Gardner - Webb University Overview
Gardner - Webb University is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Boiling Springs, North Carolina. The charming, small-town atmosphere of Boiling Springs draws many to the area.
What Is Gardner - Webb University Known For?
- The doctor's degree is the highest award offered at Gardner - Webb.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 97% of the faculty were full-time.
- The average Gardner - Webb student graduates in 4.2 years. That's better than the national average of 4.4 years.
Gardner - Webb University Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Gardner - Webb.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Gardner - Webb has earned from around the web.
|#13||Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Curriculum & Instruction||College Factual|
|#26||Best Value Colleges for Physician Assistant||College Factual|
|#65||Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Education||College Factual|
|#135||Best Value Colleges for Allied Health Professions||College Factual|
|#154||Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Health Professions||College Factual|
|#168||Best Allied Health Professions Colleges for Veterans||College Factual|
Where Is Gardner - Webb University?
Contact details for Gardner - Webb are given below.
|Address:||Main St, Boiling Springs, NC 28017-0997|
How Do I Get Into Gardner - Webb?
You can apply to Gardner - Webb online at: www.gardner-webb.edu/admissions-and-financial-aid/undergraduate-admissions/how-to-apply/index
Admission Requirements for Gardner - Webb
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||recommended|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||considered but not required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Gardner - Webb?
Approximately 41% of accepted students are men and 59% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 78%, and the acceptance rate for women is 78%.
Average Test Scores
About 54% of students accepted to Gardner - Webb submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 480 and 580. Math scores were between 465 and 580.
Can I Afford Gardner - Webb University?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Gardner - Webb, approximately 65% of students took out student loans averaging $7,582 a year. That adds up to $30,328 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Gardner - Webb is 7.8%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.
Gardner - Webb University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 1,465 graduate students at the school.
Of the 1,726 full-time undergraduates at Gardner - Webb, 40% are male and 60% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Gardner - Webb University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||310|
|Hispanic or Latino||83|
North Carolina students aren't the only ones who study at Gardner - Webb University. At this time, 22 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 37 countries are represented at Gardner - Webb. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Canada, Norway, and Brazil.
Online Learning at Gardner - Webb University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Gardner - Webb has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 23rd most popular in North Carolina for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.
Online Affordability Rankings of Gardner - Webb
During the most recent year for which we have data, the full-time undergraduate tuition at Gardner - Webb University was $30,700 for both in-state and out-of-state students. The following table shows how Gardner - Webb is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are not mostly online.
|Major||Tuition for In-State Students||Tuition for Out-of-State Students|
|General Social Sciences||#49||#46|
|Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology||#72||#72|
|General English Literature||#73||#70|
|Finance & Financial Management||#75||#75|
Online Growth Rankings of Gardner - Webb
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Gardner - Webb University was 6.6%. This is the #1,503 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Gardner - Webb regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Gardner - Webb majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Gardner - Webb ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Gardner - Webb.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|General English Literature||#102|
|Management Information Systems||#106|
|Finance & Financial Management||#122|
|Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology||#147|
|English Language & Literature||#196|
|Health & Physical Education||#224|
|Curriculum & Instruction||#233|
|Instructional Media Design||#236|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies||#248|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Gardner - Webb University Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
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More about our data sources and methodologies.
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