We pride ourselves in bringing a true American experience to Central Asia, which goes hand-in-hand with accredited curricula and national recognition in both Uzbekistan and the United States. Read more about our accreditations and rankings below.

Accreditations and Academic Quality Assurance

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By resolution of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan number 4245 signed on March 20, 2019 and through the Ministry of Higher and Secondary Specialized Education, Webster University in Tashkent is registered to operate, and its diplomas, transcripts and other academic awards are recognized as documents of higher education in the Republic of Uzbekistan.

Webster University carries full institutional accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). The HLC is the highest-level accrediting agency for universities based in the United States’ north-central region.

We’ve maintained this accreditation since 1925, and this institutional accreditation applies to all locations where the University offers programs worldwide. Therefore, students at Webster University in Tashkent earn the same degree as their American peers in the United States.

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The George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology is proud to be among only 5% of the world’s business schools to have earned specialized accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) for BS, BA, MBA, MS and doctoral programs in the Business and Management departments.

ACBSP offers programs, services and an accreditation process uniquely focused on teaching excellence and student learning outcomes. Accredited schools are required to go through a rigorous peer review every 10 years to maintain their accreditation.

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Webster University ranks 16th in the United States Midwest according to the annual U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges list for 2022. In this ranking, Webster was listed at #1 for overall faculty resources, signifying ease of student access to faculty and to courses taught by a professor with a doctoral degree.

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Webster University ranks as one of the best universities in the United States for student engagement, according to Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education ranking of American universities and colleges. Engagement is calculated based on: student engagement, student recommendation, interaction with teachers and students, and number of accredited program.

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