Gardner-Webb University

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

Box 817

Boiling Springs, NC 28017

(704) 406-4498

(800) 253-6472

Fax: (704) 406-4488



Contact: Nathan Alexander

Assistant Vice President of Enrollment Management and Admissions
Main Address

PO Box 817

Boiling Springs, NC 28017

(704) 406-4000

www.gardner-webb.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 2,646

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 441

Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,600

Graduate enrollment: 1,057

Setting

Rural setting

Small town (2,500 – 9,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral
First Professional

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $40

Online application fee: Free
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 63%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 76%


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Ceramics B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Drawing B
Electronic publishing B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B
Music – Piano/Organ B
Music – Voice/Opera B
Music Management/Merchandising B
Music Theory/Composition B
Painting B
Photography B
Printmaking B
Sculpture B
Stringed Instruments B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B
Ecology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business – General B
Business Administration/Management B
Finance/Banking B
International Business B
Management Information Systems B

Communications & Journalism

Broadcast Journalism B
Communications/Rhetoric B
Journalism B
Public Relations B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Computer/Information Sciences – General B

Education

Biology Teacher Education B
Chemistry Teacher Education B
Education – General B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
Foreign Language Teacher Education B
French Teacher Education B
Health Teacher Education B
History Teacher Education B
Junior High Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Science Teacher Education B
Secondary Education B
Social Science Teacher Education B
Spanish Language Teacher Education B
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels B

English Language & Literature

Creative Writing B
English Composition B
English Language & Literature – General B
Technical/Business Writing B

Foreign Language & Literature

American Sign Language (ASL) B
English as a second language with teacher licensure B
Foreign Language & Literature – General B
French B
Sign Language Interpretation B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine B
Health System Administration B
Nursing (RN) A,B
Pre-Physical Therapy B
Predentistry B
Premedicine B
Prepharmacy B
Preveterinary Medicine B

History

History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Prelaw B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Mathematics/Computer Science B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health and wellness A
Health/Physical Fitness A

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

Political Science/Government B
Social Sciences – General B
Sociology B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Biblical languages and literature B
Missionary Studies B
Religious Education B
Religious/Sacred Music B
Youth Ministry B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Gardner-Webb University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(704) 406-2361
Website:www.gardner-webb.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:www.gardner-webb.edu/admissions/undergraduate-admissions/apply-now
Address:Main St, Boiling Springs, NC 28017-0997
Setting:32
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:3,915
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):55%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:13 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:2,160 (55% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$29,810
Out-of-state Tuition:$29,810
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$17,396

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Gardner-Webb University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Gardner-Webb University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services7642
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
Education1552
English Language and Literature/Letters11
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics4
Health Professions and Related Programs61342
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies2
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies31
Philosophy and Religious Studies11
Physical Sciences1
Psychology2
Social Sciences131
Theology and Religious Vocations22
Visual and Performing Arts6
Grand total15145198

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Gardner-Webb University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services7642
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
Education1142
English Language and Literature/Letters11
Health Professions and Related Programs51221
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Social Sciences131
Grand total14116125

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Gardner-Webb University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$29,810
Out-of-state$29,810
Books and supplies$1,300

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$7,772
Out-of-state$7,772

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid460100%
Grant or scholarship aid460100%$17,396
Student loan aid30266%$6,989

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,57260%$15,691
Federal student loans1,05340%$6,900

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Gardner-Webb University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Gardner-Webb University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants4,3101,8152,495
Percent admitted100%49%54%
Percent admitted who enrolled10%10%10%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Gardner-Webb University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment3,915
Undergraduate enrollment2,362
Graduate enrollment1,553

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Gardner-Webb University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
    • Nursing (CLNUR) - Clinical Doctorate
    • Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
    • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
  • Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools
    • Theology (THEOL) - Freestanding schools, as well as programs affiliated with larger institutions, offering graduate professional education for ministry and graduate study of theology (M. Christopher White School of Divinity )
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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