2,343
Students
Financial aid thermometer
25,228
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
10
444/4310
Acceptance Rate
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Setting
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Overview

Gardner-Webb University is a University institution located in Boiling Springs, NC, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 817
110 South Main Street
Boiling Springs, NC  28017
United States
Contact Associate Vice President of Undergraduate Admissions
Email: admissions@gardner-webb.edu
Phone: 704-406-4491
Fax: 704-406-4488

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
American Sign Language (ASL) Checkmark
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

4,310
Applied
444
Accepted
2,343
Enrolled
10%
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Female Admissions

2,495
Females Applied
257
Females Accepted
10%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,815
Males Applied
187
Males Accepted
10%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

40
Application Fee
3.74
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2.5
Required for some programs Interview
2 recommendations
Recommended Essay
2 recommendations

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 22 18 24

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

31,220
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Fees

420
Full-time student fees
10,390
Room & board
5,260
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

25,228
Avg. Financial Aid Package
27,388
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,097
Avg. Loan Aid
12,416
Avg. Grant Aid
8,063
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
75%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
20%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,343
Total undergrad students
1%
International Students
3%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.07%
Black or African American 15.19%
White or Caucasian 65.56%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.68%
Asian 1.45%
Two or more races 0.26%
Other 12.93%

Gender

Male (36.02%)
Female (63.98%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 51%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming, Parents' Weekend and Welcome Back Events

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Campus Ministries United, Student Government Association, Dawg Pound, Honors Student Association and International Club

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
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Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Lacrosse No No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Wrestling No Division 1 Checkmark
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Lacrosse No No Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

300
Total Faculty
13:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 165
Part-time - 135
Male - 151
Female - 149