Gardner-Webb University

Boiling Springs, NC

Gardner-Webb University

Boiling Springs, NC

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Undergrad Health & Medicine Christian Life

Tuition & Fees

$32,180

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

34%

male

66%

female

13

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

77%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,186
Declined 1,184
Total Received 5,370
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Private

2,734

undergraduate students

1,873

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Founded in 1905, Gardner-Webb University is a Baptist-affiliated university of liberal and professional studies. Its more than 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 4,607
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

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
43%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
92%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
13%
Top 1/4
41%
Top 1/2
72%
Bottom 1/2
28%
Bottom 1/4
5%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
580
25th
480
75th
580
25th
465
75th
24
25th
15
75th
25
25th
17
75th
25
25th
18

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Application deadline (priority deadline) August 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Recommended SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

77%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,186
Declined 1,184
Total Received 5,370

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Record
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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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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Financial Aid

87%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$20,269

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $31,220
Room $5,260
Board $5,130
Additional fees $960
Books & supplies $1,850
Total $44,420
Average Financial Aid - $20,269
Total with Avg. Aid $24,151

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,658,558
State $2,977,775
Institutional $14,388,269
Other external $398,485
Total $20,423,087

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $4,088,849
Other external
Total $4,088,849

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Financial Aid Office


P: 704 406-4243

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Lacrosse yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming yes yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes
Wrestling yes

Club Sports - Men's

CrossFit

Club Sports - Women's

CrossFit

Intramural/Recreational Sports

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

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes yes
Athletic Training/Trainer. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Communication and Media Studies, Other. yes
Community Psychology. yes
Computer Science. yes
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services. yes
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration. yes
Curriculum and Instruction. yes yes
Design and Applied Arts, Other. yes
Divinity/Ministry. yes yes
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other. yes
Economics, General. yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes yes
Educational/Instructional Technology. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes yes
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies. yes
Exercise Physiology and Kinesiology. yes
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing. yes
Finance, General. yes
Fine/Studio Arts, General. yes
Fire Services Administration. yes
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General. yes
French Language and Literature. yes
Graphic Design. yes
Health/Health Care Administration/Management. yes
History, General. yes
Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies. yes
International Business/Trade/Commerce. yes yes
International/Globalization Studies. yes
Investments and Securities. yes
Journalism. yes
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching. yes
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching. yes
Marketing, Other. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor. yes yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes
Music Management. yes
Music Performance, General. yes
Music Teacher Education. yes
Music Theory and Composition. yes
Music, General. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes yes yes yes
Organizational Leadership. yes
Pastoral Studies/Counseling. yes yes
Physician Associate/Assistant. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Religion/Religious Studies. yes yes
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation. yes
Social Sciences, General. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management. yes
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General. yes yes
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, Other. yes
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor. yes

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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

4,607

total students

56%

in-state

44%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

59%

2,734
students

Female
66%
1,793

Male
34%
941

41%

1,873
students

Female
70%
1,311

Male
30%
562

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

64%

1,761
students

Female
63%
1,108

Male
37%
653

36%

973
students

Female
70%
685

Male
30%
288

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
17%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
62%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

6%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

96

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 23
Countries most often represented Germany
Norway
Peru
Spain
Sweden
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants English lab

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