Gardner Webb University Comparison

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Overview

GWU
Location Boiling Springs, NC
Setting Rural Fringe
Enrollment 3,536
Type Private 4 Year
National Ranking #590
Religious Affiliation Southern Baptist
Status Non-profit
Website gardner-webb.edu
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Costs

GWU
Tuition (In State) $31,220
Tuition (Out of State) $31,220
Room & Board $10,390
Avg Net Price $20,363
Avg Grant Aid $24,949
% Receiving Grant Aid 100%

Admission

GWU
Applied 5,370
Admitted 4,186
Acceptance Rate 78%
Enrolled % 11.3%
Avg High School GPA 3.74
Typical High School Grades A-
Admissions Standards Easy
Applicant Competition
ACT Range 18/25
SAT Range 945/1160
Submit Test Scores Considered but not required
Application Deadline

Academics

GWU
Student to Faculty Ratio 13:1
Popular Majors
  • Business (30%)
  • Social Sciences (23%)
  • Health Professions (18%)
  • Education (5%)
  • Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies (4%)

Outcomes

GWU
Graduation Rate 55%
Median Earnings (After 10 years) $40,500
Making Student Loan Payments 52%
Median Student Loan Debt $24,969
Median Loan Payment $258

Diversity

GWU
% Men 33%
% Women 67%
Racial Diversity Medium
HBCU No
% White 67%
% Black 17%
% Hispanic 3%
% Native American 1%
% Pacific Islander 0%
% Two or More Races 0%
% International 1%
% Unknown Race 10%

Students

GWU
% In-State 55%
% Out-of-State 42%

Campus

GWU
Campus Housing Yes
Freshman Dorm Required No
Meal Plan Yes
Weekend/Evening Classes Yes
Daycare Facility No
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov IPEDS and College Scorecard https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/