The most competitive applicants will have 1.5+ years ICU experience in adult care.
Unless a significant amount of your acute care experience was in an ICU setting, you will not be considered a competitive applicant (If most of your experience is in OR or ER, you’ll need to get ICU experience before applying).
Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale for undergraduate studies, or evidence of outstanding postgraduate academic achievement.
GRE is not required.
- BLS (Basic Life Support)
- ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support)
- CCRN (Critical Care Registered Nurse)
- PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support)
Recommended Science Courses
Prerequisite Courses: Organic chemistry, 3 credit hrs. OR Biochemistry, 3 credit hrs. and Physics, 3 credit hrs., taken within the last 5 years. Labs are not required for these courses. All prerequisite courses should be completed, with grades received, prior to the application deadline.
You must submit a CRNA shadow verification form with your application.
Webster University St Louis MO Nurse Anesthetist Program
CRNA School Performance
Accredited CRNA Programs are reviewed regularly.
Webster University St Louis MO’s Nurse Anesthetist Program was last reviewed 06/2020. It was given 10 years accreditation and will be reviewed again in 2030.
Pass Rate for CRNA Boards at Webster University St Louis MO
First-time test takers: 83% (class of 2020);Five-year Average: 90.6% (2016-2020)
National average (2020): 91%
Attrition Rate: 2% (Class of 2020)
Employment Rate: 100% (Class of 2020)
An average nurse anesthetist salary in Webster University St Louis MO Nurse Anesthetist Program, Missouri.
Missouri CRNA salaries are in line with the national average with an annual mean wage of $189,610.
An average annual nurse anesthetist salary in the US is $189,190 (according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics 2020 study)
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I know if I am a good fit for Webster University St Louis MO’s Nurse Anesthesia program?
“Webster’s Nurse Anesthetist program is strongly rooted in the basic sciences, which is why the program resides in Webster’s Department of Biological Sciences.
Students who will be most successful in the program will have a strong and biochemistry.
The most successful students will also have a strong professional background as a registered nurse in an acute care setting, often obtained by working in an ICU.”
Can students work while they’re in the program?
“[They] do not encourage students to work while they are in the Nurse Anesthetist program. Between clinical hours and family time.”
All information given on this site about Webster University St Louis MO’s Nurse Anesthetist Program was taken directly from their website.
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