Gardner-Webb University Rankings

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In the World#3645 of 14178
In North America#1046 of 2629
In the United States#973 of 2528
In North Carolina#26 of 66
In Boiling Springs#1 of 1

Quick Review

Religion
Southern Baptist
Acceptance rate
67%
Average SAT
1075
Average ACT
22
Avg. cost to attend
$21,217 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
1,999
Graduates
1,519
Male:Female Ratio
32:68
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Gardner-Webb University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate67%68%66%
Applicants4,8341,9472,887
Admissions3,2251,3161,909
Freshmen enrolled full time401183218
Freshmen enrolled part time11

715 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,115 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
269 or 67%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 970
or below

75% of them
had 1180
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Gardner-Webb University are 970-1180 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
233 or 58%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 19
or below

75% of them
had 24
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Gardner-Webb University are 19-24 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White2097 (60%)
Black or African American789 (23%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown389 (11%)
Hispanic127 (4%)
Two or more races49 (1%)
Asian41 (1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander6 (0.2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native4 (0.1%)
Nonresident Alien1 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$21,217/year
Average aid awarded
$23,709
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$18,034
$30-48K$19,669
$48-75K$19,951
$75-110K$24,417
$110K+$24,881

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$31,220$9,000
Tuition in-state$31,220$9,000
Tuition out-of-state$31,220$9,000
Fee in-district$630$50
Fee in-state$630$50
Fee out-of-state$630$50

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,368
Combined charge for room and board$10,390
Room charge$5,260
Meal charge$5,130

Gardner-Webb University Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse44741822
Educational Leadership and Administration, General7840
Business Administration and Management, General6046
Curriculum and Instruction4046
Accounting3231
Community Psychology35
Physician Assistant31
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration26
English Language and Literature, General1013
Exercise Physiology22
Organizational Leadership22
Family Practice Nurse & Nursing21
Biology & Biological Sciences, General18
Psychology, General18
Health & Health Care Administration & Management17
Pastoral Studies & Counseling143
Elementary Education and Teaching15
Educational & Instructional Technology15
Health and Physical Education & Fitness, General67
Divinity & Ministry85
Religion & Religious Studies56
Computer Science11
Communication and Media Studies, Other11
Mental Health Counseling & Counselor11
International Business & Trade & Commerce72
Graphic Design9
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services9
Marketing, Other8
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management7
Sociology6
Journalism5
Music, General5
Finance, General5
Mathematics, General5
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation4
Political Science and Government, General3
Athletic Training & Trainer2
Music Teacher Education2
International & Global Studies2
Chemistry, General2
Investments and Securities2
Intercultural & Multicultural and Diversity Studies2
Music Performance, General1
Dramatic & Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other1
Junior High & Intermediate & Middle School Education and Teaching1
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language & ESL Language Instructor1
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General1
Grand Total44437354138
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate56%58%55%
  • Full-time retention rate - 74%

Publications & Citations

Publications
419
Citations
2,301

Publication count by topic

Medicine
153
Psychology
97
Political science
28
History
23
Philosophy
19
Art
19
Sociology
18
Computer science
13
Business
10
Biology
9
Engineering
6
Economics
4
Mathematics
3
Geography
2
Chemistry
2
Physics
2
Materials science
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Business1875756
History188817
Economics2689209
Political science301040
Sociology306570
Psychology3128521
Medicine4049304
Physics448018
Computer science4550125
Engineering487020
Biology5034104
Mathematics544213
Chemistry59538

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199005
199102
199205
199323
199405
199504
199605
199756
1998511
1999015
2000612
2001321
2002433
2003249
2004348
2005258
2006499
2007596
2008795
200921111
201028130
201143117
201270139
201355172
201462141
201536171
201610143
20177132
20184103
20197128
202010127

General info

Alternative namesGWU
Founded1905
WikipediaGardner–Webb University
MottoPro Deo et Humanitate
For God and Humanity
Colorsscarlet, black
Academic CalendarSeptember to May (September - December; January-May)
Total FTE staff513
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity

Location and Contacts

AddressMain St
Boiling Springs, North Carolina, 28017-0997
United States
City population5,000
Phone7044062361

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