Gardner Webb University: Review & Facts

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Gardner Webb University is a medium four-year, private not-for-profit school with 4,330 students enrolled. This school was established in 1905 and is the only school located in Boiling Springs, North Carolina.

Gardner Webb University is affiliated with Southern Baptist Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
63
Fair
Associate's degree, bachelor's degree, master's degree, postmaster certificate, and doctoral degree are offered at Gardner Webb University.

Gardner Webb University follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 63 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Nursing, Psychology, Management, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools.


Student Retention
73%
Good
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Gardner Webb University is fair at 73% (above North Carolina average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
13 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Gardner Webb University is below average - 57%.

Student to faculty ratio at Gardner Webb University is pretty good - 13:1. Find out more details on instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$28,300
High
Average tuition price is very high, around $27,900 annually. The additional fees at Gardner Webb University beyond tuition are approximately $400, which makes it a total of $28,300 per year.

Read the details about Gardner Webb University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
53%
Doable
According to government data, 3,866 applications were submitted and 2,037 were accepted; so it is not very hard to get admitted at this school.

This college will consider accepting dual credits and advanced placement credits for admission.

Learn more about admissions as well applicants test score stats at Gardner Webb University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,700
Medium
Gardner Webb University provides a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Gardner Webb University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D+
Unsafe
Gardner Webb University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 1,400 students, which provides a reasonable on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low - about $4,700 per academic year.

Army ROTC programs are available at Gardner Webb University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Gardner Webb University seems to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Gardner Webb University Location and Maps



Post Address: Gardner Webb University, Main St, Boiling Springs, North Carolina 28017-0997, USA
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