Gardner-Webb University

Boiling Springs, NC

Gardner-Webb University

Boiling Springs, NC

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Go where bright futures ignite 

At Gardner-Webb University, our promise is a superior education grounded in the liberal arts that’ll equip you with real-world experience and genuine confidence. All this is backed by a respected national university name and supportive, engaged alumni. 

What makes Gardner-Webb unique is our blend of excellent academics with a genuine commitment to Christianity and how it prepares you to make a difference for God and the lives of others.

Our faculty are known for their genuine mentoring approach to working with our students. We’ve designed our programs to take advantage of our low 13:1 student-faculty ratio. At GWU, you’ll work closely with professors who will get to know you in any of our 80 areas of study.  

At GWU, you’ll be part of a community in which faith is deeply rooted and care for each other is ever present. You’ll have many opportunities to be involved in clubs and organizations that’ll challenge you to be better. GWU meets all your college expectations: knowledgeable professors, a beautiful campus, impressive facilities, and exciting Division I athletics.   

Gardner-Webb equips graduates to live out their faith through their professions and give back to make the world a better place. Ninety-eight percent of our students are in graduate school or employed within six months of graduation. Experience GWU for yourself and discover what so many others have. GWU will help you ignite your future for God and your fellow man.



Business program accredited by ACBSP for excellence in Business education

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Nationally endorsed as a College of Distinction for Business

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Nationally recognized as a Christian College of Distinction

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Nationally endorsed as a College of Distinction for Education


MSN in Nursing Administration program ranked #3 in the US in 2020 |

The Hunt School of Nursing

The Hunt School of Nursing provides a faith-based nursing education within a close-knit, supportive community while taking advantage of a modern, hands-on learning facility. GWU offers on-campus ASN and BSN programs with seamless admission to the online RN-to-BSN and MSN programs. Our MSN in Nurse Administration program is recognized was the #3 program in the country in 2020. As a Bulldog nurse, you’ll be prepared to use your God-given talents to serve your patients and community.

An Inside Look

What students are saying about us...

  • “I had an abundance of opportunities while attending Gardner-Webb, which taught me to always take the initiative. I know God placed me here to prepare me for my future. No other university has a community that loves each other like Gardner-Webb.”

    • Daniel Graves
  • “At Gardner-Webb, I built many relationships because it’s a very tight-knit community. After graduating, I pursued an MBA here because of the community that surrounded me, challenging curriculum, and many opportunities. I feel prepared.”

    • Jamison Hough
  • “Gardner-Webb is a special place with truly special people, and I’m so thankful for the time and work they’ve put into helping me reach my goals while encouraging me to keep my eyes on the Lord.”

    • Austyn Gorski
  • “The GWU community allowed me to reach out and get help when I needed it. I built strong relationships with my science professors, whose wealth of knowledge and wisdom prepared me to achieve my dream of being a dentist.”

    • Joshua McKoy