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Gardner-Webb University
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  • 4 Year
  • BOILING SPRINGS, NC

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade B minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade B
  5. Athletics
    grade B+
  6. Party Scene
    grade C minus
  7. Professors
    grade B+
  8. Location
    grade C
  9. Dorms
    grade B+
  10. Campus Food
    grade B minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B minus
  12. Safety
    grade A minus

About

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BOILING SPRINGS, NC 28017
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FCS
Athletic Conference
Big South Conference
From Gardner-Webb University

Gardner-Webb is a small, Christian university located in the beautiful foothills of North Carolina. Choose from 60+ world-class academic programs to ignite your future, including Nursing, Business, Exercise Science, Psychology, and many pre-professional programs such as pre-med or pre-law. Our vibrant community of over 1,400 residential students creates a warm and welcoming atmosphere, where you will grow in your faith and learn how to make a difference in the world. Mentoring faculty, combined with opportunities for hands-on learning, help you gain real-world experience that allows you to stand out in today's competitive job market. Go beyond the ordinary college experience and discover one that will prepare you for life after college!

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Gardner-Webb University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
67%
SAT Range
970-1180
ACT Range
19-24
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$21,217 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$23,709 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
86%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 51 responses
78%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 60 responses
71%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 59 responses

Majors

Undergraduate Nursing Programs

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 into the online RN to BSN and MSN programs. As a Bulldog Nurse, you will be prepared to use your God-given talents to serve your patients and community.

Online

Online Programs Offered
14
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
14
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    25%
  • On Campus
    46%
  • Online
    28%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,632 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
367
Undergrads Over 25
14%
Pell Grant
42%
Varsity Athletes
28%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 28 responses
  • Friendly
    75%
  • Honest
    14%
  • Stressed
    7%
  • Honest, caring, always there to help
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
91%
Poll
73%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 40 responses
Poll
63%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 78 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 36 responses
  • Great
    33%
  • Small, but lively
    28%
  • Small
    22%
  • Best school all around!
    8%
  • Home away from home
    8%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$38,700 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
56%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
89%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 27 responses

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