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Gardner-Webb University

Boiling Springs, NC
University Website: www.gardner-webb.edu
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Gardner–Webb University (also known as Gardner-Webb, GWU, or GW) is a private, four-year university located in Boiling Springs, North Carolina, United States, 40 miles (64 km) west of Charlotte. Founded as Boiling Springs High School in 1905 as a Baptist institution, it is currently the youngest North Carolina Baptist university.

Gardner-Webb undergraduates receive a liberal arts education in an environment that fosters "meaningful intellectual thought, critical analysis, and spiritual challenge within a diverse community of learning." The University encourages its graduates to make significant contributions for God and humanity in an ever-changing global community.

Over 4,300 students attend Gardner-Webb, including both undergraduates and graduates. A total of five professional schools, two academic schools, and 11 academic departments offer nearly 60 fields of study, and GWU's online programs have won multiple awards and recognitions. GWU's Runnin' Bulldogs are NCAA Division I and are part of the Big South Conference.

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $23,120.00 avg tuition

Main St
Boiling Springs, NC 28017-0997
(704) 406-2361

Areas of Study:

  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Theology And Religious Vocations
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Gardner-Webb University

Statistics:
Applied 4,544
Admitted 2,698 59%
Enrolled total 453
Full Time: 452
Part Time 1
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 450 580
SAT Math 430 545
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 405 540
ACT Composite 18 24
ACT English 0 0
ACT Math 0 0
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 70%
4-year graduation rate 33%
6-year graduation rate 45%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Recommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Gardner-Webb University

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $23,120.00 $23,120.00 $23,120.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $390.00 $390.00 $390.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $372.00 $372.00 $372.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $8,400.00 $8,400.00 $8,400.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $350.00 $350.00 $350.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $7,570.00 $5,400.00 $1,510.00
Other Expenses $800.00 $1,510.00 $1,510.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $40.00
Graduate Application Fee $40.00
Books and Supplies $1,250.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 100%
Percent receiving grant aid 98%
Avg amount of grant aid $12,459.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 75%
Avg amount of student loan aid $6,015.00

Gardner-Webb University

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X X
Business Administration and Management, General X X
Finance, General X
International Business/Trade/Commerce X X
Management Information Systems, General X
Marketing, Other X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Communication, General X
Journalism X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences, Other X
Computer Science X
EDUCATION
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services X
Educational Leadership and Administration, General X
Elementary Education and Teaching X X
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching X X
Music Teacher Education X
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
French Language and Literature X
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation X
Spanish Language and Literature X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Athletic Training/Trainer X
Health/Health Care Administration/Management X
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X X X
HISTORY
History, General X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General X X
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other X
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management X
Sports Studies X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Religion/Religious Studies X X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Political Science and Government, General X
Social Sciences, General X
Sociology X
THEOLOGY AND RELIGIOUS VOCATIONS
Divinity/Ministry X
Pastoral Studies/Counseling X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other X
Fine/Studio Arts, General X
Music Management X
Music Pedagogy X
Music Performance, General X
Music Theory and Composition X
Music, General X
Music, Other X

Scholarships for Students in North Carolina

Name Amount Deadline
ASHRAE Region IV Benny Bootle Scholarship $5,000 December 01, 2016
NEWH North Carolina Region Scholarship $2,500 September 30, 2016
UAS7 International Study and Internship Program in Germany Varies October 01, 2016

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