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Gardner-Webb, founded in 1905, is a church-affiliated university of liberal and professional studies. Its 250-acre campus is located in Boiling Springs, in the Piedmont section of North Carolina.

Website: gardner-webb.edu/

Private
Co-ed
2,343
Undergraduate
Students
(82.4%) 1,499 Women
(46.4%) 844 Men
1,541
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
10% of 4,310 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.74
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
22 average
18-24 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$42,030
Tuition and Fees
$31,640
Room and Board
$10,390
Average Percent of Need Met
73%
Average Freshman Award
$27,992
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$31,680
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
165
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 39% of classes
10-19 students: 33% of classes
20-29 students: 21% of classes
30-39 students: 7% of classes
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Campus Life

Boiling Springs Population
5,614
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Charlotte
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
51% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Bulldog
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.6% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.9% Asian
13.5% Black/African-American
4.0% Hispanic/Latino
1.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
1.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
65.9% White
11.6% Unknown
International Students
0.1% from 9 countries
First-Year Students Returning
66.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
33.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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