Gardner-Webb University

Boiling Springs, NC

Gardner-Webb University

Boiling Springs, NC

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Undergrad Health & Medicine Christian Life

Tuition & Fees

$31,220

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

34%

male

62%

female

13

students

1

faculty

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Extremely Selective

10%

acceptance rate

Accepted 444
Declined 3,866
Total Received 4,310
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Private

2,062

undergraduate students

1,463

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Gardner-Webb University, founded in 1905, is a Baptist-affiliated university of liberal and professional studies. Its 225+ acre campus is located in Boiling Springs, in the Piedmont section of North Carolina.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 3,525
Established in 1905
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Baptist

Located in Boiling Springs right next to Shelby, NC. For less than an hour's drive, you can reach the active scene of Charlotte, discover the charm of Asheville or visit the vibrant downtown of Greenville, South Carolina.

  • Campus Setting: Small town
  • Metropolitan area: Charlotte
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Charlotte Douglas International

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
58%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through junior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Model United Nations
  • Student Government Association
  • Dawg Pound
  • Honors Student Association
  • International Club

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Family Weekend
  • Pancake Bingo
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Campus Facts

  • Drama/Theater group
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
16%
Top 1/4
38%
Top 1/2
70%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
5%
24-29
31%
18-23
46%
12-17
19%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.73

Extremely Selective

10%

acceptance rate

Accepted 444
Declined 3,866
Total Received 4,310

Admissions Factors

Very Important

level of applicant's interest
academic GPA
standardized test scores

Important

class rank
rigor of secondary school record

Considered

extracurricular activities
character/personal qualities
application essay
interview
recommendation(s)
talent/ability
volunteer work

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 26
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

100%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$4,633

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $31,220
Room & board $10,540
Other fees $1,300
Total $43,060
Average Financial Aid - $4,633
Total with Avg. Aid $38,427

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

CrossFit

Club Sports - Women's

CrossFit

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Football, Racquetball, Soccer, Softball, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Football, Lacrosse, Racquetball, Soccer, Softball, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Divison I

Majors

Assc. Bach.
American Sign Language (ASL)
Art/Art Studies, General
Athletic Training/Trainer
Bible/Biblical Studies
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Communication and Media Studies, Other
Computer Science
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
Education, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Environmental Science
Finance, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Foreign Language Teacher Education
French Language Teacher Education
French Language and Literature
Health Teacher Education
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
History Teacher Education
History, General
Homeland Security
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Journalism
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology
Music Management
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music Theory and Composition
Music, General
Pastoral Studies/Counseling
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Dentistry Studies
Pre-Law Studies
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Pre-Pharmacy Studies
Pre-Veterinary Studies
Psychology, General
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Religious Education
Religious/Sacred Music
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Science Teacher Education
Social Sciences, General
Sociology
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Spanish Language and Literature
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Doctorial degree - other
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

3,525

total students

67%

in-state

33%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

58%

2,062
students

Female
62%
1,274

Male
34%
703

42%

1,463
students

Female
70%
1,029

Male
27%
394

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

85%

1,690
students

Female
62%
1,035

Male
38%
655

15%

287
students

Female
84%
239

Male
16%
48

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 66%
Student 4 year graduation rate 34%
Student 5 year graduation rate 9%
Student 6 year graduation rate 2%

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
18%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
60%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

83

Transfer students enrolled

2%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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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