Gardner-Webb University

country rank  1016
world rank  2970

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University Overview

Established in 1905, Gardner-Webb University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the rural setting of the small town of Boiling Springs (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), North Carolina. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Charlotte, Statesville. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Gardner-Webb University (GWU) is a small (EduListing enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Baptist religion. Gardner-Webb University (GWU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 115 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym GWU
Founded 1905
Motto Pro Deo et Humanitate
For God and Humanity
Colours Scarlet and black

University Location

Address 110 S Main Street
Boiling Springs (population range: 2,500-9,999)
28017-0997 North Carolina
United States
T +1 (704) 406 4000
F +1
Other locations Charlotte, Statesville

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office PO Box 817
Boiling Springs 28017
+1 (704) 406 4498
800 253 6472

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation Christian-Baptist Christian-Baptist Southern Baptist Convention -

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Gardner-Webb University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020