Tuition & Fees

$32,060

$32,060

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
24%
500-599
46%
400-499
26%
300-399
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
16%
500-599
53%
400-499
27%
300-399
3%
700-800
2%
600-699
8%
500-599
33%
400-499
33%
300-399
23%
200-299
1%
30-36
3%
24-29
30%
18-23
50%
12-17
17%
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undergraduateRatios

35%

male

65%

female

1

teacher

12

students

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Selective

48%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,024
Declined + 2,180
Total Received 4,204
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Private (nonprofit)

1,824

undergraduate students

1,554

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Human Services
  3. Business Administration
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Codes

SAT 5242
ACT 3102

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School Facts

Gardner-Webb University, founded in 1905, is a Baptist-affiliated university of liberal and professional studies. Its 250-acre campus is located in Boiling Springs, in the Piedmont section of North Carolina.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 3,378
Established in 1905
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Baptist
Accredited by •  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  ATS (Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Boiling Springs, NC

250-acre campus in Boiling Springs (population: 4,687), 50 miles from Charlotte. Major airport and train serve Charlotte; bus serves Shelby (10 miles). School operates transportation to airport and bus station.

Gardner–Webb University
110 South Main Street
Boiling Springs, NC 28017

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
40%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
89%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
17%
Top 1/4
42%
Top 1/2
75%
Bottom 1/2
25%
Bottom 1/4
7%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
24%
500-599
46%
400-499
26%
300-399
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
16%
500-599
53%
400-499
27%
300-399
3%
700-800
2%
600-699
8%
500-599
33%
400-499
33%
300-399
23%
200-299
1%
30-36
3%
24-29
30%
18-23
50%
12-17
17%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline August 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Recommended

Selective

48%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,024
Declined + 2,180
Total Received 4,204

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Essay
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Interview
Religious affiliation/commitment
Volunteer Work

Not Considered

Minority affiliation
State residency
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Kristen Setzer
Vice President of Enrollment Management
P: 800 253-6472
F: 704 406-4488
admissions@gardner-webb.edu

Financial Aid

73%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$26,016

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $31,220
Room $5,260
Board $4,810
Additional fees $840
Books & supplies $1,800
Total $43,930
Average Financial Aid - $26,016
Total with Avg. Aid $17,914

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,408,167
State $2,871,755
Institutional $13,416,044
Other external $539,079
Total $19,235,045

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $3,947,252
Other external $14,700
Total $3,961,952
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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
June 30

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

State aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 704 406-4243

Financial Aid Officer

Anita Elliot
Director of Financial Planning
aelliot@gardner-webb.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, bowling, flag football, racquetball, soccer, softball, table tennis, volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Chuck Burch (men's)
Vice President For Athletics
email

Pam Scruggs (women's)
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Big South Conference
Mascot
Runnin' Bulldogs
School colors
red and black

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Agency Counseling
American Sign Language
Art
Athletic Training
Biblical Studies
Biology
Business Administration
Business Administration/Health Care Management
Business Administration/Human Resources
Business Administration/International Business
Business Administration/Management
Chemistry
Christian Education
Communications
Computer Science
Counseling Psychology
Criminal Justice
Curriculum/Instruction
Discipleship Studies
Divinity
Education Secondary Collaborative
Educational Leadership
Elementary Education
English
English Education
English as a Second Language
Entrepreneurship
Executive Leadership Studies
Exercise Physiology
Family Practice Nursing
Finance
French
Global Studies
Health Care Management
Health Education
Health Management
History
Human Services
Intercultural Studies
Intercultural/Multicultural/Diversity Studies
International Business
International/Global Studies
Journalism
Management Information Systems
Marketing
Mathematics
Mental Health Counseling
Middle Grades Education
Middle School Education
Missiology
Mission Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Music
Music Business
Music Education
Music Performance
Nursing
Nursing Administration
Organizational Leadership
Pastoral Care/Counseling
Pastoral Studies
Philosophy/Theology
Physical Education
Physician Assistant
Political Science
Psychology
Religion
Religious Studies
Sacred Music
School Administration
School Counseling
Social Sciences
Sociology
Spanish
Sport Pedagogy
Sports Management
Theatre Arts
Wealth/Trust Management
World Religions
Youth Discipleship Studies
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Human Services
  3. Business Administration

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option

3,378

total students

70%

in-state

30%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

54%

1,824
students

Female
65%
1,180

Male
35%
644

46%

1,554
students

Female
73%
1,141

Male
27%
413

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

81%

1,485
students

Female
63%
926

Male
37%
559

19%

339
students

Female
75%
254

Male
25%
85

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
45%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

56%

Transfer applicants accepted

40%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Recommended of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

96

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 19
Countries most often represented Germany
Norway
Peru
Spain
Sweden
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants English lab

International Student Contact


704 406-4495

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