Gardner-Webb University

Acceptance Rate 79 %
SAT Average 1,088
Tuition & Fees $32,200
Student Population 3,536
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $20,269

Academic Overview

Gardner-Webb University is a private (not-for-profit), four-years institute located in Boiling Springs, North Carolina. It is a Doctoral/Research University by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship.
The 2022 tuition & fees is $32,200 for undergraduate students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 3,536 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 79% and the graduation rate is 56% last year.
The salary after graduation from Gardner-Webb University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $41,600. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2022 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2021-2022, GWU's tuition & fees is $32,200. For graduate programs, its 2022 average tuition & fees is $10,130.
2022 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2022 key academic statistics at GWU. The acceptance rate of GWU is 79% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 10%. The average graduation rate is 56% and no students have transferred out from the school.
The average received amount of financial aid is $20,269 and 87% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 3,536 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Gardner-Webb University is 79 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Gardner-Webb University is 56 %
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate for Gardner-Webb University is 68 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Gardner-Webb University is 3,536
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Gardner-Webb University is 13 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
13 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $20,269 at Gardner-Webb University.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
AddressMain St, Boiling Springs, NC 28017-0997
Online Applicationwww.gardner-webb.edu/admissions-and-financial-aid/undergraduate-admissions/how-to-apply/index
Financial Aidwww.gardner-webb.edu/financial-planning
Net Price Calculatorwww.gardner-webb.edu/financial-planning
Disability Servicewww.gardner-webb.edu/academic-programs-and-resources/academic-support-services/noel-center-for-disability-resources/index

Offered Degrees

GWU offers 94 major programs through online and on-site education where 33 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Associate's Degree10
Bachelor's Degree485
Post Bachelor's Degree43
Master's Degree2012
Post Master's Degree139
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship84

Special Learning Opportunities

Gardner-Webb University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:1,252)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $5,130)

Veterans Benefits

Gardner-Webb University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges