Where bright futures ignite! 


Health Science–Related Areas of Study 
Doctor of Nursing Practice
Exercise Science
Healthcare Management
Master of Science in Nursing
Nursing (ABSN, ASN, BSN)
Physician Assistant Studies
Pre-occupational Therapy
Pre-physical Therapy
Pre-physician Assistant
Pre-veterinary Medicine

Full list of over 60 areas of study available at gardner-webb.edu/majors

13:1 student-faculty ratio

97% first-time PANCE pass rate 2019

100% traditional bsn nclex pass rate as of July 2019

24% of our 3,600 students are in the Nursing program.

160 full-time faculty members

Gardner-Webb University hasa proud legacy of providing faith-based health science education within a close-knit and supportive community. You will be prepared to apply what you have learned to make a difference in your community for God and humanity. GWU was selected as a 2019–2020 College of Distinction and continues to equip the next generation of health care professionals.

Mentoring faculty
Our faculty members are professional educators and mentors who are experts in their fields. Because your success is their primary focus, you can be confident that you will reach your goals.

Pre-professional to graduate programs
Whether you pursue higher education or a job in your field after graduation, you will be prepared. GWU provides students with a full range of in-demand degrees such as Nursing, Exercise Science, and Physician Assistant Studies.

Heart for service
Students like you are drawn to health science because of a strong determination to live your life caring for others. At GWU, you will gain the understanding, skills, and confidence you need to make a difference. You will find a community on campus that is passionate about making a difference for God and humanity.

Nestled in the foothills of North Carolina
GWU offers access to more than just a beautiful campus in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Through internships, research, and study abroad opportunities, you will be connected to the world.